Tag Archive: chinatown

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

UK: Empress of Sichuan

Before heading over to the Experimental Cocktail Club, we had dinner at Empress of Sichuan.I went with a friend who is not really into spicy food so we may have not picked dishes… Continue reading

Love is in the Air at Hop Woo

I’m not entirely certain when people began to associate me with bizarre and extreme eating. Maybe it was after the pig’s head dinner at Gorbals and teasing everyone about bull’s penis at Feng… Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Bull’s Pizzle Soup

Eddie Lin of Deep End Dining and Val Herrera of Trippy Food must have read my Feng Mao post and thought this girl needed some pizzle. Pizzle is the innocuous term for penis.… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: TiGeorges

I’ve said I knew who I was before but occasionally I think about the past. Right now I’m re-reading On Gold Mountain by Lisa See. I just finished her book, Shanghai Girls. Both… Continue reading

Dim Sum Battle: Traditional VS Food Truck

Who eats dim sum twice in one day? Minty, of course. A week ago, I checked out the Dim Sum Truck and thought very highly of it. A few friends were jonesing for… Continue reading