PL8: Where Restaurateurs Display Their Asian Flair

A variety of Asian tastes — Chinese, Thai, Japanese — come together at this unique Barrington hangout, owned by two longtime faces in the Chicago food scene.

Chen Chinese Cuisine

Casual. Family-run, authentic fare.
270 N. Randall Road, Lake in the Hills
(847) 458-8000
6100 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake
(815) 356-8899

Wok ‘n Fire

Upscale/Asian. Sushi, stir fry, bar
181 S. 1st St., St. Charles
(630) 444-3580

White Pearl Restaurant

Casual/Chinese. Family-owned/operated. Authentic, homemade noodles, soup.
265 S. Mclean Blvd., Elgin
(847) 695-3399


Casual/Thai. Family-run, daily lunch specials
3825 E. Main St., St. Charles (630) 443-8461

Thai Zei

Casual/Authentic Thai
11 N. 3rd St., St. Charles
(630) 444-1690

Mr. Samurai Steak & Sushi

Upscale/Japanese. Meals cooked at your table
546A S. Randall Rd, St. Charles
(630) 762-8500

Lin’s Garden Restaurant

Casual/Chinese. Best of Fox for Asian fare for 15 years
2400 E. Main, St. Charles
(630) 513-6060