Brooklyn Wok Shop opened two and a half months ago in the notoriously hip and culinarily erudite neighborhood of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, N.Y. The restaurant’s most popular dish is General Tso’s chicken. A preference for the most ordinary of Chinese-American takeout staples could seem peculiar in a neighborhood whose denizens thrive on food like shrimp with house-cured lardo at Betto restaurant or sunchoke soup with pickled shallot, fried rosemary and brandied cherries at Diner. ...
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