Seven days a week, Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant helps transport lunch and dinner guests to faraway lands with a smorgasbord of authentic Chinese flavors. Fresh meats and vegetables decorate traditional platters of lo mein noodles, chop suey, and tofu while more than 25 chef's specials feature savory meats drizzled with sauces such as spicy plum. Entrées can also be paired with a selection of international beverages that range from hot ginger jasmine tea to Japanese sake and imported beer.
Qwik Chinese Bistro's name says it all. Its chefs revel in Chinese classics, stir-frying and steaming a menu of familiar staples and special touches to quell sudden hungers. The characteristic flavors that define everything from pork lo mein to crispy bone-in duck take strength from the ardent avoidance of MSG and the strict use vegetable oil. Then there's the panoply of flavors: spicy Szechwan sauce, ginger, bamboo shoots, diced chili peppers, lemon sauce, and sesame mingling for hot and healthy inventions. While some dishes stick to their traditional roots, some embrace New World influences, such as sautéed shrimp in lobster sauce and moo goo gai pan arranged into a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Flo Chan knows that true culinary inspiration draws upon an ever-changing and diverse pool of cuisines from around the world. That’s why each year, Flo’s top chef, Danny Lee, spends time traveling across Asia, sampling food on an unending quest for epicurean revelations. Since opening her first restaurant in 1997, Flo has brought her passion for food to life with a focus on super-fresh ingredients and classic dishes with contemporary twists. Today, at two locations, Flo’s staff serves up a vast menu of Chinese and exotic Asian cuisine, ranging from chicken-stuffed lettuce cups to moo-shoo pork.
Chop and Wok's chefs have dished up pork chow mein, mu shu chicken, and vegetarian egg rolls for locals for more than 27 years, but they just recently started doing it from a new kitchen. Chop and Wok's newly renovated location not only features updated decor?including funky striped walls and beer memorabilia?it also houses a full bar and sound system. After diners clean plates of spicy crab fried rice or apple chicken stir-fry, open mics or musicians take to the stage to play rock 'n' roll sets that last until closing?or until the sun pops back up over the western horizon to shush everybody.
Specializing in good, simple comfort food, the folks at Jerry Bob's Family Restaurant offer breakfast all day and a host of lunch specials. Customize your omelet with pretty much any combination of meat, veggies, and sides you'd like. Or, go for a "square meal"—a big plate of ham, hash browns, toast, and square eggs. Afternoons, stop in for a chicken salad sandwich or one of Jerry Bob's specials, such as better-than-mom's meatloaf.
The authentic Chinese dishes at Szechuan Omei strike a balance between sweet, savory, and spicy flavors, with chef's specialties ranging from mild cantonese chow mein to peking duck complete with oriental crêpes and plum sauce. Asian-inspired artwork and a massive photograph of a mountain landscape emblazon the walls, and an aquarium by the entrance houses a glistening silver fish to greet guests and ask if they are celebrating special occasions this evening.