Chinese Restaurant Close Down For Selling Rats In Prepared Dishes

A popular Asian/Chinese restaurant bistro here in Atlanta was closed down after authorities received a tip that the owner was accepting shipments of rats and mice from a vendor to prepare in his dishes.

The owner and his wife were arrested early this morning and charges are not known at this time. After a full search of the kitchen, authorities found, packaged rats, mice, kittens, puppies and a large frozen hawk.

The restaurant is a popular gathering spot for local celebrities such as Whitney Houston and husband Bobby Brown, Jermaine Dupree, Janet Jackson, Usher, Monica, Puffy, TI, Ludacris, Lil Jon, Toni Braxton, TLC and others.

The restaurant has locations off Peachtree Road and Alpharetta near North Pointe Mall.