It may be surprising for visitors of LA to learn that the best place to find Chinese food in SoCal isn't in Chinatown, but in the San Gabriel Valley. The San Gabriel Valley, located northeast of Los Angeles, is where most US cities that have the largest populations of Chinese Americans are located. Independent producer Erica Mu grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and moved back last year to report on how the food scene has changed over the years.
This segment was made possible by KCRW's Independent Producer Project.
Music: "The Other Woman"