Leonard Lopate at Large: Ed Schoenfeld, Owner-Operator of Red Farm and Decoy, Zagat’s Top-Rated Chinese Restaurant in NY

In today’s show, Leonard talks to Ed Schoenfeld, the owner-operator of Decoy (Zagat’s top-rated Chinese restaurant in New York) and Red Farm.

A pioneer in the 1970s movement to bring authentic regional Chinese dishes to the US, Ed began his restaurant career as the maitre’d at Uncle Tai’s Hunan Yuan, one of New York’s first Hunan restaurants. Over the years, he has created dozens of beloved local restaurants as an owner-operator or consultant, including Chinatown Brasserie, Pig Heaven and Chop Suey Louie’s Litchi Lounge. Hear what makes Ed’s take on Chinese food so special.


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  1. Great to hear Leonard on air again. Found out by accident. Please spread word on internet.

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