Dim Sum in the South Bay
I recognize that it will be inferior to the SGV, but I have an elderly friend who would like to try some, but is not able to stand the crowds in the SGV.
Is there any restaurant in the South Bay, or even the Westside? And, is it worth eating at?
Sea Empress in Gardena (in the Marukai shopping center on Redondo Beach Blvd) is reasonably good.
It's busy enough to have a a nice selection everyday (although more on the weekends) but we've never waited more than a few minutes for a table even on weekends (though we tend toward the earlier side). I've found it to be an accessible introduction to dim sum for folks new to the idea.