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Another Day, Another Crazy Dish to Emerge from Mission Chinese Food's Menu Development HQ

Mission Chinese Food could open any day now, and in the meantime Danny Bowien is making naan and giant dumpling pancakes.

Michael Benjamin

Recipe testing continues apace at Mission Chinese Food, which must be now just inches away from opening. Nearly every day there's some new toy in the kitchen, or some never-before-seen dish. Last night, it was this pan-fried dumpling pancake. And Danny Bowien was also experimenting with his wood-fired oven again, this time producing what appears to be a very large, very puffy naan-like bread:

Rumor has it that Bowien is aiming to open before Christmas, at which point all will be revealed.

Mission Chinese Food

171 East Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10002 (917) 376-5660 Visit Website

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