Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

SGV: Hainan Chicken Is All You Need at Savoy Kitchen

  I found myself at Savoy Kitchen over the weekend. Savoy is one of those old school spots known for one thing- Hainan chicken. However, their menu also features pasta, pizza and curry.… 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

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 Hot Pot at YuTianXia

  For Lunar New Year this year, I tried a newish hot pot place in the San Gabriel Valley with friends. The following photos is only a small sampling of what we ate.… 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

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

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: Dim Sum at Capital Seafood Arcadia

I checked out Capital Seafood in Arcadia for dim sum last month. It was a Saturday and not much of a wait. Capital doesn’t have dim sum carts but there are a few people… Continue reading

SGV: Spicy Existential Dinner at Nothingness

  The first time I went to Nothingness, there was no one in the restaurant so my friend didn’t want to check it out. The second time we tried, it was still empty… Continue reading