Post Tagged with: "Chinese restaurants"

View of Chinatown from 1925 (Photo from the Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views at the NYPL)

‘Deviant Female Dining’ in Chinese Restaurants

East Asian, Food, Manhattan, Women April 5, 2019 at 3:43 pm

At a New-York Historical Society event, Professor Heather Lee described how Chinese restaurants once “provided a space of freedom and possibility for women” in New York, writes West Side Spirit.

Hongjun Yu, owner of Tang’s Noodle, at the Canal Street restaurant. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Immigrant Restaurateur Struggles with Culture Shock

Business, East Asian, Food, Immigration, Manhattan July 9, 2018 at 3:58 pm

For a restauranteur from China, running a restaurant in Chinatown proved more difficult than he imagined as the procedure to open one differs greatly between China and New York. He shares his experience with Sing Tao Daily.

Photographing Chinese Restaurant Workers

Photographing Chinese Restaurant Workers

Brooklyn, Food, Labor, Video February 27, 2018 at 4:09 pm

Katie Salisbury speaks to BRIC TV about her photojournalism project on the stories of Chinese takeout workers in Brooklyn.

Wong Kee Restaurant at 102 Mott St. (Screen shot via Google Maps)

Another Chinatown Restaurant to Close

Business, East Asian, Food, Manhattan, Video January 25, 2018 at 1:45 pm

Wong Kee Restaurant is closing after nearly three decades in business, reports SinoVision.

(Photo from ICE)

Tightened Immigration Enforcement May Put Chinese Restaurants at Risk

East Asian, Immigration, Labor April 19, 2017 at 5:24 pm

Attorneys tell World Journal that Chinese restaurant owners could soon become targeted by immigration authorities under the new priorities for federal prosecutors announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Division Street in Chinatown (Photo by jqpubliq, Creative Commons license)

Chinatown Restaurants Turn to Website to Draw More Customers

Business, East Asian, Food, Manhattan August 3, 2015 at 5:11 pm

OnDelivery.com, an online delivery service for Chinatown restaurants that otherwise wouldn’t offer delivery, could help boost business for an industry beleaguered by rising costs and fewer tourists, reports Sing Tao Daily.

(Photo by Lynac, Creative Commons license)

Chinese Restaurants Ready for Shark Fin Ban

East Asian, Food, In the News July 7, 2014 at 5:56 pm

Chinese restaurateurs shrugged at the new prohibition on shark fin sales, doubting that customers would insist on them for banquets, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Job agencies in Chinatown. I WILL VERIFY THIS BEFORE PUBLISHING. (Photo by Karina Wang via World Journal)

Wages of Chinese Restaurant Workers Rise

East Asian, Labor, Manhattan February 19, 2014 at 5:18 pm

A tight labor market and increasing demand for Chinese restaurant food over Chinese takeout has pushed wages higher for restaurant workers, by more than $100 a month on average, World Journal reports.

Fujianese Immigrants Fuel Growth, Changes

Fujianese Immigrants Fuel Growth, Changes

The influx of Fuzhou immigrants over four decades has impacted major businesses in the Chinese community, reports Sing Tao Daily in a special report that focuses on the Fuzhounese influence in the garment, restaurant and bus industries.

Chinatown business (Photo by Adam Fagen, Flickr Creative Commons License)

Chinese Businesses Wary of Future With Paid Sick Leave

Business, East Asian, Health, In the News, Politics April 2, 2013 at 3:03 pm

The World Journal speaks to Chinese small business owners who fear that a mandate on paid sick leave would worsen an already dire financial situation.

Great Taste’s owner didn’t know of his restaurants glowing reputation. (Photo by Anelise Chen/OpenCity)

Popular Dumpling Eatery Still Struggles to Make a Profit

Brooklyn, Business, Food, Immigration December 5, 2012 at 12:39 pm

The Great Taste Dumpling in Sunset Park is busy with hipsters and foodies, but the popularity hasn’t translated into profits for owner Mr. Chen, a Chinese immigrant who works 18-hour days to keep his business going, reports Open City.

Current food allergy poster. (Photo via New York Department of Health)

Chinese Restaurant Owners Weary of New Food Allergy Bill

East Asian, Food September 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm

The New York City Council is considering a new bill that will require restaurants to put up posters about foods in their menus that may cause allergies. But Chinese restaurants owners believe the legislation is not needed and will become a financial burden to them, reports The World Journal.

Jessica Sanchez (Photo via the FilAm)

Voices in Focus: Updates Galore and a ‘Chinese Food Crisis’ in Brooklyn

Culture, Food April 18, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Updates on the investigation into a controversial circumcision practice, the allegations of anti-Semitism at Brooklyn College, and the Chinatown newsstand declared illegal after 35 years; Filipino-American outrage over the near-ouster of Jessica Sanchez from American Idol; and a “Chinese food crisis” in Brooklyn.

Palace Diner in Flushing, Queens

Greek diner to be replaced by Chinese restaurant

Culture, In the News, Queens, Western European January 3, 2012 at 9:30 am

After 35 years of serving scrumptious meals, the Palace Diner in Flushing, Queens is closing its doors for good. Queens Courier reports that a family of diners who grew up on Greek food served by owner George Mantzikos is saying a sad farewell to the local landmark.

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