The successor restaurant in the Mandarin Deli space at 356 E. 2nd St. in Little Tokyo, La Tang Dynasty, is essentially the same operation with a new owner. Chef and most of the support staff are the same, as is the menu.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy