Sheung loves his native Hong Kong, but to immigrate to the United States gave him new opportunities and kept him far away from mainland China. His dislike of Communism is evident in conversations with Sheung.
It’s not unusual for natives of Hong Kong to emigrate to North America and Europe, he said.
“I came to Oklahoma right after I finished my courses from Hong Kong Polytechnic." He learned Chinese cooking along the way.
The restaurant has 140 seats and three private party rooms for up to 36 people.
Restaurant staff will give customers a personal pair of new “chop sticks” and keep and clean them each time those customers come to Dot Wo.
“We want our customers to have fun,” Sheung said.
Family dinners range from $8.95 to $9.95. The $8.95 includes an egg roll, crispy chips (fried wonton) and rice. The $9.95 meal is served with vegetable soup, an egg roll, fried shrimp and rice.
Dot Wo also has “good stuff” that isn’t necessarily “on our regular menu,” he said.
Yet, customers can create their own special dishes by using the following:
Select your own sauce, and then choose four items from the following: carrots, broccoli, snow peas, baby corn, water chestnuts, celery, Chinese broccoli, bean sprouts, Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoots, green peppers, cabbage, green beans, tofu, yellow onions, mushrooms, baby bok choy and napa.
And, the dish can be sautéed or steamed with sauce on the side. Sauces include: brown sauce, Szechuan sauce, or hot pepper sauce.
Dot Wo restaurant has white wine, red wine, blush wine and imported beer that includes Tsing Tao, Sapporo, Corona and Foster.
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11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday
11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday