Joe Ng Triumphs Over General Tso



Squares welcome: lunch at Chinatown Brasserie.Photo courtesy Chinatown Brasserie


In January, dim-sum aficionados reveled in the news that Joe Ng, the citys top dim-sum man, was being promoted to executive chef of Chinatown Brasserie. Indeed, we named Ngs creations the best in the city. Now the cook has introduced a new lunch menu centered on his delicate Cantonese-style work. The dim sum (beef and scallion buns, lobster-tail tempura, fried lobster-and-cream-cheese sticks) is complemented by a number of light dishes (wok-fried noodles, udon omelettes, and various kinds of soup noodles). If youre still hankering for the heavier dishes they were serving at lunch, you can get them by special request. But as far were concerned, the new menu is all you need to know.

Chinatown Brasserie lunch menu [Menus]