Tag Archive: chinatown

Chinatown: Adventure and Chinese Food at Foo Chow

  Foo Chow in Chinatown isn’t shy about self-promotion. For years, they boasted of being the location of the Jackie Chan adventure movie Rush Hour. It was a huge sign taking up most… Continue reading

Chinatown: Lobster at Fortune Gourmet Kitchen

  In my quest to eat at every restaurant in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, I came across Fortune Gourmet Kitchen in the same plaza as Chego. Fortune Gourmet Kitchen is Cantonese and features seafood… Continue reading

Chinatown: In Search of XLBs at Mandarin Chateau

  Located in a lonely plaza in Chinatown, Mandarin Chateau could be called a hidden gem. It’s open late night(ish) and is relatively different enough to seek out in Chinatown. Most of the… Continue reading

Chinatown: Cocktails at General Lee’s

General Lee’s bar is now open in Chinatown. It took over the old Mountain Bar space , which funny enough took over the old General Lee’s Man Jen Low restaurant space. What is… Continue reading

Chinatown: Chinese Dinner at Golden City

In my continued quest to eat at every restaurant in Chinatown, I hit up Golden City a couple of weeks ago. Although not a chilly night, we got seafood and tofu soup. We… Continue reading

Chinatown: Build Your Own Manhattan or Martini at 643 North

The new gastropub 643 North has opened in Chinatown. Located across the street from Spring Street BBQ, 643 North has locked in the corner with craft beer, cocktails and a full menu of… Continue reading

Chinatown: Getting Crab at Master Chef

Over the last couple of years, I’ve been hearing how great Master Chef Restaurant is and since I’m always happy to check out restaurants in Chinatown, I suggested it to a friend for… Continue reading

Chinatown: Starry Kitchen at Grand Star Jazz Club

Fans of Starry Kitchen will follow them where ever they end up, even to a dive bar in Chinatown. I’m obviously a fan so I checked them out a couple of weeks ago.… Continue reading

Chinatown: Chego! Now Open

When Chego! first opened years ago on Overland, I hadn’t met Chef Roy Choi yet. I went, I ate, I assessed, I blogged. Things have changed a lot in 3 years. I like… Continue reading

Chinatown: Crab Dinner at New Dragon

  Going to Newport Seafood during Christmas reawakened memories of Chinese lobster and crab dinners I had with  my family growing up. I never really paid attention to how my dad ordered the… Continue reading