Merrill Shindler - Senior Zagat Editor

Merrill Shindler

L.A. Senior Zagat Editor

For Whom the Bell Chang’s

To survive in the highly competitive world of nationwide restaurants, you have to strike a careful balance between consistency -- and a willingness to change. A Big Mac is a Big Mac is a Big Mac. And yet, with regular irregularity, fans of Mickey D's show up for McRib sandwiches -- a break from routine, that makes everything taste that much fresher. In the case of PF Chang's, diners can always count on Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps, their Salt & Pepper Calamari, their Northern-Style Spareribs, their Crispy Honey Chicken. But these days, there's something more -- more for those who crave something more.

Gently, carefully, PF Chang's has begun to explore the very tasty world of the cooking of Southeast Asia with a handful of dishes from Thailand -- and an acknowledgement of the flavors of Vietnamese as well. These days, the menu includes such temptations Thai Basil Greens Salad, Vietnamese Crab Salad, Thai Chicken Noodle Salad and, for a limited time, Pad Thai Noodles (with chicken, shrimp, or both). Very tasty stuff -- and hopefully a harbinger of more to come. At the same time, there's also a Gluten-Free Menu, with 16 "GF" dishes -- including Crab Fried Rice, Chang's Spicy Chicken, and Singapore Street Noodles. Making what was already America's most popular family-friendly Chinese restaurant -- that much more family-friendly.

With dozens of branches from coast to coast, from Boston to Boca Raton and Bethesda to Bellevue (including several dozen in California), it's time to stop viewing the PF Chang's China Bistro chain as a clever novelty (born in the very non-Asian enclave of Scottsdale, Arizona in 1993) – a clever attempt at creating an authentic Chinese restaurant in a user-friendly setting that won't scare away those who find Monterey Park a little too real. In a very real sense, PF Chang's is how many American perceive Chinese food. It may not be as ubiquitous as the Panda Inn chain. But it also comes across as more serious in terms of its cuisine. Chang's is the bellwether for where we're going, en masse, in terms of the diverse cooking of China.

The menu is large at Chang's, even though it's something of a greatest hits list, offering about 130 dishes – minimalist in terms of local Chinese restaurants, but still plenty to choose from), with a Pan-China selection of dishes from Canton, Shanghai, Szechwan, Hunan and Mongolia. This is a Chinese restaurant for those who want cloth napkins, waiters who ask if they're enjoying their meal, a glass of something other than generic white wine poured from a gallon bottle.

At PF Chang's, the style is brisk, breezy, open, light and very, well, California. If anything, this is a child of Chinois on Main, with its seats at the kitchen counter, allowing diners to spend a pleasant evening watching the chefs do what they do.

In terms of food, PF

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17390 Hall Rd., Unit R-103
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­0860 See the location of P.F. Chang's - Clinton Township on a map Map
Cuisine: Chinese
Services: Affordable Dining, Family Style, Online Take Out , Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
 
