Tag Archive: dumplings

Northridge: Chi’s Chinese Cuisine

  I was in the Valley one day for lunch and we opted for Chi’s Chinese Cuisine. My friend said it was “pretty good for the [ San Fernando] Valley”– meaning it’s not… Continue reading

Mid-City: Noodles and More at Kai Ramen

  I don’t forsee the ramen craze dying out anytime soon. Luckily this is a food trend I don’t mind. I checked out Kai Ramen on La Cienega recently. There are also two… Continue reading

Highland Park: Mason’s Dumpling Shop

    Last week I posted about Joy, a Tawainese/Chinese restaurant in Highland Park. When it and Mason’s Dumpling Shop opened, friends asked me to go but I didn’t place them very high… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Gyoza and More at Ramen Bangaichi

  One night in Silver Lake, I found my way to Ramen Bangaichi. It was heading towards witching hour and given the choices, I opted for ramen over a diner. I didn’t read… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and Noodles at Din Tai Fung

  Din Tai Fung went from one busy location to an even busier spot inside the Westfield Santa Anita mall almost a couple of years ago. It anchors the busy “food alley” at… Continue reading

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