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Chinese for Mom's Birthday in SGV?

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empfam Oct 23, 2008 03:37 PM

Gotta plan a small dinner (like 10-15 people) for mom's birthday. She's very discriminating about her chinese food, and lives in Arcadia, so anywhere in SGV is fine. Any suggestions?

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    jkao1817 RE: empfam Oct 23, 2008 03:43 PM

    Any type of Chinese food or the normal Cantonese stuff???

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      empfam RE: jkao1817 Oct 23, 2008 07:54 PM

      It needs to be seriously authentic and my parents are not cantonese. I seem to remember the last place they made a big deal about taking us to was a restaurant specializing in a border cuisine between two provinces of China I'd never heard of.

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        raytamsgv RE: empfam Oct 24, 2008 10:13 AM

        You should probably ask them what type of Chinese food they like. It would certainly narrow down your list of choices.

    2. kingkong5 RE: empfam Oct 23, 2008 05:29 PM

      Took my mom to Elite for her birthday last month. She loved it, but we went for Dim Sum. I hear that their dinner is also quite good, and the dining area is done up nice.

      1. ipsedixit RE: empfam Oct 23, 2008 11:07 PM

        High end:

        Sea Harbour
        Elite
        Triumphal Palace

        Mid-priced

        Seafood Village
        Fantasy Eatery
        888
        Ocean Star
        Phoenix Inn

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