Chinatown Favorite Jing Fong’s UWS Dim Sum Spot Opens Today
Jing Fong, the enormous Cantonese banquet hall in Chinatown, now has a new uptown sibling. Ownership announced over the weekend that the Upper West Side dim sum spot, in the works for several months, is set to (soft) launch today.
The slimmed-down version of same is about an eighth the size of the Elizabeth Street original, seating 100 customers including 40 outside. It’s taking over the space formerly occupied Planet Sushi at 380 Amsterdam Avenue (78th Street).