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

PDX: Dinner at Canard

  One of my favorite restaurants in Portland is Le Pigeon. I was heading there when I found out they have a new spot, Canard which is in the same building. Oh yeah,… Continue reading

PDX: Meatball Banh Mi at Lardo

  One day in Portland, I decided I would just put in Downtown as my destination and go to the first place that looked good. I had a chatty ride share driver who… Continue reading

PDX: There’s More Than Chicken at Nong’s Khao Man Gai

I’ve been to Portland a bunch of times and I always try to make it to Nong’s Khao Man Gai. I hadn’t been though in 5 years and was missing the Thai chicken… Continue reading