Chinatown's Beloved Dim Sum Staple Empress Pavilion Will Reopen
Dim sum fans, don't fret. Empress Pavilion is coming back.
The 23-year-old Chinatown restaurant closed in June, much to the city's chagrin.
There's currently a banner hanging from the facade of Bamboo Plaza on Hill Street reads: "Empress Pavilion Coming Soon."
Says the Times:
Andy Lau, owner of Ocean Seafood, another dim sum restaurant farther south on Hill Street, will take over the second-floor Empress Pavilion space (and continue operating Ocean Seafood as well). Lau didn't immediately return a call for comment, but a manager at Ocean Seafood said that the new Empress Pavilion should be open in a couple of months.
Bring on the bao.