Open since 1977, Yang Chow is a classic Chinatown restaurant known for dishes like garlic eggplant, cold sesame noodles, and its famous slippery shrimp - an original dish consisting of deep fried shrimp in a ginger-vinegar sauce. They also have locations in Pasadena and Canoga Park. Call (213) 625-0811 for takeout.
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Angry Egret Dinette
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Blossom’s Chinatown location is a great option for Vietnamese food, serving one of favorite bowls of phở tái (rare steak).
Angeleno Wine Co.
Angeleno Wine Co. is a great winery in Chinatown, and one of the only places in LA where they make wine on-site.
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Din Tai Fung
We wouldn’t want to live at the Americana Glendale, but we’ll gladly stop in for some excellent soup dumplings at Din Tai Fung.
Chang’s Garden is a Chinese diner in Arcadia with huge portions perfect for sharing with a group.
Boston Lobster in San Gabriel has solid Chinese food across the board, but you’re here for their massive lobster special.
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Majordomo in Chinatown is one of the rare LA restaurants you’ll walk out of genuinely surprised.
Philippe The Original
Chinatown deli Philippe The Original carries much culinary (and cultural) significance. It’s still very much worth the trip.
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