Category Archive: restaurant reviews

Reseda: Getting Sri Lakan Food at Curry Leaf

  Recently I found a small buffet called Curry Leaf in Reseda. I really enjoy Sri Lankan food and have done a crawl before in the Valley. I’m glad to have found another… Continue reading

Chinatown: Getting Down with the Ramen Champ

  Eggslut‘s Alvin Cailan opened Ramen Champ with partners Johnny Lee (Eggslut) and Nathan Asamoto (formerly of Men Oh Ramen) a few weeks ago in Chinatown Los Angeles. At the Far East Plaza,… Continue reading

Chinatown: Noodles at Pok Pok Phat Thai

  Chef Andy Ricker of Pok PokĀ in PortlandĀ has said he opened Pok Pok Phat Thai and the upcoming Pok Pok in Chinatown Los Angeles for the ease of getting Thai ingredients from the… Continue reading

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