One of the most satisfying aspects of our journey through life is the enjoyment of fine food. Peking Wok in Bonsall serves Mandarin and Szechwan fare; and is a place to experience some bold flavors.
The minute guests step over the threshold they experience scents of jasmine tea, ginger, and exotic flowers swirling about the air. The pristine restaurant’s decor is elegant with classic furniture and a rounded archway – a symbol of prosperity in the Chinese culture.
Secrets, secrets, and more secrets is what makes this restaurant so unique. Inspired by traditional Chinese fare, chef/owner Peter Sam adds a dash of his own creativity to create culinary surprises. He is quite secretive about his special sauces and recipes.
“He keeps them under lock and key,” explained Ann Sullivan, restaurant manager and the owner’s daughter.
Chef Peter’s work day starts before anyone else arrives at the restaurant. In the early morning hours this chef creates. He chops ingredients, then arranges them before anyone else arrives. It is this sheer devotion, as well as attention to detail, that makes the restaurant come alive with customers.
His daughter tells us that Chef Peter is “past retirement age,” but enjoys his work so much that retirement is not even a lure at this point.
The Peking Wok entr