At this point, living off Daddy’s credit card and being obsessed with Chin Chin for a summer is a right of passage for most new arrivals to Los Angeles. But the reality is, this sceney Chinese restaurant has never been anything else besides aggressively second-rate. If you’re there because you and your friends want to be seen on the patio or because Lauren Conrad went there in 2010 - fine. But if you’re there to eat anything close to legitimate Chinese food, you have been entirely misinformed.
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