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  1. Duck You Sucker
    SinoSoul Defends Puck’s DuckTony Chen produces photos from Asia that counter the critic’s recent slam on WP24’s Beijing duck.
  2. Sing a Song of Sang
    Sang Yoon Dishes On Lukshon’s Own XO SauceThe Father’s Office owner details a key ingredient at his new Culver City restaurant.
  3. Mediavore
    A Vineyard Grows in Catalina; Kiddies Consuming Too Much CaffeineThe Wrigley family seeks to lure tourists into the island with booze, while 75% of youngsters are buzzing on soda.
  4. Empire Building
    Atlantic Times Square Fills With Local Empires; Huge Tree Pastry ReplacesWhile Lee’s Sandwiches comes to Monterey Park, a Jonathan Gold favorite becomes a Taiwanese bakery.
  5. Openings
    Bao Bringing Westsiders Closer to San Gab Dim SumA new Chinese eatery opens Wednesday with high hopes of settling the Westside’s dim sum deficit.
  6. The Other Critics
    J. Gold Does Dan Dan Right at Chaun Yu Noodle Town; Wolfgang Zweiner Wastes L.A.The intricacies of the Chinese noodles apparently “can tear families apart,” while Wolfgang’s Steakhouse get shredded by S. Irene Virbila.
  7. Menu Changes
    This Is What a $3.99 Lobster Roll Looks LikeText now for your order!
  8. The Gold Watch
    Bao And Battery: Detective J. Gold Gets On The Case of San Gab’s MayorThe L.A. Weekly critic sniffs out which restaurant the alleged assault started at, and finds soup dumplings used as a projectile weapon.
  9. Menus
    Tony DiSalvo Refreshes ‘Savor Sundays’ at WhistThe chef plans menus around everything from Oktoberfest with homemade beer to Chinese takeout for the holidays.
  10. Lists
    Sietsema’s Top Ten ChineseWhat’s the No. 1 Chinese spot?
  11. The Other Critics
    Kuh Hoped For More From Rick Bayless; J. Gold Sniffs Pork Vapors at Baek HwaLos Angeles magazine finds more missteps than successes at Red O, while L.A. Weekly follows a restaurant recommendation from Roy Choi.
  12. The Other Critics
    Virbila Jocks Jocko’s; Gold Examines Test KitchenJonathan Gold might have just made a star out of Salt’s Cure’s BLT.
  13. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Xino Attempts To Alleviate The Westside’s Dim Sum DeficiencyIn addition to late-night dumplings, Chris Yeo’s new L.A. restaurant starts a happy hour with low-priced bites.
  14. Deals
    Awesome Dumplings and Cheap Lunch at Szechuan Tasty HouseThere’s a big list of dishes under ten bucks, and a lunch menu that includes three courses for $6.
  15. Health Concerns
    Health Department Sweeps Through ChinatownNew Bo Ky and other Chinese restaurants shuttered.
  16. Empire Building
    Wacky Wok Opens in Westchester and MontroseAfter 25 years with a Venice store, a Chinese restaurant triples its presence.
  17. Mediavore
    Madame Wong’s Returns; Chi Dynasty ExpandsA legendary restaurant-turned music venue is back, while a stalwart Chinese restaurant eyes a second location after many decades.
  18. Health Concerns
    Will Letter Grades Hit Ethnic Restaurants Hardest?It’s finally possible to find out which types of restaurants received C-worthy scores most often.
  19. Mediavore
    Off-Shore Drinking Ban Considered in San Diego; Sports Concessions Riddled withThe end of “Floatopia” might be drawing near, while eating at the game poses health risks.
  20. Openings
    Aqueduct Gets Showgirls and High-End ChinesePlans for the new racino are racy indeed.
  21. Marketing Gimmicks
    Okay, But What’s Elena Kagan’s Stance on Chinese Takeout?An Upper West Side Chinese joint gives itself an endorsement from the Supreme Court nominee.
  22. Empire Building
    Feng Mao Doubles Its Bull Penis and Mutton Kebab OutputA second, more contemporary space opens in Central K-Town.
  23. Complaint Box
    Whither the Chinese Locavores?The Slow Food movement hasn’t made it to Chinatown.
