Jonathan Gold reviews the Legendary Restaurant
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Jonathan Gold reviews the Legendary Restaurant

This is the peppery chicken dish at the Legendary Restaurant in Alhambra, and it’s very peppery indeed.  (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Smoked lamb chops are served with a bowl of spice mix.

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Yao Yao Tian presents smoked lamb chops served the Legendary way.

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For dessert, consider the fried rice cakes with black sugar, served dramatically on the antlers of a bronze deer.  (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times )

At a restaurant called Legendary, what’s the point in moderation? Behold the plentiful platter of peppery chicken.

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The dipping sauce with the garlic shredded pork and cucumber strips is served in a Chinese inkstone.

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Diners have a pot boiled beef in chili sauce and a bowl of “trick” eggplant for lunch.

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