Tag Archive: SGV

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

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Auntie Ping Kitchen

My love for Hong Kong style, Cantonese pork and shrimp wontons is fairly well-documented. I have done crawls in Seattle and most recently in Hong Kong. Every time I have some great ones… 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: Sichuan Food at Mr. Fish in Alhambra

  Sometimes it just takes a photo and it stays with you. I saw some folks checking out  new Sichuan spot in Alhambra called Mr. Fish (not to be confused with Mrs. Fish… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Spicy at Noodle Harmony

  I’m on a Sichuan food kick. When I saw Noodle Harmony opened about 3 months ago in Monterey Park, I starting plotting when I could get over there to get spicy food.… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Longo Seafood in Rosemead

  Every few months there’s a new “best dim sum in Los Angeles” post. Per usual, I peruse it thinking about how I’d rank the restaurants. This particular list included two restaurants I… Continue reading