Chinese Food Week, Eater's exploration of and ode to Chinese food in Los Angeles (hello SGV), is here. Check in throughout the week for interviews, maps, guides, tips, and secrets from some of this city's known and unknown gems.
And that's just here on the site. Out in the real restaurant world, five of Eater's very favorite non-Chinese restaurants are putting a special, limited time only (avail this week and next), made just for Chinese Food Week special on their menus. Check out what's on offer below, and look back throughout the week as we feature one of the special dishes every day.
Church & State: Confit Duck Spring Roll, $9, served at dinner (except for Sunday night).
Picca: Alpaca Spring Rolls with Pineapple Aji Amarillo Dipping Sauce, $13, served at dinner.
Tinga: JuanTon (short rib with five spice and Chinese mustard, rice, mushrooms, pickled red cabbage, green cabbage, cilantro, bean sprouts, Thai chili, and special sauce in a burrito) with "salsa" on the side, $12.50, served at lunch and dinner (takes 15 minutes to make).
Coney Dog: Chow Dog Roll (noodles, cabbage, egg, hot dog, and soy sauce rolled and fried), $5.95, served all day, this week only.
SmithHouse: Black Bean and Garlic Rice Bowl, $13.99, served at lunch and dinner.