Tag Archive: SGV

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┬áValley (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