Hunan Chinese Food?
- Teddy T
Can anyone recommend good Hunan in LA? Even better, in the San Fernando Valley.
re: Steph P
I wasn't that impressed by Shiang Garden. The menu had many dishes that were famous for being from other regions (the pine nuts with chicken shreds), and when I was excited by the minced squab soup in bamboo cup (have had it once, and it was great) it tasted off when it was brought. I asked the waiter what was up, and he said that they didn't have enough call for squab at the restaurant SO they substituted pork. I was not happy.
BUt the place is very pretty, they have little dining rooms named for famous places in Hunan province (except Shaoshan) and the food, while being more eclectic than I had hoped, is for the most part quite good.
Hunan is also famous for its ham. Try the honey ham sandwiches - I kid you not, very real and authentic.