Los Angeles' San Gabriel Valley is home to a broad variety of Chinese restaurants, a culinary accomplishment given that Chinese cuisine is as diverse as its regions. Jonathan Gold visits San Gabriel's Newport Seafood, an unadorned Chinese-Vietnamese restaurant known for its succulent lobster dishes and lines that go out the door. He recommends the house-special lobster, beef loc lac, spicy clams with basil, elephant clam two ways, chicken krapron, and sautéed pea sprouts.
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