Chinatown in Los Angeles

0 Posted by - March 23, 2013 - Martial Artist, Photography, Travel

There is so much to see in Chinatown. As I walked up and down the streets of LA’s Chinatown I had no idea where to stop first, so I made it a point to stop in every store and eat at one of the delicious restaurants which are situated right in the neighborhood. Too many decisions and not enough time, I had to return for a second visit later in the week!

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Upon arriving there were lines of stores to the right and left of me.  Some more focused on arts and home decor, while others carried weapons and clothing.  I was definitely overwhelmed by the colorful mixture of items.  It is definitely worth popping into each one to get a feel for the individual stores.

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Even by just walking around outside, you can see how wonderfully all the store fronts are decorated.

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It was also fun to admire all the beautiful architecture that Chinatown has to offer.

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And I can not forget to mention the signs!  A lot of the signs in Chinatown seem very old.  It is nice that they preserve the original art of the signs themselves, even if the store has changed.

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One sign I could not ignore was for the Phoenix Bakery   .

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The aroma of pastries, cakes, and fresh fortune cookies smelled delicious!

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And the decorations and toys in the bakery were fun to look at.

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I hope at some point you can make it to Chinatown in Los Angeles.  Maybe you will have some new suggestions for us!

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