Category Archive: foodie alert

Koreatown: Philly Cheesesteak at Whiz

  On my scale of favorite types of sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks is pretty high up there. While at Beer Belly recently, I mentioned to the owner Jimmy I hadn’t gone to Whiz, his… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: The Burger at ARC

  I had been meaning to go back to ARC for a meal after I first tried it for drinks a couple of years ago. After a first dinner at Social, we headed… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Drinks at Social

  Social is one of the newest and hottest spots in Orange County right now. Its menu is a collection of every best-selling menu item I’ve seen all over the States. Stuff I… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Modern Hot Pot at Cal Shabu

  When temperatures dip below 70 degrees in Southern California, I think about soup a lot. So it was no surprise I wanted to try Cal Shabu. I’ve been to a few different… Continue reading

SGV: Toast at Tea Station

  Generally after a meal, I might stop off somewhere for a drink. And in the San Gabriel Valley, a popular spot might be the boba place around the corner. Asian dessert joints… Continue reading

Pasadena: Little Sheep Hot Pot Boils Up Good Times

  It seems like I eat hot pot a lot but the reality is, I don’t nearly eat it as much as I would like to. I recently found myself with a terrible… Continue reading

SGV: The Red Grain Pork at Monja Taiker

The Noodles Partner and I tackled another noodle shop in the San Gabriel Valley. We braved the horrible SGV traffic and nightmarish parking lot to hit up Monja Taiker, a Taiwanese restaurant known… Continue reading

Koreatown: Soon Dobu at Mapo

One night we headed to Koreatown and randomly decided on Mapo. It’s located in a strip mall anchored by a doughnut shop on one end and a KBBQ place at the other. We… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Our Grill On at Star BBQ

  When friends come to visit LA, I think there are a few quintessential LA experiences. After doing all the touristy stuff, there’s always time for dinner. And one of the fun things… Continue reading

SGV: Getting A Bowl of Love at Pho Hai

  It seems everyone I know has been sick or is sick. I had what I was calling my Christmas cough for well over a month. I was fighting it naturally with lots… Continue reading