Ching's Restaurant Redemption

June 2018

S2 Ep7 - Kirakuya Sake

Expired 3.0 4 x
NYC's Koreatown is the location for Ching-He Huang’s next struggling restaurant. Run by fun-loving owner May, Kirakuya Sake used to be THE place to drink and party for the city's Korean and Japanese communities - with May at the centre of the fun. Unfortunately, these days the party appears to be over. Business has decline...

S2 Ep6 - Red Panda Asian Bistro

Expired 3.0 8 x
Ching-He Huang brings her culinary magic to a restaurant in Queens that's on the verge of extinction. Business partners Roger, Sam and Paulina opened Red Panda a year ago and have tried everything to attract customers to their restaurant. They extended their menu to include Chinese, Thai, Korean and Japanese options, but f...

S2 Ep13 - Thai Rock

Expired 3.0 15 x
Ching-He Huang’s heading to iconic Rockaway Beach in New York to help a waterfront restaurant that's already survived despite the odds. Two years ago, ex-Wall Street worker Robert and his Thai wife Metta's beachfront restaurant, Thai Rock, was decimated by Hurricane Sandy. The clean-up operation left them with debts totall...

S2 Ep1 - Chal Chilli

Expired 3.0 16 x
Changing the face of Asian food in America one menu at a time, Ching-He Huang travels across America to help struggling restaurants update and revitalise their dishes and make over their establishments. Ching's headed to New York City's Murray Hill, where she's tasked with helping to save a Pakistani mother and daughter's ...
March 2017

S2 Ep12 - Korea House

Expired 3.0 11 x
Ching-He Huang is heading to Silicon Valley to help a restaurant owner keep her establishment afloat. Hye Kim is the owner of Korea House, a restaurant specialising in a Korean all-you-can-eat buffet. With big IT companies and college campuses nearby it should be filled with hungry office workers, but it's failing to attra...

S2 Ep11 - Naked Chorizo

Expired 4.0 15 x
Food trucks are the latest foodie fad, a whopping $800 million industry in the USA. But one truck in San Francisco is suffering from an identity crisis and has called in Ching to help. Zenia Llamas was inspired to make her own "naked chorizo" - the spicy Spanish sausage served without the usual casing. A food truck showcas...

S2 Ep9 - Golden China

Expired 3.0 23 x
Ching-He Huang’s heading east, to a struggling restaurant in Canton, Massachusetts. Golden China's been in the Chen family since the 1970s, and since then neither menu nor decor have changed. Once Golden China was considered Canton's answer to Boston's ‘Cheers’ bar, a popular Chinese sports-bar themed restaurant. Now it's ...
February 2017

S2 Ep8 - Joey Thai

Expired 3.0 15 x
Ching-He Huang’s dishing out culinary therapy at a Thai restaurant in New Jersey. After their first restaurant in Manhattan failed, ex-husband and wife team Joey and Jumi had hoped for better luck opening a business in Montclair. Sadly after only a year they've found themselves struggling to make more than $100 a day. Now ...

S2 Ep5 - Fusion Fire

Expired 3.0 21 x
Ching-He Huang’s next restaurant seems like a lost cause from the get go. Hidden in a nondescript mall in Pennsylvania with no obvious signage, it's a challenge to find it. Frank and Vivian Dominick gave up their careers to run Fusion Fire with no prior restaurant experience. The original concept was Chinese hot pot, but t...

S2 Ep4 - Pho Barclay

Expired 3.0 30 x
Ching-He Huang’s next destination is Cherry Hill, New Jersey. When brother and sister Jim and Anita opened Vietnamese restaurant, Pho Barclay, there were lines of customers out the door. One year later the business has slowed and the food has become boring and predictable. Ching is shocked to discover that Anita is bank ro...