Mee Yee Lin was once the town's best dim sum restaurant. But then competitors -- including the surprisingly good Super Star Asian -- moved into the neighborhood, and Mee Yee Lin moved from its original home at 3090 West Alameda Avenue to a much bigger spot at 2295 South Chambers in Aurora. The food was never as good there, though, and that space is now home to El Viva Villa.
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And Mee Yee Lin's first spot, just west of Federal, has become Fritangas, another Mexican joint that last year migrated south from 2505 Federal Boulevard. That space is again empty -- but don't look for Mee Yee Lin to move in.