When Suzie Wong opened recently, it brought to New York four more Buddha statues. At this point there may be more Buddhas in local restaurants than in all the temples in Kyoto. Suzie Wong’s statues are less than a foot tall, which made us wonder: Have these icons been shrinking since Tao plopped down its twenty-foot-tall Buddhankadonk eight years ago? We compiled some stats, took some pretty pictures, and made a nice slideshow out of it. And now, your moment of Zen.
Buddha: Enlightening the Dining Room [Slideshow]