Local Guide 005: AAPI-Owned Businesses in NYC
It’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and as an AAPI‑owned business ourselves located in NYC, we wanted to shout out a few businesses owned by friends and family that identify as AAPI. We hope to add to the list and see this guide grow so check it out and share!
886 is a neon‑lit, compact East Village space known for its modern Taiwanese specialties & on‑tap sake. There’s even a take on the McDonald’s fried chicken sandwich in Taiwan.
2. Di and Di
3. Double Chicken Please
Founded by two Taiwanese cocktail vets, this newly opened brick‑and‑mortar bar used to be a traveling cocktail bar. With six drinks on tap and soon a multi‑course menu, this is a necessary stop in the Lower East Side.
4. Fish Cheeks
5. Madhuffala: Green Planet Organic
6. Nom Wah
7. Reload Health & Performance