Tag Archive: SGV

Pasadena Happy Hour: Dish

Dish in Pasadena opened some time ago and I finally made it out last week for happy hour. I had spotted it when I was at Pop Champagne Bar. Initial thoughts? Dish is… Continue reading

Chiu Chow Noodles FACE OFF #2

On Sunday, the Noodles Partner and I did another Chiu Chow noodles FACE OFF. This time, it was Kim Ky and Noodle Cafe. When we did the first one with J Noodle and… Continue reading

Chiu Chow Noodles FACE OFF, Part II

The Noodles Partner and I have decided to continue our Chiu Chow Noodles FACE OFF series on Sunday, August 22. If you would like to hit up a couple of noodles joints with… Continue reading

Chiu Chow Noodles FACE OFF: J Noodle VS Mien Nghia

There are two things in life I consider very dear and would want as my last meal; seafood and noodles. I’ve been doing various noodles battles,  showdowns, crawls and lately FACE OFFs with… Continue reading

Chinese Noodles FACE OFF: Bamboodles VS JTYH

At Bamboodles, a noodle shop in San Gabriel, you’ll find a Noodles Master toiling behind glass making springy noodles. To get that pleasantly chewy quality of noodle, the Master hops on a big… Continue reading

French (Green Bean) Fries: 38 Degrees

I’ve been spotting random “fries” on menus lately. Forget potatoes and even sweet potatoes, let’s make green bean fries the next It fry! Pros: They’re already conveniently in a french fry shape. They’re… Continue reading

Recent Minty Meals

I loved everything about this place. The art. The tables with the Korean-esque call buttons. The service. The free warm chips and dip, the chicken soup and my meal. I did wish the… Continue reading

Gourmet Vegetarian

Last week, I went veg. Well, only for a night. My mother became a (not-very-strict) vegetarian a few years ago and she wanted to try this fancy pants Chinese veggie place. At least… Continue reading

Northern Chinese Beef Roll Crawl with the Uncouth Gourmands

When the Uncouth Gourmands asked me to organize a food crawl for them, I simply told them, “Yes. March.” This past Sunday, over 15 arrived ready to tackle on the Shandong beef roll.… Continue reading

March Food Crawl: Northern Chinese Beef Roll

For the month of March, we’ll be tackling the Northern Chinese Beef Roll and looking for the best. Jonathan Gold believes 101 Noodle Express has the best one.  And there’s the Michelle’s Pancake… Continue reading