Tag Archive: dumplings

Santa Barbara: Quick Noodles at Empty Bowl Gourmet

  On my last day in Santa Barbara, we headed to the Santa Public Market. The Market is like Los Angeles’ Grand Central Market. Though it is smaller food hall, there was the… Continue reading

Chicago: Dim Sum at Imperial Lamian

  One morning, we woke up craving dim sum. We didn’t have time to go back to Chinatown so we headed to Imperial Lamian near our hotel in downtown. From the photos, Imperial… Continue reading

Glendale: Slurpin’ it Up at Kopan Ramen

  Recently I checked out Kopan Ramen, a local chain with locations all over Los Angeles County including Encino, Alhambra, Rowland Heights and more. I went to the Glendale location one Sunday afternoon.… Continue reading

Koreatown: Late Night KBBQ at Byul Gobchang

  Hungry. Hangry. Late night. Where to go in Koreatown? We were actually heading towards the popular Hae Jang ChonĀ  (it’s the one with the pig logo) but it was completely packed and… 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: Dumplings and More at Beijing Pie House

  It seems my trip to Beijing Pie House has been years in the making. At the very least, I’ve wanted to try it for a while. I attempted to go one night… Continue reading

Koreatown: Dumplings at Nae Go Hyang

  Once again, Instagram proved to be my culinary inspiration. I spotted leek and pork dumplings at Nae Go Hyang and literally went the next day. While we were there, of course we… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour at LA Live’s Triple 8

  Triple 8 is one of the newest restaurants at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Trader Vic’s space, the newly transformed Chinese restaurant serves a variety of crowd… Continue reading

Koreatown: Noodles and Dumplings at Myung Dong Kyoja

  Myung Dong Kyoja has been on my Koreatown list forever. I finally made it one Saturday evening to check out their hand-cut noodles and dumplings. MDK is also really well known for… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading