There aren’t many ethnic restaurants in Charlevoix—two, to be exact—so maybe I’ll excuse a comment I overheard from the chimney, I mean woman, sitting behind us at Chee Peng, a "Chinese, Thai, and American" restaurant located on the outskirts of downtown. Following a series of tobacco-induced coughs and hacks, and after coaching her husband on the puzzlingly forgotten art of how to place an order, she growled in a parched, raspy voice, "If I can eat this, I can eat anything." Hmmm… yes… anything. Here, at Chee Peng, the peak of ethnicity with its fine selection of fried rice, chicken, and… New York strip steaks.
Decked out in decor straight from the ‘70s, with brown-orange toned window shades, w...Read More