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The restaurant scene in the San Gabriel Valley is something that is in perpetual flux, and that was no different in 2010. Some restaurants added locations — a few to the point of becoming burgeoning local chains — while others scaled back by closing either the newest or their original locations.

It was a year Uighur cuisine came to the SGV, a Taiwanese breakfast favorite returned from the ashes, acclaimed Hunan and Sichuan restaurants closed, and one of Jonathan Gold's 99 Essential L.A. Restaurants served its last pho bac.

Trying to compile a list of the year's openings and closings in the 626 area code is a daunting task, but between our knowledge, and some kind folks at Chowhound, the feat was accomplished and can be found after the jump. If we've missed something, perhaps a place that opened or closed as this list was being compiled, let us know in the comments or by e-mail:

OPENED IN 2010

101 Hot Pot Café: 140 W. Valley Blvd. #108, San Gabriel; (626) 288-7088.

15 Cats Café: 640A W. Valley Blvd., Alhambra; (626) 293-8999.

A Golden House: 9548 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City.

Ace Kitchen: 122 W. Garvey Ave #B, Monterey Park; (626) 280-3280.

B-Man's Teriyaki & Burgers: 1430 Mountain Ave. #103, Duarte; (626) 305-3005

B Open Kitchen: 529 E. Valley Blvd. Suite 138-B, San Gabriel; (626) 288-2508.

Banh Mi Che Cali: 7968 Garvey Ave., Rosemead; (626) 572-3788.

Beijing Restaurant: 250 W. Valley Blvd. Suite B2, San Gabriel; (626) 570-8598.

Best Time Restaurant: 247 E. Main St., Alhambra; (626) 308-9385.

Bull Demon King: 5953 Temple City Blvd., Temple City; (626) 286-4788.

Canton Gourmet and Bakery: 846 E. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park; (626) 288-3818.

Capital Seafood: 333 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia; (626) 574-8889.

Chans Paris N: 713 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia; (626) 254-9886.

Curry House: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 588-2002.

Dip's Grill: 1412 E. Valley Blvd., Alhambra; (626) 284-3477.

FFY Noodle House: 18219 E. Gale Ave. #1, Rowland Heights; (626) 839-8806.

Flavor of Beijing: 1388 Fullerton Rd. #121, Rowland Heights; (626) 216-2357.

Flavr Lounge: 818 N. Glendora Ave., Covina; (626) 967-9100.

Gatten Sushi: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 457-5943.

Go Go Chicken: 921 S. Baldwin Ave., #G and H, Arcadia; (626) 446-1382.

Golden Soup Restaurant: 1039 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel; (626) 312-6586.

Green Island: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park.

Gui Lin Cuisine: 138 E. Garvey Ave. #C, Monterey Park; (626) 280-9818.

Haige Star Boulevard: 18438 E. Colima Rd. #105, Rowland Heights; (626) 839-2438.

Half & Half Tea House: 141 N. Atlantic Blvd. Suite 112, Monterey Park; (626) 872-0200

Hao's Kitchen: 227 W. Valley Blvd., Suite 118-B, San Gabriel; (626) 293-3369.

Happy Family: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park.

Happy Tea: 800 W. Las Tunas Dr. Suite 100, San Gabriel; (626) 282-5188.

House of Mandarin Noodle: 4819A Temple City Blvd., Temple City; (626) 286-1689.

Hoy Kha Thai Noodles: 230 N. Garfield Ave., Monterey Park; (626) 927-9629.

Hua Mei Szechuan Palace: 172 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel; (626) 288-8911.

Huge Tree Pastry: 423 N. Atlantic Blvd. Suite 106, Monterey Park; (626) 458-8689.

Johnny Rockets: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Suite A-116, Monterey Park; (626) 576-8081.

Kang Kang Food Court: 9618 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City; (626) 309-9799.

Lees Sandwiches: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 457-8188.

Liang's Kitchen: 10131 Valley Blvd., El Monte; (626) 452-0548.

Liang's Kitchen: 750 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 282-8238.

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot & Grill: 1655 S. Azusa Ave, Hacienda Heights; (626) 965-8888.

Lu Dumpling House: 330 N Garfield Ave., Monterey Park; (626) 307-2700.

Lucky Noodle King: 534 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel; (626) 573-5668.

New Chong Qing: 1468 E. Valley Blvd., Alhambra; (626) 293-8868.

New Taste Dumpling House: 301 W. Valley Blvd., Suite 110, San Gabriel; (626) 282-5953.

Noodle Boy: 8518 E. Valley Blvd. Suite #B108, Rosemead; (626) 280-8963.

O T Kitchen: 429 W. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park; (626) 288-3568.

Oh! Crab: 2020 S Hacienda Blvd, Unit F, Hacienda Heights; (626) 968-4678.

