Wilson Tang Joining Jonathan Wu for ‘Creative Chinese’ at 22 Orchard

Posted on: May 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am by
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Eight months ago, it had been team Fat Radish that planned to expand their local empire into 22 Orchard Street. The concept was to be called Two Good Traders, but the idea didn’t last the winter. Co-owners Ben Towill and Philip Winser ditched the idea. Now the former noodle wholesaler is being eyed by Wilson Tang, present proprietor of the Nom Wah Tea Parlor and the Old Bowery Station.

Documents delivered to Community Board 3 ahead of this month’s meeting reveal that Tang is joining former Per Se chef Jonathan Wu to deliver “creative Chinese food” to the neighborhood. Tentative name for the endeavor is Fung Tu, and will serve ten to twelve tables. An on-premise license is sought, with hours of operation between noon and 2am, seven days a week.

Here’s a taste of the sample menu…

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We should also disclose that Tang also sits on the SLA subcommittee for Community Board 3.

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