Chili peppers abound at successor to Penang. Laundry list of a menu doesn’t skimp on options; classics like diced chicken with chili peppercorn or house-made bacon with leeks are sure to not ... read more
Fusion of Middle Eastern and Chinese food, offering everything from hand-pulled noodles to sloppy pork burgers. Space may not look like much, but eats don't disappoint. No matter how it sounds, s... read more
EMM crew adds an Asian palace to their Bow/FINALE Bowery funplex. Like their MePa hit Catch, Top Chef Hung Huynh mans the menu. Get social with shareable plates. Chinese inspirations in pepper-stea... read more
Chili peppers abound at UWS diner. Zippy interior sees ruby red mood lighting bouncing off white tablecloths. Laundry list of a menu doesn’t skimp on options, but classic standbys like diced ... read more
Latin-Asian mashup from the Crema crew. Hotel Indigo space done up in lucky red, with lanterns and umbrellas extending Oriental vibes. Mondrian-inspired wall panels accent modernity, reaffirming co... read more
Danny Emerman and Mah Chan of nearby Bottino drop this intimate Southeast-Asian/Chinese spot on the west side. Minimalistic décor, with salvaged Chinatown sign hanging on whitewashed brick. ... read more
San Francisco’s famed hole-in-the-wall expands to the LES. Swankier than the original, but still cozy like a dive. Funky orange chintz, wooden chairs hang from the ceiling; kitschy bathrooms ... read more
Golden Mall staple Xi'an Famous Foods opens an upscale outpost. As seen on TV, all the classics are here. Liang Pi "Cold Skin" Noodles and Savory Cumin Lamb Burger ready to mint new converts. Fresh... read more
Cantonese by way of London. UK lux-Chinese legend drops multi-million Times Square branch. Marble entryway gives way to trademark indigo-lighting at the long bar. Slick Asian lattices set off booth... read more
Korean-style Chinese will get you out of your General Tso and egg roll rut. Seoul-based export delivers fusion of the best of two cuisines. Dumplings aplenty to start things off, joined by jellyf... read more
Shanghai via midtown and time machine. Elegant '30s vibe and actual décor (mint-green walls, antiques, flattering lighting) definite anomalies for generally clanging NY Chinese. Kitchen puts... read more
Bao in the haus, dun. Four Loko scourge and steamed bread wizard Eddie Huang spins off EV sequel to LES original. Expanded offerings of Taiwanese street food, made with love and premium ingredien... read more
Hatches a modern take on a traditional teahouse. High-design interior pits mid-century modern chairs against flashy lights, mirrored walls. (Slick digs all the better for hosting latest incarnation... read more
Long Island City, we hardly recognize ye. Ultra-modern, hangar-sized space provides injection of glamour into Queens waterfront. Sick views of the UN, where owner-brothers worked for almost two dec... read more
Every few decades, culinary survivor Michael Chow hooks up NYC with another celebrity magnet. No matter what the year, the vibe always manages to remain distinctly 1986. What up, Mary Boone! The Tr... read more
It doesn't look like much, but the no-nonsense Chinese food is locally renowned. According to Traif owner Jason Marcus, it's the cat's meow. No worries -- cat is not on the menu. But Chinatown's be... read more
Chow schism, as Philippe finally leaves Mr. Michael for new life on the old East side. Fortunately, the tried and true favorites (green shrimp! drunken fish! $65 duck!) have come along, as have a f... read more
Succulent dumplings and hand-cranked snow ice prepared by a row of silent, methodical women. Welcome to the future. Never-ending trays of dumplings, chicken, pork, shrimp, and tofu tucked inside do... read more
If the cheesy name and font don't get your attention, gaudy interior surely will. Stainless steel bar, red walls, and white plastic furniture are the ultimate in faux-fancy glam. French-Chinese fu... read more
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...