Tag Archive: SGV

SGV: Dim Sum at Tong Tak House Arcadia

  In the last few years, I’ve found out about new restaurants via Instagram. And recently pictures from a new dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley caught my eye. I checked… Continue reading

SGV: Eat Nem, Drink Craft Beer at Summer Rolls

    I’ve been meaning to try this newish location of Summer Rolls for a bit. It was a pleasant surprise to discover they also serve craft beer. What could be better, Vietnamese… Continue reading

SGV: All the Dumplings at You Kitchen

  The latest dumplings darling in San Gabriel Valley is You Kitchen. They’re a small spot near 101 Noodle Express and a bowling alley. Surprisingly I haven’t had problems parking in the lot… Continue reading

SGV: Indonesian Food at Singkawang Cafe

  I love Indonesian food. I’ve been exploring the cuisine for a decade or more now. I love it because I’ll always find a noodle dish to crave. The jump mien at Singkawang… Continue reading

SGV: Peking Duck and Lobster at Ji Rong

  For Lunar New Year this year, I gathered some friends at Ji Rong to celebrate. They’re famous for their Peking Duck. One order fed the 11 of us though I felt we… Continue reading

SGV: Creative Flavors at Big Softee Ice Cream

  I checked out Big Softee this week and was enchanted. I loved the signage and all the cool retro nods. I even saved my red spoon and will put it in my… Continue reading

SGV: Trying Vietnamese Desserts at Hien Khanh

  When you get into line at Hien Khanh, you should probably have a game plan. However, we didn’t realize the instructions would be closer to the cash register so we bumbled through… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Ho Kee Cafe

After our excursion to Noodle Boy, we headed to Ho Kee and really pigged out with lots of dishes other than wontons. I’m a little sad our adventures in all things wontons ends… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Noodle Boy

It’s been a little more than 7 years since I’ve been to Noodle Boy. Every now and then I chase the best wontons in the San Gabriel Valley (and elsewhere in Los Angeles proper,… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: The Congee

  Yesterday I began my Wonton Week on The Minty. My deep love of the shrimp and pork dumplings are well known. They are a classic snack in Hong Kong and Guangdong (Canton)… Continue reading