15333 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406
In-chan +

Photo by Anne Fishbein


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-9pm
  • $$
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
If you frequented Spicy BBQ, you probably would find many familiar things at In-Chan: the khao soi, the distinctive spicy chicken soup with yellow egg noodles, smoothed out with coconut milk until it has the texture of velvet, garnished with crispy fried egg noodles and served with diced red onion, crunchy pickled greens and a fat slice of fresh lime. You might also be pointed to the gaeng hung lay, a deep red curry sweetened with palm sugar and stocked with chunks of fat-streaked pork belly, or the spicy jackfruit, a sauteed heap of the starchy tropical delicacy, shot through with funky shrimp paste and bombastic amounts of garlic. It doesn't take much to ascertain that the menus from both Spicy BBQ and In-Chan, in certain sections, are essentially identical. It's possible that some of the blue floral pattern flatware might have even journeyed up the Hollywood freeway at some point to a new home. Or maybe they just shop at the same restaurant-supply store.

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