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$5 for $10 Worth of Chinese Baked Goods
Kee Wah Bakery stocks pastries that range from bags of homemade ginger cookies ($4.95), to bags of pineapple paste cakes ($7.85), and gift boxes of low-sugar moon cakes with white lotus seed ($31.80), which are seasonally available during the fall. The self-serve pastry case allows cake connoisseurs and bun buffs to peruse a variety of other sweet treats, such as egg tarts ($1.20). New items include a coffee bun ($1.10), cream stick ($1), and apple box ($1.50).
Kee Wah Bakery
The first Kee Wah Bakery appeared in Hong Kong in 1938, where its moon cakes, bridal cakes, and other pastries gradually generated a loyal clientele. In 1985, when much of that clientele had migrated to the United States, Kee Wah set down new roots in LA to offer its signature floury goods to Californians. Patrons pick from egg tarts, crispy squares, and pineapple crust buns using a self-serve bakery system, which is refilled with fresh breads baked three times a day. During the autumn, when the Chinese Lunar Festival is in full swing, the bakery churns out moon cakes filled with lotus seed and red-bean paste. The shop's three locations in the San Gabriel Valley—Monterey Park, San Gabriel, and Rowland Heights—help meet the demand for Chinese wedding cakes and almond cookies throughout the valley.