Tale of the Tape: Chew Man Chu

Marty Grims (Du Jour, Moshulu, White Dog) has re-conceptualized his DuJour Gourmet at Broad and Pine into Chew Man Chu, a dumpling, noodle and wok restaurant. It opens today.

The Space

  • Open wok kitchen
  • Chef counter allowing personalized tastings
  • Illuminated Lucite communal table
  • Orange tiles, wood paneling and purple wall decorated with noodle bars and koi

The Food

  • Chef Tyson Wong Ophaso
    • Laos native
    • Comes to Philadelphia via:
      • France
      • Bangkok
      • New York
      • San Francisco
      • Los Angeles
    • Competed against Iron Chef Morimoto in Iron Chef America
  • New flavors and ingredients in traditional dishes.
  • Appetizers between $4.50 and $7
  • Entrees from $8 to $19
  • Lunch, take-out and delivery will be available
  • Highlights:
    • Won Ton Soup made with Chinese Wine
    • Homemade Dumplings
    • Crispy Chinese Salad with Red Ginger and Plum Dressing
    • Green, Red or Jungle Curry
    • Chicken Chow Mein served in a Crisp Eggroll-Skin Cup
    • Banh Mi
    • Complimentary fresh doughnuts are served instead of fortune cookies
  • Full Food Menu

The Drinks

  • Specialty Cocktails including:
    • Ginger Margarita made with Sauza Hornitos Reposado, Fresh Ginger and Lime Juice, and Ginger Salt
    • Blood Orange Mojito made with Cruzan Light Rum, Fresh Squeezed Blood Orange Juice and Mint.
  • Sake by glass and bottle
  • 7 Asian beers
  • Full Drink Menu

Chew Man Chu
440 S Broad Street

For more on Chew Man Chu check out these articles:

Chewing the Fat with Chew Man Chu Owner Marty Grims [Grub Street]
Chew Man Chu in pictures [Meal Ticket]
Something to Chu On [Daily Candy]