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Lobster Los Angeles

Elite Lobster with Rice Cakes

Chinese banquet dining is serious business in the San Gabriel Valley, though you might never know, since most of these meals take place in private rooms, drawing from negotiated, unprinted menus. My in-laws are...
Chinese Food Los Angeles

Elite Restaurant: Getting Wild in Monterey Park

From the moment Helen Springut established a Los Angeles outpost of the Gastronauts, an adventurous eating club that Curtiss Calleo and Ben Pauker started in New York, it was inevitable that I’d end up...