Chan Dara Larchmont location questions
Thanks for your comments. Went there Saturday night and had a quite nice meal. Not to be missed: the scallops appetizer in a vanilla curry sauce. The Saigon spring rolls (summer rolls in rice paper, really) were quite good - and like they used to have at Chan Darette.
For dinner I had a white fish in a ginger cream sauce that was nicely cooked and gently flavored. It was good but not adventurous - I'd probably opt for a different dish next time based on my flavor preferences. My dining companion had the duck dinner which was a tasty, crispy-spicy-skinned duck - did not have lots of tasty hoisin sauce as Chan Darette used to have though. Still was great and was not greasy - better in some ways than Chan Darette in Marina del Rey used to make before they closed. Good coconut rice.
Great jasmine tea (bags, but good ones) and absolutely lovely little restaurant setting and place to stroll.
The one drawback I found was that although service was prompt, the sauces were not as hot as ideally they should've been.
Great date setting.