Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

SGV: Toast at Tea Station

  Generally after a meal, I might stop off somewhere for a drink. And in the San Gabriel Valley, a popular spot might be the boba place around the corner. Asian dessert joints… Continue reading

SGV: The Red Grain Pork at Monja Taiker

The Noodles Partner and I tackled another noodle shop in the San Gabriel Valley. We braved the horrible SGV traffic and nightmarish parking lot to hit up Monja Taiker, a Taiwanese restaurant known… Continue reading

SGV: Getting A Bowl of Love at Pho Hai

  It seems everyone I know has been sick or is sick. I had what I was calling my Christmas cough for well over a month. I was fighting it naturally with lots… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

SGV: Ramen at Foo Foo Tei

  Ramen shops are popping up all over town and the newest location of Foo Foo Tei has opened in Alhambra. Located in the old Yazmin Malaysian restaurant, Foo Foo Tei also servesĀ other… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Banana Leaf Indonesian

  When people hear “Banana Leaf,” they may think of the Malaysian restaurant at the Grove/ Farmers Market but there’s an Indonesian restaurant in Temple City called Banana Leaf. And one Saturday afternoon,… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shi Hai

  Anytime a new dim sum palace in the San Gabriel Valley, people flock to it in droves to check it out. It was then odd to find Shi Hai not very busy.… Continue reading

SGV: Beef Noodle Soup at Tasty Dumpling House

  I can eat dumplings every day. When I was at Lunasia for dim sum a few months ago, I noticed this new dumplings shop called Tasty Dumpling House across the street. I… Continue reading

SGV: Carbs Heaven at Ahgoo Kitchen

  I checked out Ahgoo’s Kitchen in El Monte recently. The restaurant is fairly small and it’s best to get there early. Three large parties squeezed in and they weren’t taking any more… Continue reading

Santa Anita Park: Cheering On California Chrome to the Triple Crown!

  I was at Santa Anita Park when thoroughbred horse California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby. He later went on to win the Preakness Stakes a week later. Tomorrow he will win the… Continue reading