Arlington, VA 22202
In 1971 Charlie and Christiana Chiang began their odyssey in Chicago. Opportunities brought them to the Washington area and in 1973, and just three years into the food industry, they ventured to open their first restaurant, New China, on September 1974, in Alexandria, Virginia. The first Charlie Chiang’s® Restaurant and Lounge opened in 1981 on I Street in the nation’s capital. During the course of approximately thirty years, a total of sixteen restaurants have been opened successfully throughout the Metropolitan DC area, as well as in Ocean City, Maryland, Florida, and Chicago.