Category Archive: food

SGV: Vietnamese Lunch at Kim Hoa Hue

  I was craving Vietnamese food but not pho. As much as I love pho, I wanted to try other Vietnamese food. We went to Kim Hoa Hue to try their banh cuon… Continue reading

Koreatown: Yuzu Shio at Iki Ramen

  Another late night in Koreatown. What to eat? Then I remembered I had wanted to try Iki Ramen. We got in just in time to enjoy a comforting bowl of noodles on… Continue reading

Echo Park: Barbecue with a Filipino Twist at The Park’s Finest

    We stopped into the Park’s Finest on our way to the new bar, Thunderbolt. I’ve been meaning to try this barbecue spot with a Filipino twist for ages now. I only… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings at Supreme Dragon

  I’ll never get tired of exploring every dumplings spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Every now and then I’ll just search for dumplings and head to the latest new spot. One Saturday,… Continue reading

Koreatown: Porridge at Healthy Zone Jook Hyang

  I’ve been on a porridge kick lately. One night I headed to Koreatown to check out Healthy Zone Jook Hyang. My friend and I shared one porridge. We got the wild pine… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Mex Peru Gipsy

  I’m always looking for more lunch spots in Downtown Los Angeles. I do eye every little shack I see. Could it be good? I first spotted Mex Peru Gipsy while on my… Continue reading

SGV: KBBQ & Hot Pot at Spring Shabu

  When you can’t decide between hot pot and KBBQ, Spring Shabu Shabu is a good choice to get both. It’s a relatively new spot in El Monte. First, decide if you want… Continue reading

PDX: Bar Crawl to Pepe Le Moko, Pink Rabbit, Dead Shot and Hey Love

  Let’s go on a bar crawl! Here are some of the bars I checked out when I was last in Portland, Oregon. First up is Pepe Le Moko which opened a few… Continue reading

PDX: Dinner and Drinks at Scotch Lodge

  On the top of my list for my Portland trip was to check out the then newly opened Scotch Lodge. In all my years of going to PDX, I never met Tommy… Continue reading

Oregon City: The Highland Stillhouse

  When I was last in Portland, I actually stayed in Oregon City the first couple of nights. I was taking my WSET Spirits Level 2 exam and there were a couple of… Continue reading