It may be a case of taking casualness to the point of disenchantment
Quan Hapa is a newer venture from the makers of Pho Lang Thang. We were expecting a glorified, contemporary version of its predecessor and on some notes it does just that. Pacific Rim influences are throughout with cuisine ranging from Vietnamese to Japanese.
|Quan Hapa Interior|
boardwalk along the ocean. Communal tables and benches added to the casualness. It seemed like an Asian version of Bakersfield that doesn't quite fit with what's going on with the menu. To me, the cuisine would have been better presented in a French/Vietnamese bistro atmosphere.
|Short Rib Steamed Bun Sandwich|
|Sweet Soy Glazed Short Rib with Noodles & Kimchee Purée|