Category Archive: restaurant reviews

SGV: All the Dumplings at You Kitchen

  The latest dumplings darling in San Gabriel Valley is You Kitchen. They’re a small spot near 101 Noodle Express and a bowling alley. Surprisingly I haven’t had problems parking in the lot… Continue reading

Highland Park: Brunch at Cafe Birdie

  Recently I enjoyed brunch at Cafe Birdie in Highland Park. Although it’s been open for a few years now, I’ve never checked it out before. I have been to the back bar,… Continue reading

Koreatown: Late Night Soup at Sun Nong Dan

  It was late and we headed to Koreatown for soup. It was a cooler night so a giant pot of Korean food sounded good to me. We ended up at Sun Nong… Continue reading

Mid-City: Happy Hour at Yardbird

  The more I go to Yardbird, the more I like them. I recently checked out happy hour at the bar and the wings are more than wings! It’s big pieces of fried… Continue reading

SGV: Vegetarian Vietnamese Food at Thien Tam

  One rainy day, I met my vegetarian buddy over at Thien Tam for lunch. We both love Vinh Loi in the Valley and I was trying to find a similar restaurant. It… Continue reading

Mid-City: Late Night Pizza at The 3rd Stop

Sometimes when you don’t want to go far from home and you hit up a neighborhood joint. While hanging with a friend, we decided to walk over to¬† The 3rd Stop. It’s a… Continue reading

Venice: Drinks at Tasting Kitchen

  Every now and then The Minty hits the Westside. I have a few favorite bars in the area including Scopa Italian Roots (and Old Lightning), The Chestnut Club but I always try… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Rice and Nori

I added Rice & Nori to my work lunch rotation. I recently found this fast casual spot that carried a few things that other Little Tokyo restaurants didn’t have such as oden and… Continue reading

Koreatown: Pork Neck Stew at Gam Ja Gol

One night I was talking to a friend how much I love Korean food and how I barely scratched the surface in exploring Koreatown. When the weather is cool, I’m able to persuade… Continue reading

SGV: Indonesian Food at Singkawang Cafe

  I love Indonesian food. I’ve been exploring the cuisine for a decade or more now. I love it because I’ll always find a noodle dish to crave. The jump mien at Singkawang… Continue reading