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Is China 59′s Chinese Lunch Combo Worth The Extra Money?

Most of the Chinese food options in the Financial District average about $7 or $8 for a lunch special. China 59 on Nassau St. (btw Maiden Lane & John St.) pegs theirs at $9 which gets you something from a list of mostly Americanized Chinese food, pork fried rice, and an egg roll. I wondered if it was worth walking down the wide staircase to the basement restaurant for lunch. To my surprise, little touches made the couple of extra dollars spent seem worth it.  Read more »

Hana Morphs Into China 59, Still Serves Trio Of Asian Food

Yesterday I noticed a  brand new awning for China 59 on what was more recently Hana on Nassau St. (btw. Maiden Lane & John). A look at the Chinese and Thai menus shows they haven’t really changed much except the name, and you can get all of the usual suspects in a lunch special for $8 or $9 which is at the higher end of what I consider an acceptable amount to pay for pad thai/sesame chicken/beef teriyaki. I’m always wary of places that serve more than one type of food, but I guess it’s one stop shopping for the indecisive eater.