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Foods of the Orient Southern California

 

Wong's Restaurant
Garden Grove, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Check out the various shapes that make up the marquee for Wong's Restaurant in Garden Grove.

 

 

Canton City (Removed)
Montebello, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This sign for Canton City in Montebello will make you feel welcome to drop in for some chow.

 

UPDATE : Unfortunately, the Canton City sign was removed from the building though the restaurant is still open.

 

 

Ming's Chinese Food
Bellflower, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

 

An interesting looking place that steps a bit back in time, Ming's in Bellflower is worth a look if you're looking for authentic old Chinese food. From the looks of things, this place has been around for many years, serving a regular base of clientele.

(Far right) A closer view of the Ming's sign on top of the roof

(Near right) A shot of Ming's from across the street

 

 

Shanghai Low Restaurant
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

The Shanghai Low Restaurant features an interesting marquee outside is building.

 

 

Twin Dragon Restaurant
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

The Twin Dragon Restaurant advertises its Shanghai cuisine in a neon splendor. The Twin Dragon may be worth a try if you're in the mood for some Chinese cuisine. Or at least worth a stop if you're in the mood for a fine neon roadside sign.

 

 

 

Jade Ocean Restaurant
Alhambra, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

 

Here's the location of a Chinese restaurant that once used to be home to a mid-century cleaners. This deco delight still features the glass front and deco fin on top.

(Far right) The deco Jade Ocean Restaurant spire

(Near right) The front of the restaurant

 

 

Chinese Food
Fairplex Pomona, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

Ever like eating Chinese take-out straight from the pail? Well, here's a new spin on it.

 

 

 

 

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