Category: Cantonese

Hong Kong specialties.

Cantonese

Chinese New Year Meal #2: Chatham Seafood Restaurant

After walking/napping off a spectacularly large lunch, we reconvened for dinner. The purpose of the dinner was to celebrate the recent engagement of my niece. Her mother chose Chatham Seafood in Chatham Square, right in the heart of Chinatown, NYC. They gave us three tables with the proviso that we leave by 7:00 pm. We […]

Cantonese

Chinese New Year Meal #1: 88 Palace

I celebrated Chinese New Year last weekend in NYC’s Chinatown. It was a time to reconnect with family and get my Hong Kong fix over the course of two lunches and a dinner. It has been the tradition in my extended family to have the Chinese New Year reunion meal at 88 Palace – a […]

Cantonese

The Two Wo Hops

On Mott Street in the heart of New York’s Chinatown, two restaurants sit side by side. One is at ground level and the other is in a basement accessible through stairs leading down from the street. The signage looks nearly identical “Wo Hop” at 17 Mott Street and “Wo Hop” with “City Inc.” in a […]