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Mon Jin Lau Restaurant Review: Though Mon Jin Lau has recognized all the Asian trends over the years, its current status is that of a highly contemporary restaurant fusing global tastes from countries such as Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand, which it labels NuAsian. Some of the original Chinese-American dishes are still on the menu, but most diners order from the updated list typified by Singapore noodles, a toss of angel hair pasta with shrimp, red peppers, curry and chili peppers; Chilean sea bass steamed in a banana leaf; and Mongolian rack of lamb with Asian vegetables. Sushi is very fresh. The extensive wine list could be found in a French restaurant, and it's offset by a respectable selection of cocktails and beer. Desserts look to Europe, too, with a pastry tray filled with confections, crème brûlée and whipped cream-lavished tortes. The setting is attractive with three distinct seating areas: a dining room featuring lustrous murals resembling giant Chinese screens in bronze, green and gold; the central cocktail lounge and sushi bar; and an airy garden room with French door-style windows, tropical greenery and contemporary art.