Dollars to doughnuts

New restaurants serve Nanjing noodles, stuffed spuds

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There were certain things that Xi Liang Ma liked about living in Manhattan’s Chinatown. For instance, the Nanjing native could speak Mandarin to the clerks at the neighborhood post office.

But as a restaurateur, Xi didn’t care for the competition he faced in New York City. He wanted to find a place where it was hard to find dishes prepared in line with eastern China’s prevailing standards.


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