David Keh was 69

Mr. Keh, born in Anhui province, China on May 23, 1934. After the revolution, he went to Taiwan. In 1964, he came to study at Seton Hall University. In support of his studies, he worked as a waiter in Chinese restauranst. Later he open his own restaurant and introduced Sichuan cooking to New York City. He also introduced Hunan cooking to New York in his restaurant, Uncle Tai's Uncle Tai's received four stars from The New York Times in 1973. His best known restaurant was David K's at Third Avenue and 65th Street which provided European-style service. He died on Monday, May 26, 2003. He is survived by his former wife, Jean Keh, a son by former marriage, William, his wife Hai Ying Keh, a son, John, and a sister, Grace Cheung. (Source: The New York Times, May 28, 2003).

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