Tag Archive: chinese food

SGV: Dim Sum at Xiang Yuan Gourmet

  A couple of months ago I saw some pictures of some cute buns on Instagram. I’m not normally an IG obsessed foodie but I did notice these buns were available in the… Continue reading

SGV: Crab Dinner at Seafood Palace

I love seafood and I have a friend who enjoys it just as much as I do. Actually, I have several friends who don’t mind getting our hands dirty diving into piles of… Continue reading

SGV: Dinner at Chongqing Special Noodles

  I’ve been super into Sichuan food lately and been enjoying the spicy goodness of noodles over at Mian. When I heard about another Chongqing (occasionally spelled the old fashioned way of Chung… Continue reading

Chinatown: Duck Noodle Soup at J & K Hong Kong Cuisine

  I’ve had a loose plan in my head I’m going to try all the restaurants at East West Plaza in Chinatown. Yes, I’ve eaten at almost all the newcomers (Baohaus, you’re next!)… Continue reading

SGV: Would You Care for a Noodle Dance at Hai Di Lao Hot Pot?

  After what seems like a zillion years, I finally checked out Hai Di Lao at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia. It is the San Gabriel Valley branch of the hot… Continue reading

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