Category Archive: food

SGV: Getting Indian Takeout from Curry Time in El Monte

  I’ve been exploring different takeout options in the San Gabriel Valley. While I love Bhanu I actually enjoyed eating there, among the groceries. So I was trying to find an Indian place… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Takeout from Kazan Japanese

      Kazan opened earlier this year, right before the pandemic started. I was going to go try them out as I love Tatsu ramen and the chef there started this new… Continue reading

SGV: Sandwich Cravings from Banh Mi My Tho in Rosemead

  Banh Mi My Tho is widely known for their Vietnamese sandwiches. The original location started in Alhambra and there’s a newer one in Rosemead. I popped by to grab The Special, a… Continue reading

SGV: Winner Winner Chicken Dinner at Dong Nguyen in Alhambra

  Years ago when I used to do food crawls, I would round up a bunch of spots looking for the best of whatever I was fancying at the time. I have done… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Curated Gift Boxes at The Other Door Bar

  Before the pandemic, I was supposed to go to The Other Door to check them out. Unfortunately of course, they had to quickly pivot their business. While they’re considering opening for outdoor… Continue reading

SGV: Ethiopian Food Takeout from GS Ethiopian in Covina

  I’m an okay cook but after weeks, months of constantly cooking, I began to develop some very specific cravings. I wanted a Caesar salad. Caprese. Korean stew. Ethiopian food. Some stuff I… Continue reading

Chinatown: Takeout From Pearl River Deli

    The pandemic has changed all our lives. I used to go out several times a week and now I’m lucky if I go to the grocery store every couple of weeks.… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Checking out Virtual Whiskey Tastings

  I’ve been working from home since mid-March. That means my once “too busy” life came to a halt. I no longer was out every night at a new bar or checking out… Continue reading

SGV: Takeout Available at Dim Sum King in El Monte

  I’ve been holding restaurant and bar posts during the pandemic since I’m not sure when we’ll be able to dine in — I feel LA County will be one of the last… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Daiquiri Time IN

  If you ask bartenders what is one drink you need to know how to make, most say a daiquiri. I always found this amusing since it’s invariably followed up with, “a real… Continue reading