I'm taking a couple of customers out to lunch tomorrow in Alhambra and I know there's good food up there so what can you recommend? The meeting location is on Mission at Fremont.
Can anyone help me pare down the copious references posted on chowhound for San Gabriel Valley eats?
One customer is a vegetarian so there must be good no-meat options. Time will be a consideration as they won't have hours and hours but I'd prefer to sit down and talk.
I've seen some references to bahn mi places (which I've never tried and would like to) but I know they are generally pretty inexpensive and I don't want to come off as cheap. Plus I don't know if there such a thing as vegetarian bahn mi.
I've found some chowhound sites that talk about good Cantonese, Muslim, Sichuan, etc. but I don't really know the differences between them and I don't know the area well enough to know how much time it would take to drive from Alhambra to San Gabriel or Rosemead, Temple City, etc.
There are so many. I'd like to find a place that we won't have to wait, is obviously open for lunch, can be downscale but not a dump, no slurping so no pho. Speaks some english so my customers aren't too intimidated.
I really appreciate your help. My customers have come to rely on me for good food.