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Lunasia for dinner?

chowchow12345678 May 6, 2010 05:59 PM

Anyone know what Lunasia's dinners are like? Would you recommend it? (The one in Alhambra.)

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    Chandavkl May 7, 2010 04:40 PM

    I thought it was quite good for dinner. Like the other more upscale places, they have some inventive dishes. I liked the tilipia rolls and the honey citrus chicken.

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      chowchow12345678 May 7, 2010 01:52 PM

      Is the dinner menu the same as Triumphal Palace?

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        ipsedixit May 7, 2010 03:50 PM

        No. Although I don't have either menu committed to memory to compare for certain I can tell you that there are more claypot dishes now than before.

      2. PinotPlease May 7, 2010 01:35 PM

        We've been a couple times. Agree with ipsedixit that the seafood was tasty, but it wasn't very crowded or lively like it is during dim sum. During the day I find that the buzz makes up for the kind of pedestrian room, but the times we've been for dinner it's been quiet almost to the point of being somewhat uncomfortable. So for food, yes, definitely, all day every day, for vibe, I'd stick to daylight hours personally.

        1. ipsedixit May 6, 2010 06:51 PM

          Live seafood is always a safe bet. Some of the claypots are noteworthy. Suckling pig when it was Triumphal Palace was also good, doubt that it would have changed much even with the turnover in management.

          Triumphal Palace
          500 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

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