Tag Archive: chinese food

SGV: Phoenix Inn

  When I was a kid, my parents would take me to the original Phoenix Inn restaurant in Chinatown almost every week. They enjoyed the homey Chinese food not usually found in more… Continue reading

SGV: JR Cafe

  A few weeks ago, I had the whim to try one of my old late night haunts, JR Cafe in San Gabriel. Back in the early to mid- 90s, Hong Kong style… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dim Sum at Zine

I’m still on the “there must be good Asian food on the Strip” search. This led me to Zine at the Palazzo in search of dim sum. As it turned out, the menu… 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

SGV: Celebrating Lunar New Year with Dim Sum at Sea Harbour

  I celebrated Lunar New Year with dim sum at Sea Harbour, touted as one of the San Gabriel Valley’s finest Cantonese Seafood restaurants. It’s been a few years since I’ve been but… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Monterey Palace

  I’m always game to try a new dim sum place. I feel it’s my duty to keep up with all the dim sum houses in LA as I get asked all the… Continue reading

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