Newest video release regarding Coronavirus. Have a look at this “Coronavirus: Chinatown Stories [Part 3: Aux Epices]” video below:


On March 15, 2020, I interviewed Mei Chau, chef/owner of Aux Epices, a Malaysian-French restaurant in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Since January, she said, business had substantially declined as news began to spread of a widening pandemic. All around her, restaurants were either closing or cutting back hours, but Mei remained optimistic and planned to remain open. Then came an unexpected blow:…..(read more)