Congee Bowery Restaurant

Last week, I went and saw one of my favorite bands growing up, Soul Asylum. I really didn't know if I wanted to see them. I think it's weird seeing your childhood favs as old people. But I went anyway. It was c...

Kien Tuong’s Bitter Melon and Congee

I had extra time to kill until the next Chinatown bus to Boston (for my buddy John's wedding). I sat down at Kien Tuong (also known as New Kim Tuong). The pick 3 items with rice and soup is still $3.50. I or...

Congee Village House

Met up with friends at Gamal Hennessy's release party for his book "Seize the Night" at Happy Ending. I had a good time. I saw girls making out with each other in the sauna room ...it was only 7:30pm. We then h...

Corner 28 Upstairs Restaurant

Matt got the cravings for some Flushing Chinatown food late in the evening. So he picked me up in the rain and we headed over to Corner 28. The downstairs $1 Peking Duck Bun window was closed and so was the che...

Yogee Restaurant – Congee

I don't know if I'm turning into a wuss or my stomach's taken its toll, but I'm having a harder time trying sketchy hole in the walls. So after an hour of walking around Chinatown, I settled on Yogee Restaurant...

Hsin Wong

So I've read that the Big Wong of the old days had moved to Hsin Wong around the corner a few years back. It's interesting how you can learn what is relatively trivial info on the Internet and it will be there ...

A Big Wong Day

I had a plan to hit three Wong Restaurants in Chinatown in one day. Big Wong, Big Wing Wong and New Wing Wong. Unfortunately New Wing Wong doesn't exist anymore and that's a good thing. I was so stuffed. (updat...