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In Chinatown, Mr. Fong’s Aims to Be Like the Old Max Fish, ‘With Better Cocktails’

The chill new bar at Mr. Fong's. (Photo Credit: Sam Gillette)

The chill new bar at Mr. Fong’s. (Photo Credit: Sam Gillette)

Alas, Lit is closing, but could Mr. Fong’s keep hope alive for the downtown set? Lucas Moran, who just opened the neighborhood bar in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge, wants his new place to be “like the way Max Fish used to be when I was a kid, but with better cocktails.”

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Williamsburg Gets a ‘Market-Driven Chinese’ Spot With Soy Sauce On Tap

Inside Kings County Imperial.

Inside Kings County Imperial.

Williamsburg is getting a new Chinese restaurant tonight, but don’t expect to see empty tubs of MSG behind Kings County Imperial. Instead there’s an acre-sized garden from which the owners plan to pull heirloom vegetables, Chinese red mustard, and Szechuan peppercorns.

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