Tag Archive: chinatown

Save the Date – April Chinatown Crawl

Save the Date! The Minty invites you to join her as she hits 5-8 spots in LA’s Chinatown on Sunday, April 29 at 11 AM.   11 AM – Family Pastry vs Yum… Continue reading

Chinatown: ABC Seafood

I’ve been bouncing around the idea of writing a guide to Chinatown restaurants. I was very enthusiastic about the idea until it hit me just how many restaurants there are. Still, it’ll be… Continue reading

DTLA: Mexicali Has a New Home

  When I first encountered Mexicali on the street years ago, I must have arrived after a big rush. I had heard about these “great tacos” and something curiously named a vampiro. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

Chinatown: My Chinese Thanksgiving at Plum Tree Inn

Being a child of immigrant parents, I grew up with a mix of holidays. The ones my parents observed from their native country and the new ones I learned about at school. Some… Continue reading

Chinatown: Dim Sum at Ocean Seafood

I seem to be eating a lot of dim sum lately having recently gone to Elite and NBC Seafood. Yet, for someone who ate it twice a week, every week growing up, I… Continue reading

Chinatown: Shopping & Eating at LAX-C

  After reading Midtown Lunch’s post on LAX-C, I plotted when I could get over there. Conveniently, I had a friend who was craving Thai food. We thought it would be a hilarious… Continue reading

Chinatown: Late Night at Full House

  After my birthday party a couple of weekends ago, we headed over to Full House. I can’t remember the last time I’ve been there but I know it’s been years. Recently, I… Continue reading

Chinatown: Hop Woo

  Two hours before dinner, I get a note to come by Hop Woo. Chef Lupe was back in town and wanted to share what people are in eating in China. I was… Continue reading

The Minty Banh Mi Crawl

Last Saturday, I gathered a group for a Vietnamese sandwich crawl. The banh mi crawl traveled through Chinatown (and Little Tokyo!). We started at Jonathan Gold’s favorite Buu Dien. While I was waiting… Continue reading

May Minty Crawl: Banh Mi, Baby

Back in January of ’09, I tackled some banh mi shops along Valley in the San Gabriel Valley. My ultimate favorite that day was Saigon’s Sandwich & Bakery though my group generally liked… Continue reading