Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

SGV: Checking Out the Dumplings at Southern Mini Town

  In the pursuit of who has the best Shanghai Chinese soup dumplings in town, I landed at Southern Mini Town expecting, hoping for some good dumplings. Sadly, these were not juicy at… Continue reading

SGV: Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine

For years I’ve wondered about the fish and chips place on the corner of Garfield and Main Streets in Alhambra. And then I heard they had a secret Indonesian menu. And just when… 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

San Gabriel: Hui Tou Xiang Noodles House

Originally we wanted to go to Luscious Dumplings which is next door to Hui Tou Xiang Noodles House but we got there late and they were already closed. Hui Tou Xiang (HTX) was… Continue reading

SGV: Exploring More Than the Beef Roll at 101 Noodle Express

A certain critic in town made 101 Noodle Express famous for their beef roll but they have so much more than that. Let’s take a tour. We started with the cold appetizer trio… Continue reading

SGV: Pho Pasteur

What is it after trips that I want a big bowl of noodles? After I got back from Arizona Cocktail Week, I wanted something comforting. I had in mind a different restaurant along… Continue reading

SGV: Celebrating Lunar New Year with Dim Sum at Sea Harbour

  I celebrated Lunar New Year with dim sum at Sea Harbour, touted as one of the San Gabriel Valley’s finest Cantonese Seafood restaurants. It’s been a few years since I’ve been but… Continue reading

SGV: Green Island

After a quickie trip to Vegas, I find myself invariably eating a restorative meal in the San Gabriel Valley. I wanted noodles to erase the terribly expensive memory of the duck soup noodles… Continue reading

SGV: Wonton Noodles at Noodle Boy

My parents are from Hong Kong which meant I grew up with a particular sense of food and there are some things that just never seem good enough. As a kid, I’d sometimes… Continue reading

SGV: Young-Dong Tofu Restaurant

  After my quickie trip to San Francisco/ Napa, I wanted something hearty and although my brother initially suggested Thai food, I was glad he decided he wanted Korean instead. I remembered seeing… Continue reading