Our Story

Asia Gourmet is a small family-owned Chinese fast food restaurant in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Recently re-opened in August 2014, it is run by Aileen Mai and Karen Wu. It was previously called Chinese Express which ran for about 30 years on its little corner on Tucker Boulevard under the close eye of Karen Wu and the late Nam Ngo. Many local office and shops flock to Chinese Express when lunch time rolled around.

When St. Louis upgraded the streets, the restaurant took steps to re-established itself as well. After months of hard work and preparation, the new Asia Gourmet opened its doors to old and new patrons alike. Ms. Mai, Ms. Wu and the crew moved over to the new location a little ways south on Tucker Boulevard. The menu was updated and a few new flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine was added to the plate. Our new store has a waiting area and plenty of seating for those who want to take eat their meal in-house or to-go.

Please have a visit at 412 N Tucker Blvd and experience a little slice of Asia Gourmet today.