Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Hing Kee Phohung Restaurant
Chefs Chan and Moy ladle flavorful sauces over Chinese fare, twine noodles around Thai dishes, and assemble warm pho and Vietnamese cuisine in a space brightened by mint-hued walls and the red-orange pop of a sriracha bottle on each table. Over at the sushi bar, chef Otta San rolls and slices fresh cylinders of the irresistible Japanese dish and slides them over to patrons busy building forts out of sticky rice.