Omar's Xinjiang Halal Restaurant: 1719 New Ave. San Gabriel; (626) 570-9778.

oShan Island/Hainan Chicken: 704 W. Las Tunas Dr. Suite E3, San Gabriel; (626) 293-8128.

P.P. Pop: 123 N. Garfield Ave, Monterey Park; (626) 307-7351.

Phoenix Food Boutique: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 458-9988.

Phong Dinh Restaurant: 501 W. Garvey Avenue, Monterey Park; (626) 284-1071.

Qdoba Mexican Grill: 1430 Mountain Ave., Duarte; (626) 305-0812.

Q Q Taiwanese Vegetarian: 9441 1/2 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City; (626) 292-1128.

Raymond's Fine Dining: 1 W. Main St., Alhambra.

Roaster Family Coffee: 521 W. Main St., Alhambra; (626) 282-8879.

Shanghai Kitchen: 9679 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City; (626) 309-1668.

Suit Ur Buds: 1390 Fullerton Rd. Suite 1, Rowland Heights; (626) 810-6838.

Sun City Seafood: 7540 E. Garvey Ave., Rosemead; (626) 288-1177.

Tacos Ensenada: 2171 E. Huntington Dr., Duarte; (626) 359-4959.

Tasty Garden: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park; (626) 872-0900.

Tasty Noodle House: 1611 A S. Azusa Ave., Hacienda Heights; (626) 965-4351.

Tea Bar Starry: 1108 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia; (626) 447-1078.

Tea Eggs: 18457 Colima Rd., Rowland Heights.

Tea Spots: 400 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel; (626) 228-2513.

Tea Station: 9578 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City; (626) 291-5688.

Ten Ren's Tea Time: 500 N. Atlantic Blvd. #179, Monterey Park; (626) 872-0800.

Tip Top Sandwiches: 8522 Valley Blvd., Rosemead; (626) 571-8185.

Veggie World: 321A W. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park, (626) 642-0368.

Wong Java House: 1936 W Valley Blvd., Alhambra; (626) 289-2717.

CLOSED IN 2010

Asoca Fusion House: 742 E. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park.

Bob's Big Boy: 100 S. California Ave. Suite 100, West Covina.

Candy Cotton: 247 E. Main St., Alhambra.

Claim Jumper: 18061 Gale Ave., City of Industry.

Cool Spot: 140 W. Valley Blvd. #108, San Gabriel.

Ding's Garden: 534 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel.

Dragon Mark: 301 W. Valley Blvd. Suite 110, San Gabriel.

Dumpling Master: 423 N. Atlantic Blvd., Suite 106, Monterey Park.

Edward's Steak House: 9600 Flair Dr., El Monte.

18 Plus Garden Café: 10131 E. Valley, El Monte.

Fleur de Lys Patisserie: 440 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park.

Fu Kang Deli (a.k.a. Sweet Blanket): 305 W. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park (re-opened 2011).

Golden Café: 172 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel.

Hanabi Japanese House: 9679 Las Tunas Blvd., Temple City.

Hengyang Chili King: 138 E. Garvey Ave. #C, Monterey Park.

Home Town: 250 W. Valley Blvd. Suite B2, San Gabriel.

HK Fusion: 230 N. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park.

Hutong Yakinuku Dining Bar: 18958 Daisetta St. Suite 106, Rowland Heights.

Jazz Cat Café: 640A W. Valley Blvd., Alhambra.

King's Cup: 1718 New Ave., San Gabriel.

Li Jiang Noodle: Valley Blvd., San Gabriel.

Look You Fan Dim: 123 N. Garfield Ave, Monterey Park.

Mimi's Café: 17919 Gale Ave., City of Industry.

Noodle Island: 921 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia.

Noodle Island: 800 W. Las Tunas Dr. Suite 300, San Gabriel.

#1 Sun Taiwanese BBQ: 18438 E. Colima Rd. #105, Rowland Heights.

Pho Minh: 9646 Garvey Ave., South El Monte.

Red Corner Restaurant: 708 E. Las Tunas Dr. #A, San Gabriel.

Shu Feng Garden: 140 W. Valley Blvd. Suite 211, San Gabriel.

Silver And Gold Amazing: 728 S. Atlantic Blvd., Suite 108, Monterey Park.

Snack Pop: 529 E Valley Blvd., San Gabriel.

Strawberry Cones: 227 W. Valley Blvd., Suite 118-B, San Gabriel.

Susie's Kitchen: 4819 Temple City Blvd., Temple City.

Sweet Aroma Café: 800 W. Las Tunas Dr. Suite 300, San Gabriel.

Tony Roma's: 333 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia.

Yi Mei Pastry: 736 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park.

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