If you want great Vietnamese food, your first instinct might be to head for Little Saigon in Orange County. But there’s another Little Saigon in El Monte that’s serving up equally delicious regional cuisine. You can find all the classics at the restaurants lining a mile-long strip along Garvey Avenue.
Red rice and beef at Viet Huong.
Baby clam rice at Kim Hoa Hue.
Beef noodle soup at Pho Filet.
Photos courtesy of Cathy Chaplin.