Respond to Review of Loving Hut - Upland
Review: the environment was underwhelming -- bad 80s music, decor that was halfway between a typical Chinese restaurant and a fast food place, and a wait staff that seemed either distracted or annoyed -- but the food was excellent. the menu features mock meat dishes, mostly typical chinese fare such as kung pao chicken and mongolian beef. the orange chicken was breaded and superbly sweet, and the mongolian beef was grilled, smokey, and would be an excellent choice for meat-eaters or those veg*s who miss meat. the $5.50 lunch special (comes with entree and rice) is the economical way to go while the other entrees were reasonable ($8-$12) with some house specials costing more. suggested appetizer: skewers, which allow you to sample the grilled chicken, beef, and pork "meats" which are all very very tasty. the desserts sounded good, but i can only attest to the peanut butter pie, which was vegan and not great, tasting like it was mostly blended peanut butter dumped in a pie shell and very little else. overall though, this is an excellent place well worth the detour off of Interstate 10.