Unprepossessing it is, but Hunanese cooking—magnificently direct, stoked on the region’s red chilies—has no better showcase. Cured meat is a staple in western China…
Upscale Chinese is a hot commodity, with places like Beverly Hills’ Hakkasan and West Hollywood’s Chi Lin offering ritzy renditions of kung pao chicken.
Neighborhood: Century City
Mr. Chow rules, beating out runners-up Cut, the Grill, and Barney Greengrass, thanks to a loyal following of agents and studio execs, often with their stars in tow…
The pancake in Pearl’s homemade shredded pancake-beef soup is actually linguine-size crepe strips with a texture somewhere between that of fried dumpling dough and flaky pastry…
We’re not sure what percentage of the chic and shaggy set crowding the blond wood tables has ventured to the San Gabriel Valley, but who cares?