Tag Archive: monterey park

SGV: Creative Flavors at Big Softee Ice Cream

  I checked out Big Softee this week and was enchanted. I loved the signage and all the cool retro nods. I even saved my red spoon and will put it in my… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Spicy at Noodle Harmony

  I’m on a Sichuan food kick. When I saw Noodle Harmony opened about 3 months ago in Monterey Park, I starting plotting when I could get over there to get spicy food.… Continue reading

SGV: Shaanxi Chinese Food at Xi An Tasty

  About a year ago, I saw some interesting Chinese food on instagram. Turns out it was Shaanxi Chinese food. This region of China is probably most famous for terracotta warriors and also… Continue reading

SGV: Cantonese Food at Happy Garden

  For Lunar New Year/ Chinese New Year, my family and I went to Happy Garden for dinner. There were a few dishes we had to get; chicken and noodles but otherwise, we… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Crab at Hip Hot

  Sichuan food has long passed the trendy food of the moment to a dining staple. Of all the regional Chinese food I’ve been trying (unsystematically, if you must know), I return over… Continue reading

SGV: Crab Dinner at Seafood Palace

I love seafood and I have a friend who enjoys it just as much as I do. Actually, I have several friends who don’t mind getting our hands dirty diving into piles of… 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

SGV: KBBQ at Honey Pig

  Honey Pig has opened a new location in Monterey Park. It’s an all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue place in what is rapidly becoming a foodie-centric shopping plaza. There’s dim sum/ Chinese food, ramen, hot… Continue reading

SGV: Tea Leaf Salad at Daw Yee Myanmar Cafe

I’ve been craving Burmese tea leaf salad and found Daw Yee in Monterey Park in the San Gabriel Valley. It’s a small restaurant off the busy Garvey Avenue. My noodles partner and I… Continue reading

Monterey Park: Lunar New Year Dinner at LYL Garden

Happy Year of the Horse! For this year’s Lunar New Year meal, I found myself in the San Gabriel Valley. My family and I decided to go to LYL Garden in Monterey Park.… Continue reading