Behind the Scenes of Lee and Hop Sing

Brian Freedman visits with Hop Sing Laundromat’s Lêe and finds out more about the man and his bar than even Freedman expected.

As for the drinks themselves—I’ve tasted maybe a dozen and a half of them, both as part of our interview as well as as a customer—Hop Sing’s are remarkably well-balanced and complex, and often succeed in unexpected, or at least too-rarely-seen, ways. With his sixth sense for flavor and balance, and with senior bartender Robert Fuentevilla on the team, the reality of Hop Sing hasn’t just met the pre-opening buzz—it has well exceeded it.

Behind the Scenes With Chinatown’s Long-Anticipated Hop Sing Laundromat [Philadelphia Weekly]
Hop Sing Laundromat [Official Site]

Photo of The “Failed Entertainment” |  Felicia Perretti

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  • rinse repeat

    oh jason you almost made it one whole week without mentioning hop sing.

  • Daytime Drinker.

    Lee must be really enjoying his blowjobs.

  • Kevin (the other one)

    Daytime Drinker, no one named Daytime Drinker is permitted in Hop Sing Laundromat.

    I’m just saying.

  • Really?

    ‘pretension … didn’t do much to welcome guests.’ uhhh yeah …Lee are u reading yer own hype?