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Danny Ng's closed for renovation

lauriel Apr 17, 2007 11:05 AM

Just got back from lunch on Pell Street and passed by Danny Ng's which is closed. The sign says it's closed for renovation. Has he moved to Amazing 66?

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    AppleSpam RE: lauriel Apr 29, 2007 12:55 PM

    I passed by it today. I didn't check if it was open or not, but I noticed the sign had changed to read "ABC Chinese Restaurant" (or something like that). I think the Chinese name was still the same.

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      babychica RE: AppleSpam Apr 29, 2007 08:42 PM

      FYI, the restaurant is closed for renovation but will not reopen with Danny Ng as it's chef. New owners and a new chef.

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        lauriel RE: babychica May 1, 2007 06:16 AM

        Thank you, babychica and AppleSpam. I had wondered about what Danny Ng was doing.

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          kobetobiko RE: lauriel May 1, 2007 07:07 AM

          Someone from the Manhattan board mentioned awhile back that the chef and some of the serving staff from the original Danny Ng went to Amazing 66 on Mott. That's why the dishes there taste and look similar.

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            AppleSpam RE: kobetobiko May 1, 2007 09:46 AM

            Danny Ng was one of my most memorable Chinatown dining experiences. My friend and I pored over their lengthy and largely illegible handwritten Chinese menu and had a long discussion with the waiter before we finally decided what to order. Turned out to be well worth the effort.

            Planning to go to Amazing 66 sometime in the near future; I'll see if I can recreate the experience.

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      baudemone RE: lauriel Mar 6, 2008 02:38 PM

      I have been to the new restaurant ABC Chinese Restaurant and I thought that the food there was really good. The service was excellent. I been to both Danny Ng's and ABC Chinese Restaurant; I though ABC was so much better.

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        Lau RE: baudemone Mar 6, 2008 03:20 PM

        its probably worth trying b/c alot of these ctown restaurants start out awesome
        and then they go downhill when the chef leaves

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          kobetobiko RE: Lau Mar 6, 2008 03:53 PM

          The whole team of Danny Ng is now working at Amazing 66 (I believe it's the same chef!)

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            Lau RE: kobetobiko Mar 6, 2008 06:39 PM

            i love amazing 66 right now...its in its prime and i think its the best cantonese restaurant in manhattan right now

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