University of California Riverside
Wong Endowment

Wong Family History

Chungking restaurant

Voy Wong and Fay Hing Lee Wong were among the last of a generation of pioneer Chinese to immigrate to Riverside, California in the 1940’s. They were owners of downtown Riverside’s Chungking Restaurant located on Market Street near University Avenue. The restaurant opened during World War II and became a popular establishment for 33 years. Through hard work and perseverance, Voy and Fay became successful restaurateurs serving generations of Riversiders.

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