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A good place to eat hardly goes unnoticed. Here are just some of the articles we have received about our food, atmosphere and service. We are always happy to share our press coverage and appreciate all your feedback.

ChoLon Restaurant Concepts to Open YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar in Denver

“Chef Lon Symensma and ChoLon Restaurant Concepts (CRC) are opening their newest concept, YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar this Wednesday, November 17, 2021 in Denver’s Lower Downtown neighborhood at 1520 16th St Mall, Denver, CO 80202.

The space is fresh, playful and located right next door to the brand’s flagship ChoLon. Inspired by the bustling noodle shops from Symensma’s travels around Asia and time spent in New York City, YumCha is an upbeat and cozy spot for lunch, dinner and happy hour in the heart of Downtown Denver.”

YumCha Opens November 17 on the 16th Street Mall

“When you’re looking for food on the 16th Street Mall these days, chains make up the majority of options, save for a few notable locally owned holdouts. One of those had been Cho77 at 1520 16th Street, located around the corner from restaurateur Lon Symensma’s flagship ChoLon.”

ChoLon Restaurant Concepts to Open YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar in November

“Chef Lon Symensma and ChoLon Restaurant Concepts (CRC) today announce their newest concept, YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar will open next month in Denver’s Lower Downtown neighborhood at 1520 16th St Mall, Denver, CO 80202.

Formerly home to CRC’s own Cho77, the group took some time during the pandemic to rethink the space and the brand, creating with YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar. With a fresh new look and an exciting menu of handmade dumplings and Symensma’s travel-inspired noodles, the team is excited to bring the concept to life next month.”

YumCha Dumpling and Noodle Bar Opening in LoDo

“The acclaimed chef behind award-winning ChoLon Modern Asian and LeRoux, Chef Lon Symensma, founder of ChoLon Restaurant Concepts, is introducing a new brand—YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar.

YumCha will feature a fresh look and a new menu of handmade dumplings and Chef Symensma’s travel-inspired noodles.”

There’s A New Dumpling And Noodle Concept Coming To Denver In November, And We’re Stoked

“One of Denver’s best contemporary Asian restaurants, ChoLon, will be joined by another.

There’s A New Dumpling And Noodle Concept Coming To Denver In November, And We’re Stoked One of Denver’s best contemporary Asian restaurants, ChoLon, will be joined by another. ChoLon Restaurant Concepts, meaning “big market” and referencing the biggest Chinese-influenced market in Vietnam, is bringing a new concept to their already established repertoire. Yumcha Dumpling and Noodle Bar will be opening next month in LoDo. Originally slated to open Summer 2021, the wait is finally over this fall season, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what Yumacha will cook up.”

Full Plate: A new concept from ChoLon founder

“Chef Lon Symensma, owner of ChoLon, will replace the Cho77 Asian-street food restaurant that was adjacent to his downtown location with a new concept, YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar, sometime later this month. The restaurant is at 1520 16th St.”