NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Chinatown restaurants mobilized and created the Second Annual Chinatown Restaurant Week from March 16 to 31, 2013, which offers $20.13 lunch and dinner specials that include the flavorful highlights of Shanghai, Sichuan, Hanoi, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Peking cuisines some with European, French, Italian, Mexican, and American influences.
"Hurricane Sandy may have knocked out power, but these participating restaurants, industry leaders, and community groups are taking our power back with the 2013 Chinatown Restaurant Week. Special thanks to our 2013 sponsors for supporting our community: Inca Kola USA, AARP New York, Dr. Lois Jackson - Pediatric Dentistry, and The Law Offices of John Chang. We also would like to extend our appreciation to Haagen-Dazs Chinatown for sponsoring our Reasons to Love Chinatown Now Facebook Contest," said organizer and Chinatown Restaurant Week producer and Kaimen Company President Julie Huang. "Power up Chinatown by sharing the list of participating Chinatown restaurants with your friends and colleagues. Post the list in your apartment buildings. Bring your power lunches, business dinners, meet and greets, fundraisers, board meetings, corporate retreats, sales meetings, staff appreciation dinners, birthday parties, bridal parties, weddings, out-of-town guests, families, children, first dates, and in-laws to our town. Tweet your photo of your Chinatown Restaurant Week visit and mention @ChinatownRW for a chance to win prizes."
About the Friday, March 8th, 2 pm Press Briefing at Silk Road Cafe (30 Mott Street)
Who: Participating restaurants listed in this press release, community supporters such as the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, and representatives from industry associations including James Versocki from the New York State Restaurant Association, Andrew Rigie from the New York City Hospitality Alliance, and Kenny Chan from the Chinese American Restaurant Service Association. We welcome Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Erik Bottcher and Linda Sun from the Office of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, Daniel Contreras from the Office of the New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Empire State Development President & CEO and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development Kenneth Adams, Karen He from the Office of the Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Mary Cooley from the Office of Senator Daniel Squadron, Esther Yang from the Office of New York City Comptroller John Liu, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Walter Algarin from the Office of New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Councilmember Jessica Lappin, Etienne David Adorno and Frances Escano from the Office of Councilmember Robert Jackson, District Leader Jenifer Rajkumar, Julie Menin, and Cathy Guerriero.
2013 Participating Businesses
All participating restaurants, unless otherwise noted, will offer special Chinatown Restaurant Week meals for $20.13*:
Asia Roma, 40 Mulberry St.
Diamond Hill Cafe,145 Canal St.
Golden Unicorn Restaurant , 18 E. Broadway
Emperor Japanese Tapas Shabu Restaurant, 96 Bowery St.
HK Wonton Garden, 79 Mulberry St.
Lobster Boat,11 Mott St.
Lucky Plaza Restaurant, 81 Chrystie St.
Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar,150 Centre St.
Mottzar Kitchen, 70 Mott St., Call ahead for reservations
Nha Trang One, 87 Baxter St., Dinner only
Old Sichuan, 65 Bayard St.
Peking Duck House, 28 Mott St., Lunch only
Pho Grand, 277c Grand St.
Red Egg, 202 Centre St.
Shanghai Cuisine, 89 Bayard St.
Shanghai Gourmet, 23 Pell St.
Xe Lua Vietnamese Restaurant, 86 Mulberry St.
Vegetarian Dim Sum House, 24 Pell St.
Yeah Shanghai Deluxe,50 Mott St.
*This pricing excludes tax and gratuity and is not the pricing for group parties. Please contact the restaurant directly for group party pricing.
About 2013 Chinatown Restaurant Week and its New Contest
Presented for the second time by Kaimen Company, Chinatown Restaurant Week is a community-based celebration of Chinese food, culture, and the local Chinatown community. Add yourself to our email list. Learn about deals by following us on Twitter @ChinatownRW or liking us on Facebook. Get the full list at ChinatownRestaurantWeek.com.
Snap a picture of your meal in NYC Chinatown. Tag it @ChinatownRW and share it on Twitter for a chance to win one of our autographed copies of Jennifer 8. Lee's Fortune Cookie Chronicles. Winners will be announced on Sundays - March 17, 24, and 31.
Contact: Julie Huang, (888) 989 8808 x703, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinatown Restaurant Week® is a registered trademark of Kaimen Company.
SOURCE Kaimen Company