->''The warrior said nothing, for his mouth was full. Then he swallowed. And then he spoke: "Enough talk. Let's fight!"''
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''

A fight scene taking place in a Chinese restaurant. Typically this involves [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting everybody]] Kung Fu fighting, with disrupted dinners and broken [[JustForPun china]] to the nth degree. PayingForTheActionScene, as always, is optional.

Not related to CookingDuel. Compare ChefOfIron and FryingPanOfDoom when the woks, etc., are being used as weapons. See also: DinerBrawl, KitchenChase.

Not to be confused with WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}.



* Thanks to ''Film/CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon'', Creator/ZhangZiyi wound up in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJbe8napP_I this commercial]] (which is actually a subversion as it's a ''French'' restaurant.)

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Anime/YuGiOh'' has Yugi face off against ChineseGirl Vivian Wong inside a Chinese restaurant. [[BigEater His friends]] get distracted from their usual PowerOfFriendship cheerleading routine [[FoodPorn by all the food.]]

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'', Tai Lung throws Po into an empty restaurant during the final battle, and as a result the panda throws several woks at the snow leopard, puts the Dragon Scroll under one of them and swaps them around so that Tai Lung will get the wrong one. Tai Lung just goes "screw it" and knocks away ''all'' the woks.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/RushHour'' had a fight followed by a chase through a Chinese restaurant.
* There is a cross between a gunfight and a fistfight in a chinese restaurant in ''Film/FromParisWithLove''.
* ''Film/WarriorsOfVirtue'', in which a Chinese chef is constantly doing Wok Fu when he's cooking (doing spins, kicking faucets). Actually does some good when another chef trips; Wok Fu Chef manages to catch the guy using his leg, brings him up, and then proceeds to catch all the falling food.
* A massive one happens in ''Film/CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon''.
* [[Creator/JetLi Ying Yang]] uses two frying pans to [[CurbStompBattle curbstomp]] some mooks surrounding him in an abandoned kitchen during the opening sequence of ''Film/TheExpendables2''.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* On the old Seattle variety show ''Series/AlmostLive'', there was a series of kung fu parody shorts called "Mind Your Manners with Billy Quan". One of them, "Enter the Tipster", takes place in a Chinese restaurant, and the antagonists fight with chopsticks, take-out boxes, etc.
* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': [[Series/Daredevil2015 Matt Murdock]], Series/JessicaJones2015, Series/LukeCage2016, [[Series/IronFist2017 Danny Rand]] and Stick follow up a HallwayFight in Midland Circle with having to fight off Elektra and a bunch of Alexandra's henchmen in a Chinese restaurant.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* The opening battle of the ''TabletopGame/FengShui'' adventure "Baptism of Fire" takes place in a restaurant in Yaumatei. Depending on the makeup of your party this could be a kung fu battle, a shootout, or a more general brawl.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' features a Chinese marketplace and the restaurants therein as a recurring combat zone across all four campaigns. The microwaves and meat grinders are important to gameplay, but they are abandoned by the time you get there.
* The first fight in ''VideoGame/TrueCrimeStreetsOfLA'' is in a Chinese restaurant where Nick and his partner Rosie are dining. Triads threaten an employee, and Nick shows Rosie what a CowboyCop he is.
* A stage in ''VideoGame/StreetFighterV'' takes place in one. It's possible to launch someone into the kitchen, resulting in a bowl of noodles stuck to their head for the rest of the match.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong'' had Jake and Haley in dragon form fighting against a trio of demons released on Chinese New Year. One of the places they fought the demons was in a Chinese restaurant, albeit for only a few seconds.