A year in the making, chef Po Fai Lam’s twin Cantonese and Kosher dining concept at Boca Park is officially pushing for a September debut and is currently hiring for its “upscale, but not stuffy environment.”
Operating two destinations inside the 2,027-square-foot former home of The Melting Pot, the Chinglish Cantonese Wine Bar will sit next door to sibling restaurant, Kosher Chinglish, at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Merialdo Lane. Early plans filed last year also called for a new 1,500-square-foot, 78-seat patio.
Promising to serve “authentic Hong Kong cuisine,” original hints of chef Lam’s menu also cited Macau, India, and Singapore as providing culinary inspiration, plus the potential of dishes prepared with “its own wine pairing, served on unique handmade stone pottery.”
Describing its westside neighborhood as affluent, Chinglish had hoped to debut early this year, appealing to “business luncheons, country club members, worldly travelers, and high earning families.” Now hiring customer-service focused staff for front and back of house positions, a final estimated opening date, or future hours, have not been revealed.
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