Because every Angeleno loves to eat, even if he has to valet, we bring you Table Stakes: a series that answers man’s eternally recurring question (“Uh, what’s new?”), and recurs once every lunar cycle or so. Bon appétit.
Noodles soaked in fatty broth.
Pork patties packed between the flaky wheats.
Noodles pan-fried to a crisp.
Asian food is soul food. And over the past couple of months, a profusion of Asian restaurant doors have swung wide.
So in this month’s Table Stakes, we’re counting down the top Asian restaurants you should know about now.
A new Thai spot from a Portland hotshot
A banh mi station that’s off the chain
And a fancy wooden palace perfect for your next group date
Wash your face and your hands.