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Say Goodbye to 69 Bayard


Tonight marks the end of an era as 69 Bayard Chinese Restaurant Corporation closes its doors. Succumbing to higher rent and changing demographics, sadly we say "goodbye".

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When In London, Go To Chinatown (Of Course)


0000000The following guest article, was submitted by Richard Brody, aka Mee Rich Yee.   The Chinese Quest welcomes original articles pertaining to the Chinese dining experience.  Your article should pertain to Chinese restaurants, Chinese food, etc.  For more information, please contact us. On a recent trip to England and France, my wife (a.k.a. Mee Pee Wee C) and I found ourselves with no ...

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We Want Your Story


0000000We Want You… To submit any old pictures you might have… or, memories that you have of eating Chinese food… or, original stories about Chinese restaurants… Anything that you think would be of interest to readers of The Chinese Quest that you would like to share. We will publish all original, unpublished works at our discretion.  You would receive credit as the ...

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Chinese Restaurant Reviews for a Fiftieth of a Century!

Happy 2nd Anniversary

0000000Today, we are proud to celebrate bringing you unbiased reviews of Chinese restaurants for a fiftieth of a Century! We went from zero, to Newsday Hero’s!  Recognized early on by Newsday’s FollowLI, which highlights Twitter feeds that are follow-worthy.  And most recently by a full two page article that appeared in Newsday on this past Chinese New Year’s Day! We’ve ...

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MOTT Street – The Secret (Message)

Mott Street

0000000Subliminal messages are prevalent in advertising.  But, did you know they go so far as Street Signs too?  EVERY street sign in New York City uses UPPER and lower case except for one.  You may think it’s a coincidence.  But it’s not.  I don’t believe that there is any such thing as coincidences.  No.  This street name is all CAPitalized ...

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Tale of a Wandering Jew

The Long and Winding Road Wandering Jew

0000000This is the tale of our own Wandering Jew.  Mee Yong Joo makes every dining experience an adventure.  And his adventure often starts from the moment he leaves his house trying to find the Chinese restaurant that we’re eating at!  We often make fun of Mee Yong Joo  (good naturedly, of course) because he’s always getting lost.  Invariably, he’s always the ...

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