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Dine and Dasher Caught on Camera at Nom Wah Tu on Orchard Street [VIDEO]

Posted October 11, 2017 at 5:02 am

Nom Wah Tu just debuted on Orchard Street and it’s already attracting some of the wrong customers. Ownership yesterday posted surveillance video of “dine and dashers” at the restaurant. “If you know these punks, let them know they can come back and pay for their meal anytime, the Instagram entry reads. They also warned fellow […]

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‘Nom Wah Tu’ is Now Serving Dim Sum on Orchard Street

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:02 am

Not three weeks after Fung Tu called it quits, Wilson Tang’s Nom Wah replacement is ready to go. Nom Wah Tu, as it’s known, opened at 22 Orchard Street yesterday afternoon. As reported, Tang and his partner Jonathan Wu revamped the space to create a more “approachable” establishment that fits the neighborhood and imbues elements of […]

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Fung Tu Shutters Tonight Ahead of Transition to ‘Nom Wah Tu’

Posted August 31, 2017 at 5:13 am

Today is your last chance to dine at Fung Tu. The four-year-old Chinese-American eatery at 22 Orchard Street closes after service tonight. It will pivot to something different, yet altogether familiar. As previously reported, co-founders Wilson Tang and Jonathan Wu will keep the space, and create another offshoot of the Nom Wah Tea Parlor. Nom Wah […]

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Fung Tu will Close Next Month to Make Way for ‘Nom Wah Tu’ Expansion

Posted August 1, 2017 at 5:08 am

Fung Tu has a month to live. The Chinese-American restaurant will bow out on August 31 after just under four years at 22 Orchard Street. Despite several changes on the ground – both in menu and aesthetics – the team decided a “much larger change was needed.” So co-founders Wilson Tang and Jonathan Wu will […]

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‘Nom Wah Nolita’ Lunch Counter Soft Opens at 10 Kenmare Street

Posted September 26, 2016 at 5:08 am

While the eye of consumerism was trained on a three-block stretch of Orchard Street (i.e. Pickle Day), the iconic Nom Wah Tea Parlor quietly opened its new satellite store on Kenmare. For Nom Wah Nolita, the interval from announcement to commencement was barely a week. The new lunch counter is currently in soft launch mode […]

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Fung Tu is Still Without Gas After 7 Weeks

Posted September 1, 2015 at 5:14 am

Seven weeks. This past Friday marks the seven-week point that Fung Tu has been without gas at 22 Orchard Street. In fact, the whole building remains without connection. Owner Wilson Tang is keeping the restaurant open during this period, pulling stunts continue service; there is even a dedicated “No gas menu” which is now the status […]

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Fung Tu Reopens Tonight After Gas Leak Hiatus

Posted July 16, 2015 at 5:09 am

Fung Tu reopens for dinner service tonight after a week on the sidelines. As previously reported, a gas leak in its building at 22 Orchard Street forced the business to close until further notice. Meaning, now. Owner Wilson Tang informs us that, even though the restaurant will be open, they’ll be serving a limited menu. […]

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Fung Tu on Orchard Street is Closed Due to a Gas Leak in the Building

Posted July 15, 2015 at 5:12 am

Wilson Tang’s popular Chinese restaurant, Fung Tu, remains temporarily sidelined due to a gas leak in its building at Orchard Street. A sign posted in the window over the weekend announces the closure, and that reopening is likely “several days” from fruition. Unfortunately due to a gas leak, Fung Tu currently has no gas and […]

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Wilson Tang’s ‘Fung Tu’ Opening at the End of November on Orchard Street

Posted November 12, 2013 at 5:23 am

Fung Tu means “wind and soil” in Chinese. Here on the Lower East Side, however, the translation is a new restaurant by Nom Wah’s Wilson Tang and Per Se veteran Jonathan Wu. The 50-seat restaurant at 22 Orchard Street is almost ready to go, with the last pieces falling into place. Eater reported back in […]

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Kevin Bacon Was Filming at Nom Wah Yesterday

Posted September 23, 2013 at 6:10 am

Nom Wah Tea Parlor is now one degree of separation from his majesty Kevin Bacon. The ubiquitous actor was spotted yesterday filming a commercial at the ninety-three-year-old Doyers Street eatery. Apparently the production was for some sort of “cell phone” advert. We were also told that Kevin Bacon did not sample anything from the Nom […]

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