Art deco chandeliers, marble tables, and high serpentine booths complement the attractive serpentine bar. The opulent decor and the wide-ranging menu evoke comparisons to Troy's Mon Jin Lau. While the kitchen turns out a few Korean, Malayan and Thai preparations, China and Japan dominate. Peng Lai’s relatively small space, which can handle 80 indoors and another 55 on the warm-weather terrace overlooking the mammoth strip-mall parking lot, precludes a visible sushi bar; the little delights are constructed in the kitchen. The well-selected wine list contains quite a few decent bottles for less than $30. The restaurant has live entertainment most Thursday through Saturday evenings.