central and carlisle


V.20 No.33 | 8/18/2011
Mina Yamashita

Mina's Dish

Chow Dynasty

Stalwart Asian bistro is reborn in Nob Hill

Fan Tang

Chow’s Chinese Bistro opened in Santa Fe in 1993. I remember a friend telling me about a great new Chinese place I should try, and I did. The food was a step up from ordinary—fresh, bright flavors, and ingredients beyond mix-and-match vegetables. In 1999, the first Albuquerque Chow’s opened on Juan Tabo, followed by another at Cottonwood mall in 2005. Proprietors Richard and Lucy Zeng and their son Jason opened Fan Tang two weeks ago in Nob Hill.

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