Tag Archive: el monte

SGV: Vietnamese Lunch at Kim Hoa Hue

  I was craving Vietnamese food but not pho. As much as I love pho, I wanted to try other Vietnamese food. We went to Kim Hoa Hue to try their banh cuon… Continue reading

SGV: KBBQ & Hot Pot at Spring Shabu

  When you can’t decide between hot pot and KBBQ, Spring Shabu Shabu is a good choice to get both. It’s a relatively new spot in El Monte. First, decide if you want… Continue reading

SGV: Vegetarian Vietnamese Food at Thien Tam

  One rainy day, I met my vegetarian buddy over at Thien Tam for lunch. We both love Vinh Loi in the Valley and I was trying to find a similar restaurant. It… Continue reading

SGV: Indonesian Food at Singkawang Cafe

  I love Indonesian food. I’ve been exploring the cuisine for a decade or more now. I love it because I’ll always find a noodle dish to crave. The jump mien at Singkawang… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Auntie Ping Kitchen

My love for Hong Kong style, Cantonese pork and shrimp wontons is fairly well-documented. I have done crawls in Seattle and most recently in Hong Kong. Every time I have some great ones… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Sunrise Social Company in El Monte

  I was going to get pho for lunch when I noticed a new place next door to LTK called Sunrise Social Company. They only had lunch specials that day. I got the… Continue reading

SGV: Vietnamese Goat Ribs and Baby Clams at Quan De 7 Mon

It was one of those random mornings scrolling through Instagram when I saw “goat” and SGV (San Gabriel Valley). I have had 7 courses of beef at Vietnamese restaurants (and still hunting for… Continue reading

SGV: Egg Rolls and Noodles at Pho LTK

  You ever have restaurant FOMO (fear of missing out)? I do all the time. It’s also known as menu envy. I stopped by Pho LTK for a quickie bowl of noodles and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

SGV: Burmese Lunch at Centana Mon Myanmar

  I was bummed out to discover Little Malaysia had closed in El Monte. But excited when I saw it turned into a Burmese restaurant. Cetana Mon Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is… Continue reading