Tag Archive: chinese food

SGV: Green Island

After a quickie trip to Vegas, I find myself invariably eating a restorative meal in the San Gabriel Valley. I wanted noodles to erase the terribly expensive memory of the duck soup noodles… Continue reading

Arcadia: Din Tai Fung

Oddly, I thought I had written about Din Tai Fung ages ago but it appears I’ve been remiss and only referred to it in other juicy dumplings posts.  Heck, I might even have… Continue reading

SGV: Wonton Noodles at Noodle Boy

My parents are from Hong Kong which meant I grew up with a particular sense of food and there are some things that just never seem good enough. As a kid, I’d sometimes… 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

Seattle: Dim Sum at Purple Dot Cafe

On my second day in Seattle, I intended to gorge myself silly on seafood and wanted to get chowder. But after a long day of drinking, I decided I rather have something more… Continue reading

SF: Grassland Hot Pot

    After the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, we were starving. Although I had eaten half a sandwich from Clancey’s, we decided to see if we could get into Aziza early. We had… 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: 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

Monterey Park: Dim Sum at NBC Seafood

NBC Seafood is a classic Cantonese dim sum palace. It opened when I was a kid and is still very popular. It was renovated a few years ago and I always meant to… Continue reading

SF: Mission Chinese Food

When I was planning my San Francisco trip, I had only two dinner reservations and left things open for lunch. I did however know I wanted certain things like cioppino (Tadich Grill post)… Continue reading