After a day venturing to Disneyland and Universal Studios, I was turn off by fancy theme signs and artificial characters. Sighting a breath of fresh air, I journey to the Farmer’s Market at the Grove. Walking through the different mom ‘n pops kiosks, my mouth watered. The French crepes, fish tacos, Brazillean [...]
April 13th, 2008 · No Comments
April 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Ding Tai Fung, the name is tossed around countless times amongst the dumpling Gods. Unlike most dumpling houses, Ding Tai Fung makes a statement that Chinese dumpling house can feature mahogany floors, exceptional service, and interior design fit for the grand. Anxiously waiting for my seat, I reminisce about my past sha lung [...]
April 12th, 2008 · No Comments
Like a food snob guru skipping down the street, I was right. In last few posts, I have been taking readers along my journey through L.A. taste tour. Consistently, I have said that restaurants that produce EXPERIENCE will lead to success. Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles has buzz from being in Hollywood films [...]
April 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Backpacking in Tokyo a few years ago, changed my life. No, I was not attacked by Ninjas or lured by Japanese girls in Nurse outfits. I learned how to adopt food as a passionate art form. Otaku, a Japanese term meaning “being obsessed with a certain interest”, applies to ramen. [...]
April 11th, 2008 · No Comments
Nicknamed the “Sandwich King,” I have had all types. As a food snob, I am peculiar to the bread, seasoning, fixings, and everything else. Before journeying down to L.A., my friends Steve J and Jeff S suggests that I eat at The Hat.
Living in Pasadena, Praise the Lord, I was only a few [...]
April 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Skipping down 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, curiosity ran through me. One step into Fahima, transported me back to Asia. It’s a convenient store but with a personality: metro sexual. The sleek black walls, designer icons, and handsomely wrapped packages contrast greatly from your 7-11. If you like global soft drinks [...]
April 9th, 2008 · 6 Comments
After my sub par experience with mystery meat at Tito’s Taco’s, my taste buds deserved some reward to wash away the grease still swirling around my taste buds. Driving through traffic, I cautiously looked around on the L.A. freeway. Wanted to be celebrity struck, I looked around like a tiger preying on [...]
April 9th, 2008 · No Comments
Welcome back, stronger than ever.
The community wanted two things: (entertaining blog) + (restaurant search).
Here’s the blog, just to dangle the carrot.
To those who are new, a BIG “Aloha”
Two weeks ago, I flew down to L.A. for an eating tour (a.k.a. PIG FEST). After landing at LAX, I speed on the freeway in my maroon [...]