Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and LA Weekly columnist Jonathan Gold samples sizzling Chinese Xinjiang barbecue at 818, aka JN Kitchen, in San Gabriel. He recommends lamb-chop skewers, chicken-wing skewers, grilled octopus, steamed pork-chive dumplings, oil pancake and cold jellyfish.
818 (JN Kitchen)
818 E Valley Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91778
Music break: Mrs. Robinson by James Taylor Quartet