Tag Archive: SGV

SGV: Sichuan Hot Pot at Chengdu Pot

  Sichuan-style hot pot is trending heavily in the San Gabriel Valley these days. I hit up Chengdu Pot recently to explore all the delightful broths and filled up on lots of veggies… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2015 Meals

    I’ve written around 260 posts on the site this year. Picking my favorite meals of the year is a little daunting. I don’t have a particular order but I have organized… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Crown Palace

  Crown Palace just opened about a month ago. Although we are not lacking in dim sum in the San Gabriel Valley, I always like the options. I grabbed my noodles and occasional… Continue reading

626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park All Summer

    Even I haven’t been to all the food festivals there are during the summer. I can’t believe 626 Night Market is entering its fourth season. I’m looking forward to my first… Continue reading

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