Tag Archive: alhambra

SGV: Solo Lunch at Noodle King

  One day I found myself at a strip mall in the San Gabriel Valley for lunch. Almost all the eateries featured noodles; Chinese noodles of every stripe and this newfangled stuff called… Continue reading

SGV: Instagram Worthy Sichuan Food at The Legendary

  I recently checked out The Legendary in Alhambra. It’s one of the newest Sichuan restaurants and there are some really interesting dishes there. The roomy restaurant features a heavy menu full of… Continue reading

SGV: Noodles and Daikon Omelet at Kim Kee

Last week I realized I never wrote about Kim Kee, a noodles shop in the same strip mall as Flavor Garden. I have big plans to do a noodles food crawl in this… Continue reading

SGV: Pleasant Spice Levels at Szechuan Impression

  Szechuan Impression opened last summer in Alhambra. I finally tried a bite from the recent LA Weekly Essentials Food Festival. After chatting with friends, we gathered up a group of 6 to… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

SGV: Ramen at Foo Foo Tei

  Ramen shops are popping up all over town and the newest location of Foo Foo Tei has opened in Alhambra. Located in the old Yazmin Malaysian restaurant, Foo Foo Tei also servesĀ other… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shi Hai

  Anytime a new dim sum palace in the San Gabriel Valley, people flock to it in droves to check it out. It was then odd to find Shi Hai not very busy.… Continue reading

SGV: Beef Noodle Soup at Tasty Dumpling House

  I can eat dumplings every day. When I was at Lunasia for dim sum a few months ago, I noticed this new dumplings shop called Tasty Dumpling House across the street. I… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Noodles at Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa

I’m really glad I don’t have any sort of notion of trying every single noodles house in the San Gabriel Valley. But if I did, I would have to start at the western… Continue reading