Tag Archive: monterey park

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

Monterey Park: Hot Pot Hot Pot aka Little Fat Sheep

One night we headed to Monterey Park for fried chicken. Sadly, the Tokyo Fried Chicken Company was closed that evening (as it’s apparently closed every Monday and Tuesday, oops). So we headed to… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Atlantic Seafood

When my fine dining partner mentioned she had never had dim sum before, I dragged her to Atlantic Seafood. I hadn’t tried it yet but figured it’d be an adventure for both of… Continue reading

SGV: Vietnamese Noodles at Nha Trang That’s Not Pho

I had a chance to nab my noodles partner for a meal before she headed to London for a trip. We chose Nha Trang, a Vietnamese cafe with a 5-item menu. Well, that’s… Continue reading

SGV: Getting My Spicy Food on at Yun Chuan Garden

Last month, LA Weekly published the 10 Best Eats in Monterey Park (which also features a boat noodles pic I took from Hoy-Ka) and I saw Yun Chuan Garden (called Yunkun in the… Continue reading

SGV: Boat Noodles at Hoy-Ka

A couple weeks back, I checked out Hoy-Ka Thai Noodle in Monterey Park for lunch. After all the name changes and moving around, I’m not actually sure I’ve been to any of their… Continue reading

SGV: Fortune Dumpling

I spotted Fortune Dumpling a few months and put it on my list of dumplings places to try. Perhaps one of these days I’ll find my favorite xiao long bao (juicy soup dumplings)… Continue reading

SGV: Noodles & Dumplings at Mama Lu’s

Recently I’ve been asked where is the best place for xiao long baos (juicy soup dumplings) and though I’m stillĀ  on the hunt, I do think Mama Lu’s is pretty good. I’ve written… Continue reading

SGV: Noodles and More at Tasty Garden in Monterey Park

After trips, I usually go straight to the nearest noodles joint. After my last couple of trips, I went to Tasty Garden in Monterey Park. I’ve been to several locations and it doesn’t… Continue reading