Jeopardy Daily Double:
"The best Chinese restaurant for under $15 outside of San Gabriel Valley"
Yes, it's Pine & Crane. Maybe even without the $15 qualifier, as I think it's right there with Hakkasan.
Killer bowl of zhajiang mian, too.
Good, select selection of loose leaf teas as well.
Pine & Crane
(in the former Cru location in Silver Lake)