Tag Archive: alhambra

SGV: Wontons Search Leads to Happy Harbor

I’m obsessed with dumplings and one of my favorite kind of dumplings is the wonton. When I was young, my dad pointed out a group making wontons at a restaurant and it made… Continue reading

SGV: Curry Puffs at Yazmin Malaysian Restaurant

It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Yazmin Malaysian Restaurant. With renewed interest in Downtown Alhambra, I thought I’d visit some of the long-time restaurants in the vicinity. I recently went… Continue reading

SGV: Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine

For years I’ve wondered about the fish and chips place on the corner of Garfield and Main Streets in Alhambra. And then I heard they had a secret Indonesian menu. And just when… Continue reading

SGV: Down the Rabbit Hole Bar

  A few weeks ago, I talked my friend into checking out the Rabbit Hole bar a bar in Alhambra with me. We don’t usually frequent the San Gabriel Valley for cocktails (other… Continue reading

SGV: Asian Fusion at Dip’s Grill

There’s a friend I see every so often and she is a true foodie. All we talk about is food. Okay, maybe we talk a bit about dating too. It takes us a… Continue reading

SGV: Omakase at Z Sushi

For years I have wanted to try Z Sushi in Alhambra. I would see it as I would make my way slowly by streets from Alhambra to Pasadena. A couple of weeks ago,… Continue reading

SGV: Phoenix Inn

  When I was a kid, my parents would take me to the original Phoenix Inn restaurant in Chinatown almost every week. They enjoyed the homey Chinese food not usually found in more… Continue reading

Happy Year of the Rabbit: Lunar New Year Meal at Sunday Bistro

artwork by SLD This lunar new year is the Year of the Rabbit which happens to be my sign. Last week, my small family gathered at a casual spot in the San Gabriel… Continue reading

Savoy: Hainanese Chicken & Rice

I may have mentioned a time or two I love noodles. Of all the carbs in the world, I would give them all up in favor of subsisting on noodles forever. However, I… Continue reading

French (Green Bean) Fries: 38 Degrees

I’ve been spotting random “fries” on menus lately. Forget potatoes and even sweet potatoes, let’s make green bean fries the next It fry! Pros: They’re already conveniently in a french fry shape. They’re… Continue reading