26 days ago | Chinese Cuisine
Down a small gravel path in El Monte, there's large white building guarded by a large black gate. Inside is a dim sum factory, churning out 2000 pieces of shumai and 1500 chunks of pork steamed buns an hour. This is the home of CB Foods...
2 months ago | Beverages
Boba shops are a signature experience in the San Gabriel Valley. The San Gabriel Valley, after all, is the ground zero for boba in the United States — where the experience was started, cultivated, and proliferated. Yes, boba shops are an experienc...
3 months ago | Chinese Cuisine
Since the early 1990s, Valley Boulevard — known for its diverse range of Chinese eats — has been the main food artery of the San Gabriel Valley. The street itself stretches from Los Angeles to Pomona, but it's the nine miles from El Monte to Alham...
3 months ago | Comedy
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Check out our entire People Issue online. There's a bit in Jenny Yang's stand-up routine in which she lifts her shirt halfway up and juts out her belly as far as possibl...
3 months ago | Asian Cuisine
Massive green onion sesame pancakes, handmade dumplings and one of the best beef noodle soups in town — these are among the destination-worthy dishes at Ahgoo's Kitchen, a Taiwanese/Chinese eatery in El Monte that's been around for nearly two year...
4 months ago | Asian Cuisine
In reference to a mass of boiled or steamed dough, the word "dumpling" dates back to the 1600s in the United Kingdom's Norfolk area. While the exact origin is unknown, it is thought that the word is derived from German — or from "dump" or "lump." ...