Tag Archive: SGV

SGV: Noodles and Daikon Omelet at Kim Kee

Last week I realized I never wrote about Kim Kee, a noodles shop in the same strip mall as Flavor Garden. I have big plans to do a noodles food crawl in this… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and Noodles at Flavor Garden

  My noodles and year of omakase partner laughed at me last weekend when I opened the menu at Flavor Garden in the San Gabriel Valley. I wanted everything. However our two-top was… Continue reading

SGV: Pleasant Spice Levels at Szechuan Impression

  Szechuan Impression opened last summer in Alhambra. I finally tried a bite from the recent LA Weekly Essentials Food Festival. After chatting with friends, we gathered up a group of 6 to… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading

SGV: Toast at Tea Station

  Generally after a meal, I might stop off somewhere for a drink. And in the San Gabriel Valley, a popular spot might be the boba place around the corner. Asian dessert joints… Continue reading

SGV: The Red Grain Pork at Monja Taiker

The Noodles Partner and I tackled another noodle shop in the San Gabriel Valley. We braved the horrible SGV traffic and nightmarish parking lot to hit up Monja Taiker, a Taiwanese restaurant known… Continue reading

SGV: Getting A Bowl of Love at Pho Hai

  It seems everyone I know has been sick or is sick. I had what I was calling my Christmas cough for well over a month. I was fighting it naturally with lots… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

SGV: Ramen at Foo Foo Tei

  Ramen shops are popping up all over town and the newest location of Foo Foo Tei has opened in Alhambra. Located in the old Yazmin Malaysian restaurant, Foo Foo Tei also servesĀ other… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Banana Leaf Indonesian

  When people hear “Banana Leaf,” they may think of the Malaysian restaurant at the Grove/ Farmers Market but there’s an Indonesian restaurant in Temple City called Banana Leaf. And one Saturday afternoon,… Continue reading