Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

SGV: Dim Sum at Xiang Yuan Gourmet

  A couple of months ago I saw some pictures of some cute buns on Instagram. I’m not normally an IG obsessed foodie but I did notice these buns were available in the… 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: 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

SGV: Dinner at Chongqing Special Noodles

  I’ve been super into Sichuan food lately and been enjoying the spicy goodness of noodles over at Mian. When I heard about another Chongqing (occasionally spelled the old fashioned way of Chung… Continue reading

SGV: Solo Lunch at Noodle King

  One day I found myself at a strip mall in the San Gabriel Valley for lunch. Almost all the eateries featured noodles; Chinese noodles of every stripe and this newfangled stuff called… Continue reading

SGV: Would You Care for a Noodle Dance at Hai Di Lao Hot Pot?

  After what seems like a zillion years, I finally checked out Hai Di Lao at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia. It is the San Gabriel Valley branch of the hot… Continue reading

SGV: Comfort Food and Cocktails at Monkey Bar

  So much is happening over at the Santa Anita Westfield Mall! The Food Alley has a plethora of choices from Hainan chicken at Side Chick to the Japanese cheesecake import, Uncle Tetsu.… Continue reading

SGV: Softserve at Matcha Matcha

  Matcha is all the rage these days and Matcha Matcha at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia is serving up softserve along with a variety of things green tea. That’s right,… Continue reading

SGV: Dinner at Shaanxi Gourmet

  During Christmas, I had a lot of Chinese food. But I made it a point to try more than just dim sum (though I had that too). Shaanxi Gourmet has been on… Continue reading

SGV: A Seafood Feast at 626 Lobster

  Over the holidays, I went to 626 Lobster for lunch on Christmas eve. I made a reservation though they weren’t terribly busy so we could have just walked in. This was a… Continue reading