Han Dynasty

New Yorkers rejoiced upon hearing Han Dynasty would be coming to NYC.  Everyone in Philly goes nuts for the Sichuan Chinese chainlet and New Yorkers just won’t stand for Phily having something they don’t.  However there’s one thing that always comes with a much awaited restaurant opening and that’s lines.  Even a year later the wait…

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Mission Chinese

At about 1:30 AM on Friday night, I received a text from Karina that she was in the mood for Chinese food and a facial.  Thankfully I was still awake to make plans and set my alarm so we could make sure to arrive at Mission Chinese early enough to beat the crowds. If you…

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Yunnan Kitchen

With a fussy 21 month old, you don’t get the luxury of long dinners, but that doesn’t make the food any less good.  Yunnan Kitchen is a relatively new trendy Chinese spot in the LES that has proven tough to get into during prime dining time.  The New York Times quickly learned of it’s growing…

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Buford Highway: Queens in Atlanta

I know Jen was upset to leave New York, but she, Matt, and Avery have made themselves a beautiful life in Atlanta.  They told me one thing that eased the transition was seeing how close they were to Buford Highway.  Buford Highway is a sketchy area, but one that’s worth visiting if you want authentic…

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Amazing 66

Last night, a couple different groups of media folk got together with one of our reps to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  No, it’s not one of the major American holidays, but I think it’s a great excuse for a fun and different celebration.  Our rep is Chinese and has lived his whole life in…

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