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Bohemian Surpise

Philip Chiang, the inspiration behind the P.F. Chang China Bistro chain, relaxes at his downtown Los Angeles loft. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
Chiang’s studio inside the loft, where he has a painting of a hummingbird. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
A large wood planked table on wheels in the dining room. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
Chiang is photographed in front of one of his numerous paintings. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
Chiang’s bedroom features a traditional Chinese ceremonial dress, a colorful tapestry and some of his favorite art. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
Two of Chiang’s paintings hang in the dining room. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)