I, for one happen to love the fact that I'm not distracted by kitchy things and haberdashery everywhere. If you know the place, it used to be Li's and Chris kept Li's original Chinese mural on the ceiling. The minimal decor is fine and not worth the opening sentence of Mr Goei's review. Also worth mentioning are the drinks. My favorite is the Dark & Stormy. The Corner has some great old-timey drinks that seam to appeal to even the divey-est of drinkers.
The food is always great and each season, when he tries something new on the menu, we're the first ones to try it.