Tag Archive: chinese

Northridge: Dumplings and Noodles at Mandarin Deli

  Mandarin Deli is a local Southern California chain specializing in noodle soups and dumplings. A couple of years ago, I discovered they also did beef rolls very well. Growing up, my parents’… Continue reading

SGV: Tasty Garden Now Open in San Gabriel

After I got back from New York, I took my mom out to dinner for a belated Mother’s Day dinner. We decided on the newest Tasty Garden in San Gabriel. It’s been open… Continue reading

SGV: In Search of the Giant Soup Dumpling Wang Jing Xi

Like many of my food obsessions, it starts with a photo. Or several actually. I started seeing and hearing about the giant xiao long bao (XLB) or soup dumpling. I love XLBs like… Continue reading

Brooklyn: M Shanghai Bistro & Garden

As mentioned, I had quite a bit of Asian food during my recent trip to New York. After sushi the first night and Korean a few times, I wanted Chinese food. I knew… Continue reading

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