Tag Archive: chinese food

SGV: Chinese Dinner at Mama’s Dumpling House

  There are a few dumpling masters in the San Gabriel Valley. One of them is Mama Lu. Although the latest restaurant doesn’t bear her name, Mama’s Dumpling House is most definitely of… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Going Vegetarian and Vegan at Pine and Crane

  I’ve been meaning to check out Pine and Crane in Silver Lake for a while now. Everyone I know loves this spot. But since I frequent the San Gabriel Valley a lot,… Continue reading

Westwood: Chinese Brunch at Northern Cafe

  When the San Gabriel Valley seems so far away, you start looking around your neighborhood for an equivalent. Friends suggested Northern Cafe in Westwood, citing they had outposts in the SGV. Checking… Continue reading

SGV: Dinner at Shaanxi Gourmet

  During Christmas, I had a lot of Chinese food. But I made it a point to try more than just dim sum (though I had that too). Shaanxi Gourmet has been on… Continue reading

SGV: A Seafood Feast at 626 Lobster

  Over the holidays, I went to 626 Lobster for lunch on Christmas eve. I made a reservation though they weren’t terribly busy so we could have just walked in. This was a… 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

San Gabriel: Small Plates at Chang’an

  One of the things I’ve been looking for in the San Gabriel Valley is a spot to gather with friends for snacks and booze. Surprisingly, there aren’t a lot of Chinese restaurants… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Noodles at Mian

  For those on the Sichuan food hunt, Mian is a worthy stop. Its sister restaurant Chengdu Taste is widely regarded as one of the best Sichuan restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley.… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Getting Spicy at Szechuan Chef

  Like ┬ámany people these days, I’m addicted to spicy Sichuan food. There’s something about that numbing mala spice that fascinates me. I got together with friends before Thanksgiving to check out the… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Handpulled Noodles at Beijing Noodle No. 9

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, we stayed at Caesar’s Palace so we had time to explore a few new (to us) spots. One day, friends ate at Beijing Noodle No.… Continue reading