When Tuong Lu Kim pronounces the name of the restaurant, it sounds as if he says "shitty wok", due to his thick accent. Other South Park residents and reporters have called it "shitty wok" as well.
According to the DVD commentary on the episode "Jared Has Aides", City Wok is a real restaurant in Los Angeles. The staff of South Park Studios have ordered take out from in the past. The name is used with permission.
City Airlines is also owned by Tuong Lu Kim. When Stan calls for City Airlines, Lu Kim changes the logo board to City Airlines and puts on a pilot cap. He had only one airplane, which crashed. It was a yellow Cessna with a tail number 432G.
Cock Magic Fights
The janitor at South Park Elementary reveals the City Wok holds real fights with real brutality in their basement. The fighting is really roosters playing the card game Magic: The Gathering (CCG) for a $5.00 admission.
Outside 'City Wok' is styled in a traditional Chinese decor and inside there are two partitions. One is the counter where you purchase food and Tuong Lu Kim stands to serve customers and receive orders via the telephone. The other partition is the seating which has tables and chairs where customers may eat their meal.
- "Jared Has Aides"
- "Child Abduction is Not Funny"
- "Krazy Kripples"
- "It's Christmas in Canada"
- "City Sushi"
- "Cock Magic"
- "The City Part of Town"
- "You're Not Yelping"
- "Douche and a Danish"
City Wok appears in the video game South Park: The Stick of Truth, where it functions as a shop for items. Tuong Lu Kim offers a side-quest in which the player must get rid of the Mongolians from the Tower of Peace.