Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

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: Trying Vietnamese Desserts at Hien Khanh

  When you get into line at Hien Khanh, you should probably have a game plan. However, we didn’t realize the instructions would be closer to the cash register so we bumbled through… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Ho Kee Cafe

After our excursion to Noodle Boy, we headed to Ho Kee and really pigged out with lots of dishes other than wontons. I’m a little sad our adventures in all things wontons ends… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Golden Bull Noodle

  As mentioned on previously, I was on my way to check out the wontons at Harlam Cafe when I got distracted by the Hainan chicken at Tasty Food. We then decided to… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Harlam’s Kitchen

  We’re nearing the end of Wonton Week here on The Minty. Today, I’m talking ab out Harlarm’s Kitchen. I also tried Golden Bull Noodle’s as well that night.¬† I saw the Hainan… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Noodle Boy

It’s been a little more than 7 years since I’ve been to Noodle Boy. Every now and then I chase the best wontons in the San Gabriel¬†Valley (and elsewhere in Los Angeles proper,… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: The Congee

  Yesterday I began my Wonton Week on The Minty. My deep love of the shrimp and pork dumplings are well known. They are a classic snack in Hong Kong and Guangdong (Canton)… 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: Hainan Chicken at Tasty Food

  Tasty Food has recently garnered attention for their Hainan (Hainanese) chicken. I was on the last leg of my wonton research but also decided to try Harlam’s Kitchen neighbor for this classic… Continue reading

SGV: Opal Chinese Cuisine at Sheraton San Gabriel

  For Thanksgiving this year, we checked out Opal Chinese Cuisine. We had two big tables for the 14 of us and so we had multiples of all the dishes. We started out… Continue reading