May Patio Season Begin!

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Mother's Day 2023

Moms, you mean the world to us and we can’t wait to celebrate how wonderful you are!
Join us for a delicious meal, some sparkling wine, and of course — dessert! When you bring your mother to Sumiao on Mother’s Day this year, we’ll be sharing a complimentary dessert placed on a heart-shaped for each table.

What should you eat on Mother’s Day this year? Something fit for a queen, of course! Here are our three recommendations for the woman in your life:
1. Purple Yam Bao (4) 紫薯芋泥包
2. Steamed Egg Tofu 剁椒肉末蒸水蛋
3. Braised Chiba Tofu 高汤千叶豆腐

Chef Zhang's Monthly Recommendations

1. Fish Maw Soup With Luffa 丝瓜鱼肚双菌汤
2. Umami Shrimp Egg Tofu 毛豆虾仁玉子豆腐
3. Changsha Flavor Chicken 长沙口味鸡
4. BBQ Rib Festival 五香孜然烤排骨
5. Double Cooked Five-Spice Duck 飘香五味鸭
6. Steak Tip With Crunchy Yam 山药黑椒牛柳

Sip on Our May Drink Specials

With May comes Mother’s Day and Graduation season — two great reasons to celebrate this month! Let’s sip on these brand new (and pretty!) spring drinks:
1. Lychee Yakult Martini – Tito’s Vodka, St. Germain, Lychee Puree, Yakult
2. Spicy Guava Margarita – Ghost Tequila, Pink Guava Puree, Agave, Lime
3. Summer Twilight – Blackcurrant Puree, Falernum, Pineapple, Lemon, Tonic Water

Fine Japanese Whiskey

We’ve just added some new fine Japanese whiskey to our menu. These high-end whiskeys are a great way to say cheers and congratulations to our 2023 college graduates. Please join us so we can recommend the perfect one for you and your party!

Sipping on Spring Wines

Patio season, graduations, and warmer weather are the perfect reason to drink pink! Here’s what’s new on the menu:
1. Scarpetta Prosecco – Light, bright and sparkling! Aromas of juicy melon, white flowers and hazelnut. Green apple, honeydew melon and fresh cut flowers.
2. Gaeta Rose – Delicately peachy, dry, and incredibly sophisticated.

Exciting News: It's Patio Season!!

Let’s hear it for warmer weather and patio season! If you love dining outdoors, you’re going to love our beautiful patio! Please note that we are now allowing guests to book reservations specifically for the patio. Please make note as you are making your reservation. We can’t wait to enjoy this summer with our guests!

Congrats, 2023 Graduates!

We would love to host your graduation party in one of our special dining rooms or on our patio! If you’d like to celebrate with us, please get in touch with us soon as graduation season approaches. We promise to make your event memorable, delicious, and FUN!

Live Music at Sumiao

Ready to sing and dance with us at Sumiao? Come join us on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6-9pm for some of the best live music in town. We sure do love our musical guests!

Musician Highlight: Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell is an acoustic folk and rock performer. His influences range from Allman Brothers to Paul Simon to Dave Matthews, and he loves to play an eclectic mix of covers and original music that appeals to a wide range of audiences young and old. With 25 years of performing under my belt, Ian has worked with acts such as Nik and the Nice Guys, The Rochester Rat Pack, and my own band, Remedy. He has performed for weddings, private events, and large festivals. These days, he is performing as a solo act and is working on recording some new music and re-recording some of his more seasoned songs to release sometime this summer.