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Underground supper club Xian Wei is for serious eaters
Underground supper club Xian Wei is for serious eaters

Name of restaurant: Xian Wei, though it's not really a restaurant but a private dinner series in someone’s home. Xian Wei means "flavor" in Chinese and is synonymous with the Japanese term umami. Concept: An underground supper club dedicated to showcasing the vast regional flavors of China. Fueled by a trio of young Chinese Americans embracing their roots and reappropriating the foods they all grew up with, using only high-quality ingredients and applied French techniques. The five-course meal is $75, or $110 with the wine pairing. Chef: Luther Bob Chen, a 19-year-old Chinese American chef who was born and raised in Los Angeles. He trained at the Culinary Institute...

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