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What's Up With the Orient?

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toby1355 Jun 11, 2011 02:45 PM

We went by the Orient several months ago only to see that they were closed for renovations. Just called a few minutes ago......no answer. Does anyone know what's going on? With only it and Fortune Wheel as the only authentic Cantonese Chinese on the Island, it'd be a shame to lose either one.

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    budcar RE: toby1355 Jun 12, 2011 08:39 PM

    The windows are still covered. It appears that alterations are still going on.

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      csweeny RE: toby1355 Aug 9, 2011 05:36 PM

      Look for The Orient in Bethpage to re-open on wednesday, August 17.

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        Fred19 RE: csweeny Aug 10, 2011 04:53 AM

        That would be great news, but I heard that Tommy may not be involved. Any one know the details?

        ~Fred19

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          EZ Pass RE: Fred19 Aug 10, 2011 05:38 AM

          Where did you hear that???

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            csweeny RE: EZ Pass Aug 10, 2011 10:06 AM

            My daughter is friends with the owners daughter. I've been bugging her to find out when they would re-open. This news was posted on her facebook page this week.

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            csweeny RE: Fred19 Aug 10, 2011 10:04 AM

            Same family owns and operates. Not sure who Tommy is, but I got this news from the owners daughter.

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              EZ Pass RE: csweeny Aug 10, 2011 10:21 AM

              Tommy Tan is the owner of The Orient. Is it his daughter's FB page?

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                csweeny RE: EZ Pass Aug 10, 2011 10:54 AM

                That's affirmative.

        2. byrd RE: toby1355 Aug 10, 2011 10:24 AM

          http://long-island.newsday.com/restau...

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            dixdiner RE: byrd Aug 20, 2011 01:38 PM

            Went there for lunch on 8/19. new, modern decor, Same old watiers. Good as it ever was.

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