 
34770 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­8860 See the location of Amore's Family Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20658 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 954-­9380 See the location of Andary's Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: General
14425 Lakeside Circle
Sterling Heights, MI 48036
(586) 532-­8800 See the location of Andiamo Italian Bistro - Sterling Heights on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian
Services: Private Dining
41240 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 412-­2233 See the location of Andiamo Pizza Pie on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37710 S Gratiot Ave
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­4503 See the location of April Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41501 Garfield Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­6644 See the location of April Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41700 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-­8454 See the location of Arby's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36776 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Twp, MI 48035
(586) 791-­5190 See the location of Arby's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
43237 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 226-­8000 See the location of Bangkok Cuisine Express on a map Map
Cuisine: General
42151 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 226-­8248 See the location of Barry's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36590 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­1870 See the location of Baskin Robbins on a map Map
Cuisine: Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops
36200 Groesbeck Hwy
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­0300 See the location of Bella Cosenza Pizzeria on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37563 Harper Ave
Clinton Twp, MI 48036
(586) 783-­3500 See the location of Bellacinos Pizza & Grinders on a map Map
Cuisine: General
15505 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­1010 See the location of Benedetto's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
16880 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­6220 See the location of Big Boy Restaurants - Clinton Township on a map Map
Cuisine: General
33100 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­1808 See the location of Big Boy Restaurants - MT Clemens on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35288 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­8740 See the location of Blimpie Subs & Salads on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37105 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­8320 See the location of Boston Market on a map Map
Cuisine: General
39950 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­3020 See the location of Brewery Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
43253 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 226-­0947 See the location of Brigette's Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: General
15745 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 293-­9500 See the location of Buffalo Wild Wings on a map Map
Cuisine: General
34925 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­0990 See the location of Burger King Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37746 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-­6929 See the location of Burger King Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
42990 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­1300 See the location of Buscemi's the Original Inc on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20750 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 468-­0006 See the location of Buscemi's the Original Inc - Store Locations- Clin on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36217 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­7566 See the location of Cabbo Wabbos Sunset Grille & Bar on a map Map
Cuisine: General
38120 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 783-­3348 See the location of Cappy's Deli on a map Map
Cuisine: Fast Food Restaurants
37237 South Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-­7666 See the location of Carlo's Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40680 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 412-­8200 See the location of Carlos Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35493 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­7960 See the location of Carmen's Pizza & Party Shop on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36759 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­5910 See the location of Central Station Family Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37273 South Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 465-­0299 See the location of Chef Raymone Catering on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40770 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 412-­7273 See the location of Chicken Spot on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35475 S Gratiot Ave,
Clinton Township, MS 48035
(586) 792-­9600 See the location of China Kitchen on a map Map
Cuisine: Chinese
Services: Authentic, Takeout
34328 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MS 48035
(586) 791-­8787 See the location of China Moon Restaurant  on a map Map
Cuisine: Chinese
Services: Authentic
34908 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­7864 See the location of Classic Chicken & Rib Shack on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36447 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­7000 See the location of Cottage Inn Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20515 North Nunneley Road
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 465-­3203 See the location of Dairy Queen on a map Map
Cuisine: Fast Food Restaurants
42345 Garfield Road
Clinton Twp, MI 48038
(586) 263-­7540 See the location of Dairy Queen on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35965 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­7143 See the location of DAWG House on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37531 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­3335 See the location of Dimitri's Coney Island & Shish Kebob on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36217 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­2200 See the location of Dimitri's Rendezvous on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41870 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 226-­8058 See the location of Dolce Gelato Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops
35630 Harper Ave
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­1300 See the location of Dolly's Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41880 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­8600 See the location of Dominic's Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
39057 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 468-­1400 See the location of Dominic's Pizza Shop on a map Map
Cuisine: General
33025 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­9120 See the location of Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40688 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-­7174 See the location of Dream Dinners on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41900 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 416-­3474 See the location of Dublin Fish & Chips on a map Map
Cuisine: General
16655 19 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­8435 See the location of Ernie's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37208 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 468-­0661 See the location of Fire House Restaurant & Bar on a map Map
Cuisine: General
15335 17 Mile Rd.
Clinton Township, MS 48038
(586) 286-­1111 See the location of First Wok on a map Map
Cuisine: Chinese
Services: Authentic, Takeout
39890 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 412-­6610 See the location of Frank's Family Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
39793 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­7220 See the location of Friar's Kitchen & Bakery on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20828 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 465-­5780 See the location of Fruicota Ice Cream on a map Map
Cuisine: General
43230 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 416-­7366 See the location of Galaxy Diner on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40050 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-­7611 See the location of Gigi's on a map Map
Cuisine: Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops
38402 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 412-­1020 See the location of Givoni's Little Italy on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40010 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­3440 See the location of Golden Gate Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20544 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­4642 See the location of Great American Coney Island LLC on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35905 Utica Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­7397 See the location of Great Baraboo Brewing CO on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41761 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­8320 See the location of Greek Pantheon on a map Map
Cuisine: General
33717 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­8877 See the location of Hankuk Oriental Market & Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
34250 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­6070 See the location of Harbor House Banquets on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40750 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-­2644 See the location of Heine's Pizza and More on a map Map
Cuisine: General
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Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­3190 See the location of Hometown Buffet on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37265 South Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­6300 See the location of Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs on a map Map
Cuisine: General
21312 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 783-­1500 See the location of Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37507 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 465-­5220 See the location of Imperial Palace on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37601 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 783-­6868 See the location of Jet Buffet on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37525 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 954-­1960 See the location of Jet's Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
39101 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-­7440 See the location of Jets Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
43820 North Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­7500 See the location of Jimmy Dee's Restaurant Lounge on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35770 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­3153 See the location of Johnny's Ham King II on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20485 North Nunneley Road
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­6463 See the location of Jon's Coney Island on a map Map
Cuisine: General
21342 Hall Rd
Clinton Twp, MI 48038
(586) 783-­9751 See the location of Juan Miguels on a map Map
Cuisine: General
42314 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 226-­8969 See the location of Kelly's On the Eastside Pub & Grub on a map Map
Cuisine: General
40280 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­4340 See the location of Ken's Country Kitchen on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37710 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­8055 See the location of Kentucky Fried Chicken on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37710 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 468-­2879 See the location of Kentucky Fried Chicken on a map Map
Cuisine: General
34330 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­1933 See the location of Kentucky Fried Chicken of Fraser on a map Map
Cuisine: General
33812 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­9222 See the location of Kerby's Koney Island on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20536 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­9844 See the location of King's Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: General
20532 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-­0890 See the location of Kowloon Carry Out on a map Map
Cuisine: General
43998 North Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 463-­6078 See the location of LA MIA Deli & Catering on a map Map
Cuisine: General
15750 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­9800 See the location of LA Shish on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36450 Moravian Drive
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­5800 See the location of Liberty Pizza & BBQ on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36539 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 790-­4448 See the location of Lil Thai Express on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37241 South Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 468-­8288 See the location of Lin Village & China Star on a map Map
Cuisine: General
36630 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­2610 See the location of Little Caesars on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41920 Hayes Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­5580 See the location of Little Caesars - Carry-Out- Clinton Township on a map Map
Cuisine: General
34380 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­4224 See the location of London Fish and Chips on a map Map
Cuisine: General
42181 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-­9700 See the location of Long Fong Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
39091 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­6540 See the location of Luciano's Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: General
15855 15 Mile Road
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­2389 See the location of Mcdonald's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
22050 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 493-­1059 See the location of Mcdonald's on a map Map
Cuisine: General
35243 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 792-­7930 See the location of Mcdonald's Family Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
41500 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-­7650 See the location of Mcdonald's Family Restaurants on a map Map
Cuisine: General
37701 South Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 468-­8822 See the location of Mcdonald's Family Restaurants on a map Map