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The first Chinese restaurant in Chinatown

Richard Auffrey does some research, concludes the restaurant usually cited as the first probably wasn't, and introduces us to a Chinese band leader who may have opened the first, but then closed it because he liked touring with his band more.

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thinking that the 1st Chinatown restaurant wudda been Bob Lee's Islander.

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Thanks, Adam. That was a great read about one of my favorite cuisines. Now I'm jonesing for some.

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