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

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 at 5:23 am by
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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 September that Chicago sommelier Jason Wagner had joined the team. Street level, bar and booze are now ready, and the crew is busy putting the finally decorative touches onto the premises. And as of two weeks ago, their liquor license is active, according to SLA records.

Here’s a look through the front door:

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As previously discolosed, Fung Tu will offer up “creative Chinese food” at 22 Orchard.

Wilson Tang tells us that the establishment should be ready to serve on November 26.

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