STAR KITCHEN – Decidedly delicious dim sum and desserts

Dining at the Star Kitchen is like being transported from the lazy American suburbs to the overcrowded and fast moving streets of China.  On any given Sunday morning, the parking lot is full and a line has formed at the door prior to the restaurant even opening.  It is not uncommon for there to be an hour wait just 30 minutes after opening.  Although one could patron them on a week day, which I have done in times of desperation, the menu size is reduced as there are certain dishes they only offer on the weekends.  So, go early . . . → Read More: STAR KITCHEN – Decidedly delicious dim sum and desserts

Lao Wang Noodle House

Amid the myriad of run down strip malls and fast food joints on the stretch of Federal Boulevard between Alameda and Mississippi one can find a hole in the wall restaurant called Lao Wang Noodle House. There isn’t anything that noticeably sets it apart from any of the other hundred just like it down the road. The outside is a dingy store front butted up against a tight fitting parking lot. Inside there is a small area containing 26 seats with walls virtually devoid of decor save for the Chinese wall menu.

The menu for those who can . . . → Read More: Lao Wang Noodle House