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Chinese Restaurant Employees Targeted in 2 Separate Attacks in Flushing

Xi'an Famous Foods

Jason Wang, the CEO of Xi’an Famous Foods, is now closing his stores earlier than usual as a safety precaution for his employees following an attack on two of his workers.

Wang claimed in a CBS News interview on Thursday that two of his employees were punched in the face by unknown individuals. He added that the force of the assault broke one of the victim’s glasses after he was followed off a subway.

NYC Chef Sparks Outrage for Blaming COVID-19 on Chinese People

Jose Luis Chavez

A New York City chef has come under fire after filming himself blaming Chinese people for spreading COVID-19 and claiming that they eat bats.

In a video posted on Instagram on Sunday, Chef Jose Luis Chavez, co-founder and owner of Mission Ceviche on Second Avenue, can be heard saying in Spanish, “These Chinese people comes to eat bats and we get this issues god dammit.”

Eddie Huang Unveils His First Feature Film ‘Boogie’

boogie

Restaurateur and “Fresh Off the Boat” author Eddie Huang is making his feature film directorial debut with a basketball drama titled “Boogie.” 

Boogie’s story: The film, which unveiled its first trailer on Tuesday, tells the story of Chinese-Taiwanese American Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a talented basketball player who aspires to someday play for the NBA, reports People

NY Chinatown Bakery Manager Gets $50K Google Grant With Help From Will Smith

Will Smith

A bakery manager in New York City’s Chinatown is getting much-needed support from Google and Will Smith this holiday season after his community was hit particularly hard by the pandemic.

Patrick Mock, the manager of 46 Mott Bakery, has been delivering hundreds of free meals to elderly residents, the homeless, frontline and essential workers to help them get through this difficult time.