Category Archive: restaurant reviews

Glendale: Georgian Dumplings and More at Khinkali House

  While I was in Armenia, I saw restaurants specializing in khinkali. They’re stuffed dumplings and is not Armenian food but rather, Georgian. One of Armenia’s neighbors is Georgia. I did have some… Continue reading

Glendale: Everyone Loves Dumplings at Monta Factory

When I was in Armenia, I didn’t try any monta (also spelled mantuh, manti, mante). I first tried them when I went to a local popup in Los Angeles. I love all things… Continue reading

Glendale: Armenian Flatbread Takeout from Zhengyalov Hatz

Zhengyalov Hatz opened last year in Glendale and I immediately had to go try it because I miss all the good food I had in Armenia. One of the particular things I missed… Continue reading

East Hollywood: New Items at Tlayuda LA

  Tlayuda LA is best known for well, talyudas. They are the flatbreads with Oaxacan cheese. They’re often called Mexican pizza but we should learn food by its proper names. So these are… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Lanea Cocktail and Taco Bar introduces Picnic Packs and Canned Cocktails

    Lanea just celebrated their one-year-anniversary. I made it to the Santa Monica bar back in February and recently got delivery. There are many delivery options on their site but you can… Continue reading

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

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