As the calendar prepares to turn the page on yet another year, it's tradition time here at Squid Ink. A time for us to look back on the year and note restaurant openings and closings. When attempting to do this with the San Gabriel Valley, where an estimated 600 Chinese restaurants make up a vibran ... More >>
Flavor Garden's golden shrimp dumpling was so named for a reason no longer apparent at first glance. At ten to a plate for $6.99, they are plump with tofu, scallions, and fresh shrimp. Reference to ingots that dumplings have traditionally symbolized in Chinese culture notwithstanding, they appear li ... More >>
ReutersXi knows how to party.China and Los Angeles are BFFing out of control right now.
After L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa took a $30,000-a-day tour of Beijing, Chongqing and Shanghai in December, one of China's top officials is returning the favor:
Vice President Xi Jinping, fully expec ... More >>