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Two Happy Buddhas: Enlightening Your Palate

"Bridging Cultures, Crafting Flavors, Creating Community" with Two Happy Buddhas, an AAPI-owned hospitality group based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Led by culinary innovators Alex Kuk and Diego Ng, we are dedicated to creating unique dining experiences inspired by our passion for connecting with our community and promoting cultural diversity.

About Us

Two Happy Buddhas emerged from the dynamic partnership of chefs Alex Kuk and Diego Ng, whose shared vision for exceptional culinary experiences led to the creation of Temple Street Eatery. With locations in both Pembroke Pines and Fort Lauderdale, Temple Street Eatery offers a creative twist on classic Asian American comfort foods.

Our Mission

Our mission is to bridge cultures through innovative culinary creations that celebrate our rich heritage and the diversity of our community. We aim to craft dining experiences that not only delight the taste buds but also educate and foster appreciation for Asian cuisine.

Community and Collaboration

At Two Happy Buddhas, we cherish the strength of community ties. As an AAPI-owned business based in South Florida, our mission extends beyond serving exceptional food—we are dedicated to enriching the cultural landscape and honoring our heritage. Here’s a glimpse of our community initiatives:

  • Wok 'n Roll – VLFWF's Asian Street Food & Music Experience: An event in collaboration with Visit Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival that celebrated Asian cuisine alongside classic rock 'n roll, curated by Two Happy Buddhas. This event not only showcased Broward’s top AAPI restaurants but also raised awareness and support for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
  • Broward House Collaboration: We teamed up with Broward House to host dumpling-making classes, blending culinary education with community support. These classes not only teach the art of dumpling making but also help fund Broward House’s vital services.
  • No Kid Hungry Collaboration: We partnered with The Naughty Fork for a collaboration that supported No Kid Hungry. This initiative was part of our commitment to contribute to the fight against child hunger.

Join Us for Consulting Services

At Two Happy Buddhas, we extend our expertise in crafting exceptional culinary experiences to other businesses through our specialized consulting services. Leveraging our unique insight in Asian American cuisine, we provide tailored support to help your establishment enhance its dining experience and operational efficiency.

How We Can Help

Our consulting services are designed to bring innovation and cultural bridging to your business. From menu development to staff training and operational management, we offer comprehensive solutions that reflect our commitment to excellence and community engagement.

Get Started

We invite you to fill out our consulting inquiry form. This form will help us understand your unique needs and how we can assist in achieving your goals. 

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