Mission Chinese Food, Lower East Side. Some of the hottest restaurants in the country these days came from the most humble beginnings, sprung from trucks, carts and fleeting pop-ups. San Francisco’s Mission Chinese Food, for example, can trace its roots to a different concept called Mission Street Food.
Mission Chinese - Ma Po Tofu, Thrice Cooked Bacon, Hainam Chicken Rice, Stir Fried Pork Jowl and Winter Radishes, Kung Pao Pastrami, Shanghainese Chow Mein, Broccoli Beef Cheek, Sizzling Cumin Lamb. I'm so happy for Danny but sad for us that he's leaving for NYC!
Mission Chinese Food | What started in San Francisco in a dingy part of the Mission became a national success as the place became known for its eclectic asian soul food. This New York location was opened by one of the original owners.
Mission Chinese Food, a dive that is one of the most talked-about restaurants in San Francisco, is opening on the LES. In a telephone interview, Danny Bowien, the chef, who is still in San Francisco and preparing to leave on a trip to Sichuan province, said the New York restaurant, which is taking over the Rhong Tiam Garden location at 154 Orchard Street (Stanton Street), should open in the spring. The cooks from the San Francisco restaurant will come to New York.