Brooklyn’s Great Unsung Chinatown: A Food Tour of Avenue U

(by Corbo Eng)

The pulse of Chinese life in New York City has, arguably, shifted to the outer boroughs. Beyond Manhattan’s historic Chinatown, Chinese enclaves have long sprouted up in Flushing, Queens and also Sunset Park in Brooklyn. Adventurous eaters have descended upon those bustling neighborhoods for years now. However, on Avenue U in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn—far from the tourist traffic and where there is little foodie buzz—another Chinese community has taken shape. On assignment for Serious Eats, with a lot to discover and much to good food to eat, I searched the neighborhood for its best finds.

(This article originally appeared on Serious Eats on May 7, 2015)


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All photos on this page by Corbo Eng



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