Check us out on KQED Check, Please! “Around the World” Episode. This is a recast of an older episode from a few years ago. (Our Chefs and Servers are now better trained to make sure No MSG requests are communicated and met)
China Village Seasonal Specials
Featuring seasonal ingredients and Chef John’s personal suggestion, enhance your dining experience at China Village with our Chef Featured Specials. Take a look at our Seasonal Special Menu and excite your palate.
Fresh From The Tank Menu Specials
Come in and treat yourself to our current menu specials – fresh from the tank!
Choose from Lobster with Pan Fried Noodles, Spicy Mala Tofu Dungeness Crab, Sautéed Ginger Scallion Crab, Steamed Whole Fish with Scallions, or Manila Clams in Black Bean Sauce.
China Village review: Spicy path to robust rewards
By Nicholas Boer – Published 4:46 pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Quietly counting the chile peppers in my cumin lamb – “18, 19, 20” – I sensed the table of six behind me resting their chopsticks. “Punishment yields rewards,” a woman says. The host weighs in: “No, the reward comes first.” That reward is the robust flavor of John Yao’s Sichuan […]
China Village reopens in Albany
This week, beloved Szechuan destination China Village returned to the East Bay. The 15-year-old Albany restaurant suffered a fire back in spring 2012, and it’s been a long road back since then. Now, well over a year later, China Village chef-owner John Yao reopened the doors.
Bites: What’s new in East Bay food XXIX
CHINA VILLAGE China Village in Albany reopened this week after a fire in spring 2012 forced it to close down. The beloved Szechuan spot (pictured, top: its five-spice pork), which has been in Albany for 15 years, has had a makeover, according to Inside Scoop SF. There’s a beautiful new banquet room (pictured, right) and […]
The table was set with a wonderfully fresh kimchi – slightly spicy, not funky at all,which i actually love in Korean kimchi, but this was great. we actually asked for a 2nd helping, but our server forgot. which was just as well. the tan tan noodles were the winner for me – perfectly cooked noodles, […]
Press Release Announcing China Village Reopening
China Village Szechuan Cuisine Restaurant to Reopen Early July 1335 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA Albany, 6/19/13 – Albany’s favorite Go-To Szechuan Restaurant is slated to open the first week of July, 2013. After a year of renovating and remodeling his restaurant, Chef John Yao is ready to open the doors to his China Village Szechuan […]