HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >
What's your latest food project? Tell us about it

Ju Wei ... All things brined, braised, stewed

ipsedixit Sep 27, 2013 02:44 PM

Ju Wei just opened up in the former space occupied by JN Kitchen and 818 Shakao.

Duck head anyone? Check.
Intestines? Yup?
Goose bowels? Of course!

The cold case makes a biology lab class look appetizing.

Go for the oddities, stay for the porridge.

No printed menus, so I attach pics below.


  1. raytamsgv Sep 30, 2013 12:05 PM

    Thanks for the info!

    1. TonyC Sep 30, 2013 12:21 PM

      .. is knock off. reverse shanzai.

      1 Reply
      1. re: TonyC
        ipsedixit Sep 30, 2013 01:26 PM

        And direct karma.

        If China can make all thing LV, Chanel, and Bvlgari, then certainly the US-SGV conglomerate can reciprocate the favor, food-wise.

      2. k
        kevin Sep 30, 2013 03:43 PM

        It looks pretty good.

        4 Replies
        1. re: kevin
          ipsedixit Sep 30, 2013 03:57 PM

          But only 99.9% of it, right?

          1. re: ipsedixit
            kevin Sep 30, 2013 04:02 PM

            Well, from the picture portion of the menu, 100% of it looks good.

            But then again, I could be wrong.

            1. re: ipsedixit
              JThur01 Oct 1, 2013 10:26 PM

              Ok, I'll bite...which .1% doesn't?

              1. re: JThur01
                kevin Oct 3, 2013 02:57 PM

                No, I think 100% of it looks good in this case.

          2. c
            catbert Oct 9, 2013 03:16 PM

            help please! i can't find the address on google

            1 Reply
            1. re: catbert
              ipsedixit Oct 9, 2013 07:18 PM

              818 E Valley Blvd
              San Gabriel

            2. Chandavkl Oct 14, 2013 02:14 PM

              Well, two weeks later and they've already run an audible. Nothing on their menu is available per se. The only thing they'll cook for you is beef noodle soup. Your other choice is a display case full of enclosed large plastic boxes and a few sealed plastic bags. About a dozen different items, the only ones being recognizable are duck necks and sliced lotus roots. While there is no cooking involved there seems to be some kind of preparation involved. Somebody ordered a bunch of items from the display case, and it took them a good 10 to 15 minutes to package them.

              Show Hidden Posts