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Top China Buffet to open in former Monterrey Mexican Grill

WICHITA — A new restaurant is going in the former Monterrey Mexican Grill space at 3320 N. Rock Road.

The east-side Monterrey closed this fall due to slow business.

Top China Buffet is opening there in February.

Jimmy Wu and his sister, Xiuzhen, are opening the restaurant.

Wu already has New China Buffet at 4858 S. Broadway and New China, which does not have a buffet, at 1860 S. Hillside.

The new restaurant has 5,500 square feet.

"It's a big one," Wu says.

It's not as big as New China Buffet's 8,000 square feet, though.

Wu says the buffet will have "everything," including sushi, a grill, oysters, crawfish, lo mein and fried rice.

Andy Boyd of Walter Morris Cos. and Joey Ritchie of J.P. Weigand & Sons handled the lease.

Wu has other restaurant plans as well.

"I hope to get more," he says. "I hope to get them all over."