The coronavirus pandemic has led to the closures of some 3,600 restaurants in the state, according to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association — with more closures expected as the cold winter months approach. To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Joanne Chang and Christopher Myers, the wife-and-husband team behind Myers + Chang.
It’s hard to imagine Bostonians adoring Myers + Chang’s dim sum brunch more than they already do, but enthusiasm continues to rise for this South End restaurant…
Myers + Chang provides straws to guests only upon request, encourages diners to bring their own takeout bags, and offers compostable bamboo chopsticks as an alternative to plasticware.
Myers + Chang has operated the popular South End spot serving Asian-inspired dishes since 2007, and its sole udon dish makes for a solid reason to venture out to the lively neighborhood.
As the chef-owner of eight Flour bakery cafes and the modern Chinese restaurant Myers + Chang, Joanne Chang is constantly on the move.
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“Of all the pan-fried pork-and-chive dumplings in this town, Mama Chang’s are the ones we dream about.”
The dumplings are tender, and you find yourself wishing you could just dine on dumplings, despite many other delicious things on Myers + Chang’s menu.
Those spicy lamb biang biang noodles still deliver strappy chew, and the nasi goreng is infused with as much wok hei as ever.
“The restaurant looks like a diner crossed with a modular home then possessed by the spirit of Hello Kitty.”
Outstanding Baker 2016.
10 years as of September of 2017.
Best Restaurants in South End, Best Dumplings.
Tucked away in Boston’s South End neighborhood, Myers & Chang is home to a wide variety of Asian cuisines. Here, you’ll find that there are no boundaries of what ingredients can be mixed and paired together.
On Mondays and Tuesdays Myers + Chang offers a “cheap date night” menu for couples trying to save but feel like they’re splurging.
Making dumplings with Joanne Chang at home.
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“Still crazy good after all these years.”
“The acclaimed chefs are here to show us that cooking Asian food doesn’t have to be super difficult or mysterious.”
Mama Chang’s dumplings, Indonesian Fried Chicken on CBS This Morning.
Myers + Chang has all the dumpling, bao, noodles, vegetables, chicken, shrimp, beef, rice, and salads you can handle
It’s a neighborhood favorite in the bustling South End and a weekend destination for Bostonians who crave a specific rendition of their favorite dishes.
Myers + Chang borrows from cuisines all over Asia, in addition to Taiwanese. But, “I think for me, it’s obvious it’s going to be Taiwanese-ish because that’s what I love and what I grew up with. “
Known for: Asian Soul Food, Fabulous Decor, Punchy Cocktails
So the next time someone suggests your group gets together at an apartment … take your friends to Myers & Chang instead.
“For impressing visiting foodies: Myers+Chang”
“It’s a high note, and we’re all really proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish together.”