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Tuesday, 21 July 2009



Yummy in my Tummy! I see a fish eyeball popped out of it's socket. That didn't sound or look good but taste good!

Eat. Travel. Eat!

I like this place too; it has been long since I visited here for dinner. Typically I go for dim sum which is pretty good. The abalone looks fantastic! The last time I had freshly cooked abalone was last year 8000 miles away from California.


This place is delicious. Solid place for some traditional Chinese seafood.


The meal looks delicious and the red cod looks like it would melt in my mouth.


Nice! Sounds like it must be choi sum season. ;)


I've always wanted to try this place out but the last time I went they were setting up for a wedding :-( Now I doubt I'll get a chance to try there dim sum. The dishes looked fresh and yummy.

Judy Lee

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm... pretending oatmeal is abalone...

not working.

ed (from Yuma)

Carol, Ruby, ETE, Tammy, yes it was good.

Judy, heh heh, oatmeal just doesn't do it. And ETE, usually I eat canned abalone at Yummy Yummy or in the Campechana at Juanita's. OK, and raw at Kaito, so this was a treat.

We talked about doing the dim sum there, billy - they even brought us dim sum menus to look over, but both times leaving SGV, we were in a hurry and opted for banh mi - easier to eat in the car.


It makes sense that you had really good service at dinnertime when it wasn't as busy. To me, perfunctory service is usually the norm at a busy Chinese restaurant especially during dim sum. Other people would call that rude service.

The choi sum story is pretty funny.

What I really want to know is what was the health department designation?

ed (from Yuma)

It was a B, Sandy, and that means it runs a pretty good kitchen. I think I read somewhere online that the health dept scored it 86 or 87. It's very hard for a full service Chinese restaurant that's good and authentic to receive an A. In fact, seeing an A outside a SGV Chinese restaurant would probably keep me from dining there. ;-)


There was an LA Times article some time ago about the health department and Chinese restaurants in the LA area. In the San Gabriel Valley, no one blinks an eye over the the health department rating at a Chinese restaurant. I still remember dining at one place that had something like 63/100 (that's a D grade!). But the place was packed with customers, and the dining room looked decent enough.

But in San Diego county, you would avoid a place that didn't have an A rating.


I love abalone and yeah the 2nd preparation looks very delicioso! So does that fish and the popped out eyeball...

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