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SGV: Solo Lunch at Noodle King

One day I found myself at a strip mall in the San Gabriel Valley for lunch. Almost all the eateries featured noodles; Chinese noodles of every stripe and this newfangled stuff called ramen. 221 more words


Nomad Ice Pops: Perfect Way to Cool Off This Summer in the SGV

I’m so glad there’s finally an “ice pops” shop located in the historic Mission District in San Gabriel, California.

Nomad Ice Pops boasts a pretty unique assortment of fresh, organic fruit ice pops—everything from “Salted Peanut Butter + Honey,” “Strawberry Mint,” to the “Fudgacado” (a combination of fudge and avocado). 756 more words

Benten Ramen (Alhambra)

This place is a missed for me. This is my second visit to this location and it did not impress me one bit. The noodles were soggy, along with the soup that was ok. 38 more words

SGV: Chinese Dinner at Mama's Dumpling House

There are a few dumpling masters in the San Gabriel Valley. One of them is Mama Lu. Although the latest restaurant doesn’t bear her name, … 381 more words


SGV: Shortribs Stew at Sun Nong Dan

I love Korean food and I always welcome a chance to check out new spots. Sun Nong Dan has a very popular location in Koreatown in Los Angeles but the San Gabriel outpost is relatively new. 341 more words


SGV: Dinner at Shaanxi Gourmet

During Christmas, I had a lot of Chinese food. But I made it a point to try more than just dim sum (though I had… 369 more words


SGV: Instagram Worthy Sichuan Food at The Legendary

I recently checked out The Legendary in Alhambra. It’s one of the newest Sichuan restaurants and there are some really interesting dishes there. The roomy restaurant features a heavy menu full of well illustrated photos and some intriguing dishes. 528 more words