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Anyone know where Lee Ho Fook is in Chinatown?

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bcmchong Nov 11, 2009 04:09 PM

in Manhattan Chinatown?

Thanks much.

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    adamshoe Nov 12, 2009 03:21 PM

    It's in the Soho area of LONDON, not NYC. "He was lookin' for a place called Lee Ho Fook..."
    adam

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      buttertart Nov 13, 2009 04:59 AM

      But of course, but astonishingly enough, the Chinese name of NY Noodletown (which to my shame I never noticed) is (in Mandarin) Li He Fu which is apparently pronounced Lee HoFook in Cantonese. Too amusing.

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      ooglewoogle Nov 12, 2009 05:57 AM

      Wow! If that was the name of my restaurant, I would *have* to turn around the first two words! :)

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        buttertart Nov 12, 2009 12:08 PM

        And you take the prize for best comment on this restaurant name! WZ was what came to my mind immediately.

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        slewfoot Nov 11, 2009 05:21 PM

        I believe it exists in a Warren Zevon song.

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          cookie monster Nov 11, 2009 05:26 PM

          Gonna get a big dish of beef chow mein . . .

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            Bob Martinez Nov 12, 2009 05:42 AM

            Ahhhhoooo .... Werewolves of London .....

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          SomeRandomIdiot Nov 11, 2009 05:09 PM

          I believe the place you're looking for is NY Noodletown at 28 Bowery.

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            bearmi Nov 11, 2009 08:02 PM

            I agree. That's the Chinese name for Great New York Noodletown. Here is a photo of the place with its Chinese name on the store sign.

            http://farm1.static.flickr.com/150/36...

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