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Swanky London-bred Cantonese classes up the Hills of Beverly. Glamorous clientele, indigo and granite accents, and east-meets-west menu of dim sum, stir fry, and assorted Asian oddities. Signature ... read more
How do you say "sexified, neck-craning hot spot" in Mandarin? Because that's the name of the game at this decked out West Hollywood restaurant for scenesters. Expect hanging lanterns, mirrored ceil... read more
You'll find the likes of Mr. Fancypants, Mrs. Beauty Queen and their bottomless-wallet crew at this notoriously scene-y, neck-craning-assured restaurant at the Malibu Country Mart. Good Chinese foo... read more
This indoor-outdoor addition to Santa Monica Place (snag a rooftop cabana if you can) is actually part of a chain. Upscale, but chain nonetheless. It offers nice enough renditions of dim sum and ot... read more
Chinese as high-end dining isn't really an L.A. thing. Perhaps Philippe Chow can change that. In the old Dolce space, so scenesters and expense accounts are essentially built-in. Right there next t... read more
There once was a Chinese place on the Strip where cool kids and their agents gathered. Peking duck and dim sum were pricey here: no slumming in a valley for this crowd. Joss is back now, in Beverly... read more
It was a Frederick's of Hollywood, and some of that vibe still remains. Lots of skinny chicks in very little clothing. Be sure to check out the original Art Deco decor, too. Four or so different ar... read more
Local Shanghai-style dumpling shop gets the raves from business lunchers, weekend brunchers, and those who just like to linger over dinner. Steamed pork dumplings are the thing to get, but don't ne... read more
Nothing notable at first. Maybe you've heard tell that the food is okay. Won't kill ya dead. Standard stuff of the orange chicken, fried rice variety. The excitement comes from the owner/waitress, ... read more
It's mostly Japanese, it's in J-Town, but it's more reminiscent of a Hong Kong coffeeshop, really. 'Cuz they've got a little of everything. Dumplings, noodles, rice plates, meatballs. And big ol' T... read more
Bamboo Plaza grandfather of Hong Kong style dim sum palaces makes dem bow. Delicate, supreme preparations of Cantonese standards. Accommodates nearly 600 diners, employs 12 cooks, 19 dim sum specia... read more
Frying Nemo! From the imaginative owners of Woods Meat and Dirt Produce comes this airy second story Hong Kong Tower eatery celebrated by insider chowhounds for famed seafood shanghaied from giant ... read more
What's not to love? From the demanding though cutesy name, to the garlic honey spare ribs and steamed fish dishes. Chinatown seafood nook provides more than metal dragons and cheap paper fans. Sizz... read more
Stalwart Sino-seafood joint 10 years older than Dakota Fanning. While certainly as sweet, it stays up much later. Fish plates reign with locals and foodies too lazy to go to San Gabriel for their C... read more
Subtly pumped-up Chinois. Big with Hollywood and hip-hop royalty. Waiter, is that a Suge Knight in my soup? We get a buzz just steppin' in the room, tipsy on squab, intoxicated on green prawns, the... read more
Nothing special, just solid Chinese-Thai standards in reasonably hospitable no-frills environment. Authenticity junkies will scorn the cuisine, but staff will go the extra mile to please. Yellow cu... read more
Forgive us, we have so many styles! Mouth-watering Mandarin den of low-key, efficient skill, not a cross-cultural prime time soap about a rich Chinese-Texan family in the oil business. You're just ... read more
Unpredictable, cheap and packed country-style Chinese cooking. Salt n' pepper shrimp, plus Ma Po tofu topped with $1 salad, get highest marks in our little black (or should we say red?) book. Just ... read more
Samurai films projected onto the walls and more noodles than you can shake a bo staff at. Noodles come in both soup and soupless varieties. In the former category, spicy beef stew and roast duck ar... read more
Swanky London-bred Cantonese classes up the Hills of Beverly. Glamo...
How do you say "sexified, neck-craning hot spot" in Mandarin? Becau...
Chef Jeff Mahin's Hollywood pizza joint has some fan favorite pies ...
Meant to decisively invoke all the sensual allure of its namesake d...