21 bottles of Dom on the wall

The Dom shelf at Hop Sing Laundromat.

As the Chinatown bar Hop Sing Laundromat draws to its opening date (which could be Feb. 29, or, for that matter, Feb. 30), its bar is being stocked.

Twenty-one bottles of Dom Perignon champagne - a quantity usually not seen outside of a rap video or NBA party - line a metal shelf. At $145 a bottle from the Liquor Control Board, that's steep inventory.

Why all the Dom? The operator, the single-named Le, explained that he'll use Dom in all sparkling drinks.