Tag Archive: SGV

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: Korean Tofu Soup at A Ri Rang

After I got back from Seattle, I wanted something warm and comforting. Originally I was going to get hot pot  but the wait was going to be too long so we popped over… Continue reading

SGV: Taiwanese Hot Pot at Boiling Point

  Man, I have a lot of different things I love. Mostly I talk about noodles and dumplings a lot but I actually get obsessive about almost everything. I don’t eat hot pot… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Atlantic Seafood

When my fine dining partner mentioned she had never had dim sum before, I dragged her to Atlantic Seafood. I hadn’t tried it yet but figured it’d be an adventure for both of… Continue reading

Reseda: Chinese Noodles and Dumplings at Tampa Garden

A few months ago, I was reminded about Tampa Garden, a Chinese restaurant I heard was “not just good for The Valley, but as good as the ones in San Gabriel Valley” which… 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

Rosemead: The Dim Sum Carts are Still Going Strong at 888

I recently revisited 888 Seafood Restaurant in Rosemead. I go back and forth on the dim sum carts vs ordering off a menu issue. While I concede the food appears to be freshly… Continue reading

SGV: Checking Out the Dumplings at Southern Mini Town

  In the pursuit of who has the best Shanghai Chinese soup dumplings in town, I landed at Southern Mini Town expecting, hoping for some good dumplings. Sadly, these were not juicy at… Continue reading

SGV: Vietnamese Noodles at Nha Trang That’s Not Pho

I had a chance to nab my noodles partner for a meal before she headed to London for a trip. We chose Nha Trang, a Vietnamese cafe with a 5-item menu. Well, that’s… Continue reading