Artist Flo Oy Wong describes her experiences working in Ai Joong Wah, the family restaurant in Oakland Chinatown at a 2010 book talk by John Jung at the Main Library, San Francisco.
"Noisy Jim" of the New Outlook Cafe, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Part 1 of 4 of a documentary by Tony Chan of rural Chinese cafes.
Bill Tong shares memories of growing up in his family restaurant, Tong's Tea Garden, at a book event with John Jung at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, June 2011.
On March 21, 2014 Bill informed me about an impending "redevelopment" of the area around Tong's Tea Garden's site because Northeastern Illinois University wants to expand even at the cost of destroying vibrant old neighborhoods. Here is a summary from Bill of the long history of the Tong Tea Gardens family restaurant that may soon be nothing but history: