by Sara Hayden
“Trust me….I eat a lot.” Owner Nee Lau keeps a slow and steady emphasis on quality above all else.
Whole rock cod in spicy black bean sauce at The Mandarin in Menlo Park. The restaurant had a soft opening in June, with plans for a grand opening party in July. (Image courtesy of The Mandarin)
The pandemic may have expedited owner Nee Lau’s plans to pursue what was a retirement dream of opening a restaurant, but when it comes to executing his vision at The Mandarin in Menlo Park, it’s all about slowing down.
“I’d rather have