Disneyland: Checking Out Oga’s Cantina at the New Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

  I left the planet for you guys. Okay, okay, I just went to Disneyland for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge! On the planet of Batuu, there’s one ride in operation (another is coming… Continue reading

West LA: Xiao Long Bao at Tasty Noodle House

  I love that good Chinese food is moving to further west than Chinatown. I recently checked out Tasty Noodle House on Sawtelle. The familiar San Gabriel Valley mini-chain has a few locations… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings at Mr. Dragon

  Next stop on the Chinese Week tour is Mr. Dragon! I heard about Mr. Dragon a couple of weeks ago. Apparently it’s from the same folks as PP Pop, a Taiwanese shop.… Continue reading

SGV: I found My Mr. Right for Noodles

I’m starting another Chinese Food Week on The Minty. We’ll be spending a lot of time in the San Gabriel Valley this week! I love noodles. But will I love the Mr. Right… Continue reading

SGV: Menya Hanabi Opens on July 28

  Menya Hanabi opens officially this Sunday, July 28. I attended a soft open a couple of weeks ago to try the maze soba aka dry (or brothless) ramen. We started with the… Continue reading

DTLA: Stu and the Kids Asian Food Festival Returns on August 4

  Stu and the Kids, Flavors of Asia, food festival returns on Sunday, August 4 to Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s one of my favorite food festivals and benefits the orphans from… Continue reading

DTLA: Pizza at Sixth & Mill

  A couple of weeks ago, I checked out Sixth & Mill, a newish pizza spot next to Brera for a Negroni. While I was there, I also had some pizza and the… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Brunch at Khao Kaeng by Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar

On my last day in Santa Barbara, we headed to the new Khao Kaeng by Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar. It’s on the main drag in Montecito but downstairs so you may not… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Drinks at Lab Social

While in Santa Barbara, I checked out Lab Social, the cocktail bar inside of Caje Coffee. I had found it searching for new bars and it was so brand new, my Santa Barbara… Continue reading

DTLA: Get Everything at Tartine Bianco

  After I checked out dinner at Alameda Supper Club, we walked to the other side to Tartine Bianco for drinks. We loved it so much, I went back a few days later… Continue reading