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Yung Sing on Baldwin - GONE?!

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sabbatino Sep 21, 2010 09:53 AM

anyone out there as upset as me about what seems to be the demise of Yung Sing, the ancient hole-in-the-wall dim-sum place on Baldwin. it's been shuttered since last fall.

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    acd123 RE: sabbatino Sep 21, 2010 10:36 AM

    I think they are renovating.

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      T Long RE: acd123 Sep 21, 2010 04:34 PM

      I walked by the other day and the note posted was out of date....something about returning by....? (a date/timing already past). If they were still renovating, they should be updating that note. Does not look promising for Yung Sing fans.

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        knusprig RE: T Long Sep 21, 2010 07:28 PM

        I went by a few times this past spring & summer. There never was any reno worker. I think Yung Sing is history.

        Knusprig

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      ziggystardust RE: sabbatino Sep 22, 2010 04:57 AM

      I walk by it nearly every day and I haven't seen a speck of dust move there since last year. I think it's history.

      1. jlunar RE: sabbatino Sep 22, 2010 08:05 AM

        Let me give a collective "Nooooooo...!" for everyone. That's some history fading away now...

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          TorontoJo RE: jlunar Sep 22, 2010 08:09 AM

          This makes me very, very sad. Many a lunch consisted of those $1 buns, back in the day. :(

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            acd123 RE: TorontoJo Sep 22, 2010 08:19 AM

            Me too. I like the shabby vibe in there and the food was delish.

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              DrewStar RE: acd123 Sep 22, 2010 08:33 AM

              That's a shame. I really enjoyed the tofu bun. It was more expensive than the other ones, but made for a healthy and tasty lunch.

        2. Teep RE: sabbatino Sep 22, 2010 05:28 PM

          Just a note, traditionally if a Chinese restaurant/store closes its doors, they would post a note saying "temporarily closed for renovations". Similarly, if you want to buy something in a store and they don't carry it, they'll say "we're all out". They don't want to sound TOO negative. :-)

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            missmu RE: Teep Sep 22, 2010 06:18 PM

            Guess it's a way to let the realization of reality settle in. : P

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              T Long RE: Teep Sep 22, 2010 07:58 PM

              Teep: That's interesting and kinda cute. What if a place was really closed for renovations?...."really temporarily closed....."

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                smartygirl RE: Teep Oct 8, 2010 01:20 PM

                oh, that is not what i wanted to hear! there was one day in august i went by and it looked like they were doing something... i guess they were packing up whatever was left.

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                stw RE: sabbatino Sep 23, 2010 05:57 AM

                I really liked those tofu buns.

                Anyone know anywhere else I can get something similar?

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