Possible suspect in death of Chinese food delivery worker once raged about duck sauce, restaurant owner says
A man being investigated in connection with the fatal shooting of a Chinese food delivery worker in Queens on Saturday has had a series of “increasingly disturbing encounters” in the deceased’s workplace since late last year, according to the restaurant’s owner.
Zhiwen Yan, 45, was shot to death on Saturday night while making a delivery near 108th St. and 67th Dr. in Forest Hills. Surveillance video shows the moment shots were fired.
- TikTok user Kim Chi has recently amassed thousands of views for answering the question, “Why are Chinese takeaways shut on Tuesday?”
- “A lot of Chinese people who knew each other arranged to meet up on Tuesdays as a day off, and that’s what they would do to catch up and make plans,” Kim, whose family owns several Chinese restaurants in Glasgow, Scotland, said in her video.
- In the U.S., some Chinese restaurants close on Mondays instead. Some believe it has something to do with traffic since Mondays are reportedly considered one of the slowest days of the week.
- Others argue that local Chinese restaurants are not able to receive their fresh produce deliveries on Sundays, which is why it makes sense to close shop on Mondays.
- One anonymous user from Answerbag believes that closing on Tuesdays has a superstitious belief behind it: “It's because we Chinese people are very superstitious and according to this legend, dragons come to our restaurant to eat on Tuesdays!”
A TikTok user has recently amassed thousands of views for explaining why some Chinese takeaway restaurants are closed on Tuesdays.
Kim Chi, whose family owns several takeaway restaurants in Glasgow, Scotland, responded to a TikTok follower’s question about why some Chinese takeaway restaurants are closed on Tuesdays.
Singer R. Kelly’s defense lawyer reportedly tried to discredit one of his accusers in the singer’s ongoing sexual assault case by putting the blame on monosodium glutamate (MSG).
The testimony: Robert Kelly’s lawyer Deveraux L. Cannick made the unexpected comment on Thursday in response to the testimony of a woman identified only as “Sonja.” She is the eighth accuser to take the stand against Kelly on sex crimes and racketeering charges, reported the New York Times.
A long-standing restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown is closing its doors on Dec. 31 after losing business due to the pandemic, according to owner Doris Huang.
Although taking a break from her business was one of the reasons she decided to close China King, Huang said the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic also played a major role, according to Boston.com.
The oldest and still-running Chinatown restaurant in the United States, which has survived the 1918 Pandemic and two World Wars, is not in New York or San Francisco.
The Pekin Noodle Parlor, based in Butte, Montana, has been in operation since it first opened in 1911, according to CBS News.
A man threatened to burn a Chinese restaurant in Glasgow, Scotland “to the ground” after his chicken fried rice came with gravy.
The unidentified customer, who claimed to have been coming to the establishment since he was 7, was apparently disappointed after receiving gravy instead of extra soy sauce.
Lucky Lee’s, a restaurant in West Village, New York City, has been accused of racism and cultural appropriation hours after its opening of a “clean” Chinese cuisine that replaces traditional methods of preparation.
In a now-deleted Instagram post, Arielle Haspel, the nutritionist who opened Lucky Lee’s on Monday, reportedly claimed that her Chinese dishes are alternatives to the “oily” and “salty” cuisine that makes people “feel bloated and icky the next day.”
Andrew Zimmern, a celebrity chef and host of “Bizarre Foods” on the Travel Channel, has reportedly been fired following calling Midwest Chinese-American restaurants “horsesh*t.”
Sources close to the matter confirmed to Page Six that filming on “Bizarre Foods” and its sister show, “The Zimmern List,” have both been canceled midseason.
Asian food doesn’t really take much of an effort to appreciate and enjoy, but somehow, there are still some non-Asians who might need some lessons, especially on how to dine as we do.
Take the case, for example, of this group of diners who ordered a Chinese full-course meal.
It’s a popular belief that the iconic mixed vegetable and meat dish smothered in a starch-thickened sauce known as “chop suey” is actually American in origin instead of Chinese. But does this assumption actually hold water?
Widely believed to have been invented by Chinese Americans living in America, chop suey’s origins have sparked numerous conversations, debates, and, fortunately, some actual research. The beloved dish has way too many conflicting stories of origin that food historian Alan Davidson called “a prime example of culinary mythology”, which is said to be typical of popular foods.
Three armed robbery suspects messed with the wrong Chinese food delivery driver, who opened fire at the group after he was ambushed while doing his job in Florida.
The victim, a delivery driver working at Hot Wok in Jacksonville, told police that he was delivering an order on W. Arancio Drive on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. when two men answered the door carrying a gun, Action News Jax reported.
Panda Express has put a Mexican twist on its orange chicken by wrapping the menu item in a burrito.
The outer shell is made entirely of a scallion pancake, which can be filled with a base (chow mein noodles, fried rice, white rice, brown rice), sauces and veggies like pickled cucumbers or crispy shallots.