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Many bakeries and dian xin shops and restaurants catered to these new constituencies.
In the 1920s and 1930s, combination bakeries and dian xin restaurants became popular in Honolulu's Chinatown.
Customers ordered plates of dian xin or other dishes as they talked and conducted business.
Hong Kong-style dian xin and noodle shops have reflected this change, which was heralded in the early 1960s by the Moon Palace on the former site of the Sun Yun Wo restaurant.
Different Chinese restaurants are preferred for dian xin, regional-style cuisines, xiao ye offerings, ambiance and service, space for banquets, convenience, and cost.
Besides offering Chinese dishes and dian xin pastries, they added foods and beverages such as coffee, Eagle brand condensed milk, guava jam, butter, breads, cookies, pies, and stews to their menus.