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Mei Lai Wah Coffee House

  1. NewsFeed
    Mei Lei Wah Closed, for SeriousDespite yesterday’s brief reprieve, it appears we’ll have to get pork buns elsewhere.
  2. NewsFeed
    Did Asimov Raise His Beloved Pork Buns From the Dead?One day after Eric Asimov’s moving elegy for a Chinatown coffeehouse, a sign in the window brings the promise of a resurrection.
  3. NewsFeed
    Elegy for a Chinatown CoffeehouseEric Asimov pens a passionate farewell to Meh Lai Wah Coffee House in Chinatown.
  4. In Other Magazines
    ‘Details’ Announces the Nation’s Top Breakfasts Fresh off the heels of Esquire’s Best Sandwiches in America comes Detail’s Best Breakfasts in America. We’re beginning to think that these features are a little played out. Since Alan Richman’s “The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die” spread in GQ last year, it seems every major man mag is looking to create its own Saveur 100, gathering up the most picturesque greasy spoons west of the Pecos. But who is going to get to all these places, anyway? And since they tend to be written by committee, why should we believe that they are good? They are fun to read, we’ll admit. And we don’t squawk at their only giving New York two picks (Barney Greengrass and Mei Lai Wah Coffee House). New York is a horrible breakfast town, where you can’t even get buttered toast, much less good shredded hash browns or scrapple. Breakfast in America [Details] Related: Esquire Sandwich Survey Is Spot-on