By night he vicariously operated a chop-suey palace on Seventh Avenue, where congregated the worst elements of the Tenderloin.
To make matters worse, she added explanatorily: Why, the girls say chop-suey is great!
It must taste like a mixture of Hungarian goulash and Chinese chop-suey!
Anyhow they'll tax every laundry and chop-suey palace from the Bronx to the Battery to pay us.
"chop-suey sundae," he announced, after a hasty glance at the printed menu.
1885, American English, from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) tsap sui "odds and ends, mixed bits."