Kung Fu Bing

Empanada Mama Opening at 189 East Houston

Last modified August 14, 2012 at 11:24 am

The revolving door of restaurants at 189 East Houston is about to receive its latest entrant. A Latin joint from Hell’s Kitchen.

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Masala Twist at 189 East Houston Shutters

Posted August 22, 2011 at 6:28 am

Masala Twist was pretty much on death watch from the moment it opened at 189 East Houston. More after the jump!

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Masala Twist Replaces Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston

Last modified May 11, 2011 at 10:45 pm

With Kung Fu Bing out of the way, 189 East Houston now has a new culinary concept.

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Boogie Staff Picks: The Year In Quickie Closures [2010]

Last modified October 2, 2011 at 10:34 am

This listicle is a compilation of five short-lived establishments that both opened and closed in the year 2010.

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Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston for Sale

Posted October 18, 2010 at 6:12 am

Kung Fu Bing is SOL. Again.  Over a week and a half has already transpired since the fast food joint suddenly closed. Now a nugget of truth sits in the window.

Kung Fu Bing Closed for Restructuring

Posted October 12, 2010 at 6:34 am

Just shy of a few months at 189 East Houston, Kung Fu Bing is now closed for renovations.  According to a pair of signs in the glass doors, the closure is only temporary for some necessary “restructuring.”

Kung Fu Bing Reveals New Signage at 189 East Houston

Posted July 1, 2010 at 6:13 am

With months of preparations already under its belt, Kung Fu Bing officially planted its flag at 189 East Houston.  So to speak.  There are now, not one, not two, but three illuminated signs bolted into the facade.

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Quickly Now Serving Bubble Tea at 79 Division

Last modified June 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Now that Kung Fu Bing is safe and sound at 189 East Houston, we can re-focus our attention on its former Division Street digs.  Gone are the yellowing Chinese newspapers and DIY “for rent” signs.  Over the holiday weekend, fresh orange signage was installed, revealing the latest cornershop occupant. And it’s a bit more health conscious.  Behold […]

Coming Soon: Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

Hold the phone!  Kung Fu Bing has not given up on the Lower East Side just yet. Merely a couple months after shuttering its eight-month-old location at 79 Division Street, the hokie eatery is poised to reopen at 189 East Houston, former home of Ashkara.

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Kung Fu Bing Recently Shuttered

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

With a surefire name like Kung Fu Bing, and a kitchy panda mascot to boot, we figured the fast food franchise would last longer than just eight months.  Especially given their delusions of grandeur about opening eighteen more outposts citywide.  As it happens, the Chinatown location at 79 Division Street recently shuttered.

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