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"Where Have All The Cantonese Restaurants Gone?"

blimpbinge Jan 7, 2014 09:59 AM

A good read, written by Chandavkl.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/Menuism...

I'm currently "living" this, as me n my family seem to notice more and more cantonese spots disappearing and being replaced by non-cantonese restaurants, and having less places to eat as a result.

  1. TonyC Jan 7, 2014 10:20 AM

    "and having less places to eat as a result."

    you mean having more (Chinese) places to eat as a result. it's the beginning (or end, depending on your view of Chinese shadow banking/debt crisis) of the golden age of Chinese food in LA.

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    1. re: TonyC
      blimpbinge Jan 7, 2014 10:32 AM

      nah, when I said that, I meant for my parents/family. they tend to stick with cantonese/teochew style restaurants.

      1. re: TonyC
        Chandavkl Jan 7, 2014 11:09 AM

        Yeah, I'm the black sheep of the family in that I don't limit myself to HK/Cantonese/Chiu Chow food. Took Mrs. Chandavkl to Chung King when it was the place to go for Sichuan and she still scolds me to this day for doing that.

        1. re: Chandavkl
          raytamsgv Jan 7, 2014 11:33 AM

          I feel your pain. The same thing goes for my family. They usually don't like any cuisine north of the Yangtze river

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        Ernie Jan 7, 2014 10:56 AM

        I wish there were more Cantonese places in SGV, I much prefer Cantonese flavors over Taiwanese

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