Category Archive: brunch

SGV: Dim Sum at China Red

  I recently tried China Red for dim sum. It’s been open a few years now but I haven’t heard anyone say I must go check it out. And truth be told, I… Continue reading

Madison: Brunch at Graze

  On my last day in Madison, we headed to Graze for brunch. It was a quick walk from our hotel, the Madison Concourse Hotel. Although we hadn’t made reservations, we managed to… Continue reading

Madison: Big and Beautiful Bloody Mary Brunch at Short Stack Eatery

  I was recently in Madison, Wisconsin for the weekend. One morning for breakfast, which turned into brunch as there was booze in the form of the a beautiful big Bloody Mary, we… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Five Star Seafood

  How can I have a Chinese Food Week on The Minty without a dim sum spot? I grew up eating dim sum at least twice a week. As a child I was… Continue reading

Highland Park: Mason’s Dumpling Shop

    Last week I posted about Joy, a Tawainese/Chinese restaurant in Highland Park. When it and Mason’s Dumpling Shop opened, friends asked me to go but I didn’t place them very high… Continue reading

Highland Park: Triple Beam Pizza

    I recently did a food crawl in Highland Park or as the kids said 5 years ago, a “bang bang.” Years ago when I did a food crawl every month, the… Continue reading

Pasadena: Oxtail Noodles at Bone Kettle

  I finally made it over to Bone Kettle in Pasadena recently for lunch. I’ve been meaning to try this Indonesian spot for a while now. For lunch (it’s only brunch if there’s… Continue reading

DTLA: The Bolo Burger For Brunch at Rossoblu

Rossoblu has recently started serving brunch. Suddenly my instagram feed was flooded with pictures of delicious things including the Bolo burger which is a burger with Bolognese sauce. Well then, we had to… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Jean-Georges with Gerard Bertrand Wines

  Recently I attended a wine masterclass and luncheon for Gerard Bertrand Wines at Jean-Georges in Beverly Hills. The restaurant is at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel which opened last year. We started our… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Capital Seafood Arcadia

I checked out Capital Seafood in Arcadia for dim sum last month. It was a Saturday and not much of a wait. Capital doesn’t have dim sum carts but there are a few people… Continue reading