Tag Archive: alhambra

SGV: Pleasant Spice Levels at Szechuan Impression

  Szechuan Impression opened last summer in Alhambra. I finally tried a bite from the recent LA Weekly Essentials Food Festival. After chatting with friends, we gathered up a group of 6 to… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

SGV: Ramen at Foo Foo Tei

  Ramen shops are popping up all over town and the newest location of Foo Foo Tei has opened in Alhambra. Located in the old Yazmin Malaysian restaurant, Foo Foo Tei also servesĀ other… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shi Hai

  Anytime a new dim sum palace in the San Gabriel Valley, people flock to it in droves to check it out. It was then odd to find Shi Hai not very busy.… Continue reading

SGV: Beef Noodle Soup at Tasty Dumpling House

  I can eat dumplings every day. When I was at Lunasia for dim sum a few months ago, I noticed this new dumplings shop called Tasty Dumpling House across the street. I… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Noodles at Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa

I’m really glad I don’t have any sort of notion of trying every single noodles house in the San Gabriel Valley. But if I did, I would have to start at the western… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Spicy at Chengdu Taste

Chengdu Taste is one of the latest San Gabriel Valley restaurants to be declared a “must eat.” Hearing about long waits, I made it one Saturday right as they opened at 11 a.m.… Continue reading

SGV: Wontons Search Leads to Happy Harbor

I’m obsessed with dumplings and one of my favorite kind of dumplings is the wonton. When I was young, my dad pointed out a group making wontons at a restaurant and it made… Continue reading

SGV: Curry Puffs at Yazmin Malaysian Restaurant

It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Yazmin Malaysian Restaurant. With renewed interest in Downtown Alhambra, I thought I’d visit some of the long-time restaurants in the vicinity. I recently went… Continue reading