Where to Eat This Weekend in Los Angeles: Hunan Mao

Hunan Mao fish head
Steamed fish head in a chile-laden broth. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Jonathan Gold revels in the chile-laden cuisine at Hunan Mao, the newest Hunanese restaurant in Rosemead. He recommends the steamed fish head, long beans with Hunan ham, chewy spicy lamb ribs, steamed pork belly over preserved vegetables, cucumber stir-fried with shiso and Mao’s braised pork.

Hunan Mao
728 Valley Blvd, Ste 101
(626) 280-0855

All of Jonathan Gold’s restaurant suggestions are on the Good Food Restaurant Map.