By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY I call her Tai Tung Mom, and she celebrated her 100th birthday recently. At her party, she was animated and alert, recognizing everyone around her, including more than 40 grandkids and great grandkids. Shiu Jing Louie Chan is the mother of Harry and Tommy, owners of Tai Tung Restaurant. […]
Neon sign at Tai Tung
There’s something familiar back in the Chinatown-International District skyline. The neon sign that reportedly cost $15,000 at Tai Tung is a replica of the historic sign taken down in a remodel in the 1960s, which was likely installed in the 1930s. The project was facilitated by SCIDpda and 4Culture.
Anthony Bourdain eats at Tai Tung
On July 21, Anthony Bourdain, former chef and host of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” ate at Tai Tung restaurant, Seattle’s oldest Chinese restaurant. Tai Tung owner Harry Chan was busy in the kitchen when Bourdain entered in a low-key way (sans camera crew). It was only when a customer asked to have a photo taken […]
Iron Chef Morimoto visits Seattle
Masaharu Morimoto of Iron Chef fame visited Seattle on Feb. 13 and shared a meal with Jerry Quinn Lee of MG2 Foundation at Tai Tung. Morimoto reportedly gave Tai Tung’s owner, Harry Chan, a thumbs up, despite having to eat his meal in the dark during a power outage.
An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Kalimba band, a tribute to the music of epochal soul/funk act Earth, Wind & Fire,
Cause of Chinatown fire remains undetermined — building’s future also uncertain
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The cause of the Christmas Eve fire in the International District has been classified as “undetermined,” according to the Seattle Fire Department.
Chinatown–International District fired up for Dragon Fest 2013
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Thousands of visitors will make their way to Seattle’s Chinatown on July 13 and 14 to enjoy a weekend of entertainment and international cuisine designed at the neighborhood’s annual Dragon Fest.
Suspects escape after Tai Tung shooting
On Oct. 25, at 1:50 a.m., shots rang out from Tai Tung restaurant’s parking lot at the 500 block of Maynard Avenue South. The parking lot is owned by the restaurant, but it is not physically attached to the Tai Tung establishment.