21 days ago | Afghan Cuisine
Pakistani food is one of L.A.'s under-represented cuisines; the most notable restaurants serving it sit a few miles apart from each other on Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne and Lawndale. In the San Fernando Valley, however, there are another two opt...
1 month ago | Vietnamese Cuisine
If you’ve spent any time in the San Gabriel Valley, you know about all the places you can get boba teas. For a colorful and refreshing change of pace, there’s Bambu Desserts & Drinks, a growing chain featuring something a bit different: Vietna...
2 months ago | Bakeries
San Gabriel Valley's bakery onslaught continues with the opening of Bake Code, a Taiwanese company that specializes in artisanal breads that combine Asian flavors with European and Japanese influences. If you’re having déjà vu, there’s a reas...
2 months ago | Asian Cuisine
There’s a new bakery in town — and it's straight from Singapore. Duke Bakery opened its first U.S. outlet this past Sunday at Diamond Plaza in Rowland Heights. The bakery was started by a Taiwanese pastry chef and sells artisanal breads that combi...
3 months ago | Chinese Cuisine
The two-week Chinese New Year celebration ends with the Lantern Festival this Thursday, the night of the first full moon of the New Year. As part of the festivities, revelers will eat tang yuan, glutinous rice balls (think: mochi) that are filled ...
3 months ago | Asian Cuisine
The word "buffet" alone likely conjures up thoughts of national chains or, at best, an Americanized-Chinese version with accompanying mental images of steam trays full of lukewarm, oily food ranging from the mundane to the mediocre. Fortunately, t...