  24. Menus
    Philippe Chow Goes Half-Steam Ahead This SummerHealthy Chinese doesn’t make us want to skip Wolfgang Puck’s indulgent new take, but we welcome the help come beach-time.
  25. Health Concerns
    Victory Appears Certain for Asian Rice Noodle SupportersCalifornia State Senate passes new legislation that could honor the authentic cultural preparation of an Asian staple.
  26. Foodievents
    Chinese Dumplings Will Be Celebrated SaturdayAn eating contest will test the dumpling obsessed?
  27. Openings
    X’ian Famous Foods Brings Lamb Face to East VillageThe Chinese favorite will open a store on St. Marks Place.
  28. The Other Critics
    First & Hope Grabs Gold’s Ring; Alan Richman Blew the San GabrielGold is split over Shelly Cooper’s food and calls out a writer at GQ for his Chinese food coverage.
  29. Reopenings
    Chinatown Change: Two Pho Openings, and Dim Sum Goes GreenWhat’s new in Chinatown, including a new use for dim-sum-palace cooking oil.
  30. Slideshow
    First Look at Wolfgang Puck’s WP24iCrave shows restraint to highlight WP24’s best design feature.
  31. Openings
    Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 Opens Downtown at The Ritz-CarltonThe Chinois and Spago chef seeks to have the last word on upscale Chinese.
  32. Blehtacular
    Where to Eat Frog Ovaries, Jellyfish, and CrocodileSix Taste offers only nine guests a freaky feast.
  33. Truckin'
    More Dim Sum Trucks DeployDumpling Station is now serving Taiwanese treats Downtown, while Dim Sum Truck plans more mobile shu-mai.
  34. Financial Woes
    Susur Lee: New Yorkers Just ‘Don’t Understand’The Toronto chef thinks we’re not as adventurous as everyone thinks.
  35. The Other Critics
    Sam Sifton Challenges Gold, GQ, and Shindler; Brad A. Johnson AdoresThe New York Times’ restaurant critic challenges his peers’ take on Los Angeles eating.
  36. Openings
    Urban Noodle Opens DowntownA chef from Mr. Chow is making his own noodles in the closed Warung Cafe space.
  37. Rumors
    Is Sang Yoon Opening Lukshon or Just Thinking Out Loud?The Father’s Office creator might have a new restaurant, but for now is just kicking around ideas.
  38. Lists
    No. 1–10 ChineseA new list of the city’s top Chinese restaurants.
  39. Truckin'
    Dim Sum Truck Debuts This WeekendBuns and dumplings will be steamed daily and served for dinner.
  40. Mediavore
    NBC Ruffles Feathers with Fried Chicken; SK Foods Owner ArrestedA major network’s cafeteria causes controversy and a criminal investigation turns up one rotten tomato.
  41. Mediavore
    Deep-Dish for the Troops; Pork Rinds Go NationalPlus: the myth of kosher and halal superiority, and the dangers of bagged salad, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Superlatives
    Chicago Tribune Nails the Excitement of Eating in L.A.Tired stereotypes and well-trodden paths are thrown aside for real discoveries.
  43. Lists
    Is L.A. the Country’s Best Food Scene, and Does Vancouver Have theTwo debates rage on.
  44. Personalities
    China Fun’s Delivery Comes With a Side of OperaIf you ask.
  45. Mediavore
    Rachel Ray Goes Royal for Mardi Gras; South Bay Thieves Target Top-Shelf LiquorA celeb chef nabs a hot seat in New Orleans and booze-boosting crooks show exquisite taste.
  46. Empire Building
    Kogi Gunning for Yoshinoya’s GroundAlice Shin spills a few beans on her new concept.
  47. Openings
    Joe Ng Will Open ‘Unusual Dim Sum’ Restaurant With Eddie SchoenfeldThe Chinatown Brasserie chef plans a new restaurant in the West Village.
  48. What to Eat
    Clear Your Sinuses With Hot-Oil NoodlesThe Flushing-based Xi’an Famous Foods brings its cure to Chinatown.
  49. Foodievents
    Heeb Hosts ‘Strip Dreidel’ and Chinese Dinner TonightPalm Springs will host the coast’s first Heebonism party.
  50. Menus
    Eric Greenspan Plans Grilled Cheese Shop and Chinese Christmas EveGreenspan will open a grilled cheese restaurant next to The Foundry.
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