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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Yujean Kang's

67 N. Raymond Ave. (Union Ave.) Send to Phone
626-585-0855
Elegant temple of Chinese cuisine remains one of greater-L.A.'s most gratifying restaurants and stands out with its notable wine list.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Yujean Kang's, Pasadena, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Yujean Kang's Restaurant Review

: Pasadena’s elegant Old Town Chinese eatery is a favorite with local gourmands and tourists alike, offering refined interpretations of timeless classics. Chef-owner Yujean Kang incorporates some Western ingredients (Parma ham, fava beans, Chilean sea bass) into his cooking, but his Chinese technique is steadfastly traditional. He dazzles guests with translucent pork and shrimp dumplings, rich braised black cod, and astounding Beijing duck (must be ordered two days in advance). Kang’s presentations are striking, his combinations of flavors inspired. It’s hard to choose among such specialties as julienne of fish sautéed with passion fruit sauce, prawns with mushrooms and fava beans, tea-smoked duck, or the more straightforward---but splendidly addictive---crispy Szechwan-style beef. Desserts, such as red bean curd-stuffed crêpes and a delicate Mandarin orange cheesecake, are pleasant surprises, and this is one of those rare Chinese restaurants with a truly notable wine list.
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