Tag Archive: SGV

Santa Anita Park: Cheering On California Chrome to the Triple Crown!

  I was at Santa Anita Park when thoroughbred horse California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby. He later went on to win the Preakness Stakes a week later. Tomorrow he will win the… Continue reading

SGV: Hands On at Beijing Restaurant

  I recently checked out Beijing Restaurant as part of the Chinese Cuisine Festival or unofficially the “San Gabriel Valley Restaurant Week.” Beijing is in the same plaza as Shanghai Seafood No. 1… Continue reading

SGV: Mexican American Breakfast at Flo’s Coffee Shop

  I must be on a breakfast kick lately with my recent meals at JistĀ and Kings Road Cafe. My fine dining partner and I hit up a hole-in-the-wall spot in El Monte in… Continue reading

SGV: Tea Leaf Salad at Daw Yee Myanmar Cafe

I’ve been craving Burmese tea leaf salad and found Daw Yee in Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. It’s a small restaurant off the busy Garvey Avenue. My noodles partner and I… Continue reading

Monterey Park: Lunar New Year Dinner at LYL Garden

Happy Year of the Horse! For this year’s Lunar New Year meal, I found myself in the San Gabriel Valley. My family and I decided to go to LYL Garden in Monterey Park.… Continue reading

Monterey Park: Hot Pot Hot Pot aka Little Fat Sheep

One night we headed to Monterey Park for fried chicken. Sadly, the Tokyo Fried Chicken Company was closed that evening (as it’s apparently closed every Monday and Tuesday, oops). So we headed to… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Hot Pot at Lu Gi

  A few weeks ago we had record breaking low temperatures driving people seeking warm and comforting food. I opted for hot pot. Lu Gi is one of the popular spots in the… 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: Chasing Beef Noodles at Dai Ho

  My noodles partner and I have started our noodle blow-outs with a vengeance again. We recently visited Chengdu and said our next point of attack was Dai Ho. I have heard of… 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