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Elite Restaurant in Monterey Park

Dim sum such as shiu mai, rice noodle and shark fin and red clam dumplings foreground, make the new Elite Restaurant a top address in the San Gabriel Valley. Subtle twists can surprise even connoisseurs. (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)
Evan Chen, 5, eats a bowl of E-Fu noodles. (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)
Elite’s House special crab (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)
Diced Veal with Grapefruit sauce (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)
Fried Seabass with Thai’s King Sauce (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)
Crispy Rice Noodle with Shrimp (Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT)