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Asian: Typhoon, the sleek modern restaurant that overlooks the runway of the Santa Monica Airport, has long been a place where lovers of Asian flavors congregate. On the menu, diners will find over 70 dishes that hail from China, Japan, India, Vietnam, Malaysia and more Pacific Rim countries. In the mood for Kung Pao Chicken, Mongolian Beef, Thai Garlic Short Ribs? All are on offer, plus a full complement of sushi and sashimi. Feel like eating an insect or two? Bugs are always on the menu at this popular spot that's been serving up crickets, scorpions and other fascinating taste sensations for close to 20 years. Take note of the diners nearby, too, as famous faces like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford keep their personal small planes at the airport and have been known to stop into Typhoon for a bite before a flight.

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Local Expert Jenny Peters Says:

Asian: "Check out Monday evenings, when live bands play everything from jazz to big band tunes."

Best for Asian Because: Consistently delicious Pan Asian dishes from across the continent are found at Typhoon; plus, there are bugs on the menu!

Lunch Menu

Dumplings
Small Plates
Insects
Amphibians
Sandwich
Fish
Mollusks
Shellfish
Lunch Special
Salads
Fowl
Pork
Beef
Lamb
Rice
Noodles
Vegetables
Soup

Happy Hour

Main

Dinner Menu

Dumplings
Small Plates
Insects
Amphibians
Sandwich
Fish
Mollusks
Shellfish
Salads
Fowl
Pork
Beef
Lamb
Rice
Noodles
Vegetables
Soup

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