Tag Archive: san gabriel valley

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

SGV: Lunch at Sichuan Kungfu Fish

    I believe in attainable goals. One of my current goals is to try all the restaurants at the Westfield Santa Anita mall. A couple of weekends ago, we tried Sichuan Kungfu… Continue reading