Gina Lee’s Bistro

Thai Marinated Sea Bass with Spinach, Baby Bok Choy,
Chow Mein Noodles in a Coconut Lemongrass Broth

Crispy Fried Shrimp & Pork Won Tons
Hot & Sweet Sauce, Cucumber Slaw

Korean BBQ Flank Steak with Spicy Dressing
Scallion Fried Rice and Tofu Stir Fry

Bento Box: Selection Changes Nightly
Mini Ahi Burger, Crab Cakes, Chicken & Snap Peas Stir Fry, Beef Skewer on Mashed Potatoes

Ahi Burger, Selection from Bento Box on this Night


Korean Lettuce Wraps: Chicken and Tofu, Korean Red Bean Paste
Daikon & Cucumber Relish

Pistachio Crushed Mahi Mahi with Three Sauces

Mandarin Orange Sauce, Creamy Sesame Splash, Soy Syrup


Scott & Gina Lee have been my dear friends for many many years. They opened Gina Lee’s Bistro, an Asian Fusion restaurant in Redondo Beach, over a decade ago. A while back I offered to help Gina start a blog so on this night I took some photos of the food as it was leaving the kitchen.


For dinner, I enjoyed the Thai Marinated Sea Bass paired brilliantly with a glass of Etude Pinot Gris from Scott’s eclectic wine list.

Irene Virbila from the Los Angeles Times wrote, “Everything from Gina Lee’s kitchen tastes fresh and vivid. There’s also a logic to how flavors are woven together.”
I couldn’t agree more. The flavors are just so vibrant…

When you are in Southern California, I recommend a visit to Redondo Beach to have dinner at my friends’ fabulous and unique restaurant. And be sure to tell them Lori Lynn sent you 🙂

9 thoughts on “Gina Lee’s Bistro”

  1. Oh everything looks delicious. Lori Lynn, I was thinking of you yesterday. Barilla is having a photo contest on table settings. You are so good at this you should enter. Go to their site and check it out. The winner gets a 500 gift certificate at Williams Sonoma 🙂

  2. Maryann – thanks for thinking of me!!!

    I will definitely check out the table setting contest. It used to be my hobby. I would compete in the table setting competition every year at the Los Angeles County Fair until one year I was disqualified! My gorgeous entry of a Valentine’s table set in BED (with rose petals and Champagne and caviar) was too much for the judges, oh my!

    Now, I am content to set the table in my home for guests, and I sure have plenty of accessories!

    Thank you so much, can’t wait to look into it!

  3. What a beautiful array of food here! Intense colors, flavors, and freshness really speak to me in your photo’s! Lucky you, to have friends so talented! I would take Maryann’s advice you would be perfect for that contest Lori Lynn!

  4. Oh my goodness, heaven help me get over this ugly food-envy! I know I would enjoy every single morsel of all of these fabulous temptations.
    Please think a fraction of a moment of me here, no such food anywhere in sight. I may book myself on a flight ….. *help*

  5. Hi Anamika – Welcome! And thank you!

    Thanks Marie – and I am very fortunate to have friends such as the Lees, and not only for their fabulous restaurant…

    Hi Merisi – so glad you can visit my blog again 🙂 your comments are so sweet…

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