Tag Archive: san gabriel

SGV: Congee and Udon at Delicious Food Corner

  I was born and raised in Los Angeles but have deep roots in Hong Kong. And I miss the food something fierce. In high school and college (and perhaps even post college),… Continue reading

SGV: I found My Mr. Right for Noodles

I’m starting another Chinese Food Week on The Minty. We’ll be spending a lot of time in the San Gabriel Valley this week! I love noodles. But will I love the Mr. Right… Continue reading

SGV: Opal Chinese Cuisine at Sheraton San Gabriel

  For Thanksgiving this year, we checked out Opal Chinese Cuisine. We had two big tables for the 14 of us and so we had multiples of all the dishes. We started out… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Five Star Seafood

  How can I have a Chinese Food Week on The Minty without a dim sum spot? I grew up eating dim sum at least twice a week. As a child I was… Continue reading

SGV: Sheng Jian Bao at Emperor Q38 Noodle

  One night I wanted Burmese food. I ended up instead at a Shanghainese noodle shop. The Burmese restaurant I wanted to try closed early for cleaning so we went down the street… 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

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: 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: 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: Chinese Dinner at Mama’s Dumpling House

  There are a few dumpling masters in the San Gabriel Valley. One of them is Mama Lu. Although the latest restaurant doesn’t bear her name, Mama’s Dumpling House is most definitely of… Continue reading