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At Awu Delicious Food in Arcadia, much to try along with your koi jello
At Awu Delicious Food in Arcadia, much to try along with your koi jello

When you order koi jello at a new Chinese restaurant, there are many things you might expect to see on your plate. Perhaps the dish will turn out to be a version of the jellied carp your Jewish grandmother used to make or something like a Russian fish zakuska under an inch of hardened aspic. It might appear as a kind of wobbly terrine, a chilled consomme or a flavored construction of agar. But at Awu Delicious Food, koi jello couldn't be less kosher: a chilled concoction of jellied pigskin molded into the shape of a swimming fish, presented with rings of sliced pepper emerging from its mouth where a cartoonist would draw air bubbles, moistened with a salty, spicy sauce. At a French...

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