Si Hai is an excellent Taiwanese bakery with terrific fan tuan (salty rice rolls), PeterCC says. The individual grains of rice form a nice structure, not too sticky and with plenty of filling. The standard fan tuan is stuffed with a Chinese doughnut and sweet dried pork fluff; the suan cai fan tuan comes with added pickled vegetables.

The bakery also makes a great gua bao (marinated pork sandwich) with a single thick slice of stewed pork and vegetables in a sweet bun. Si Hai is will47‘s choice for salty, savory soy milk. The place is clean and air-conditioned, though be warned: Only some menu items are translated into English.

Si Hai Restaurant [San Gabriel Valley]
708 E. Las Tunas Drive #A, San Gabriel

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