Mission Chinese Food, Lower East Side. Some of the hottest restaurants in the country these days came from the most humble beginnings, sprung from trucks, carts and fleeting pop-ups. San Francisco’s Mission Chinese Food, for example, can trace its roots to a different concept called Mission Street Food.
Mission Chinese Food | What started in San Francisco in a dingy part of the Mission became a national success as the place became known for its eclectic asian soul food. This New York location was opened by one of the original owners.