Serves meat, veg options available. Little Taiwanese eatery with an open kitchen and several booths for seating. The owners work in the kitchen and are happy to answer questions about whether a menu item is vegan or not. Makes Taiwanese homestyle food as well as snack foods like steamed and pan-fried dumpling, scallion pancakes, stinky fried tofu, noodles and rice. Drinks and desserts include shaved ice with various toppings, boba milk tea (vegans request no milk), and others. Location is in a shopping plaza with lot parking. Previously 100% vegetarian restaurant, but now serves meat in addition to a vegetarian menu. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Taiwanese, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
9441 1/2 Las Tunas Dr (west of Temple City Blvd, opposite Rite Aid)
Temple City, California 91780
626-292-1128
OPEN NOW

Mon 11:00am-9:00pm, Wed-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm

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First Review by Chia
Chia
Chia
  • vegetarian
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Good food Tiny Place

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Posted on 06 / 28 / 2012

Had read about this place on HappyCow and ate here in June 2012. Here's my QQ Kitchen review.

Was here during lunch hour, June 2012. It's tiny little place tucked in a shopping plaza between a little Subway fast food and another shop. As soon as you walk in, you can see the open kitchen to the right. Help yourself to a booth, and the waitress comes to greet you.

For a small place, the menu is quite extensive: lots of Taiwanese food, snacks, drinks, and desserts. I lived in Taiwan for the first decade of my life, so seeing the menu gave me a sense of familiarity, and I wanted to try everything on the menu!

I got a green tea with boba (little black chewy tapicoa balls) and asked to leave out the "milk" part. The owner told me that the boba teas contain a non-dairy creamer. If you don't want that you have to specify. It was very good on a hot summer day.

I also got an order of pan-fried dumpling (also known as gyoza) that they make themselves and also sells frozen in bulk for take home. The dumplings were filled with greens, tiny firm tofu cubes, and slice of mushroom. A serving came with 8 perfect little pieces, crispy and brown on the bottom, soft and slight chewy on top. Yummy.

Inexpensive prices and authentic tasting Taiwanese cuisine. Can't wait to return for the "stinky tofu" with kimchi.



 

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