Lucky Lee’s, a restaurant in West Village, New York City, has been accused of racism and cultural appropriation hours after its opening of a “clean” Chinese cuisine that replaces traditional methods of preparation.

In a now-deleted Instagram post, Arielle Haspel, the nutritionist who opened Lucky Lee’s on Monday, reportedly claimed that her Chinese dishes are alternatives to the “oily” and “salty” cuisine that makes people “feel bloated and icky the next day.”

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