My article "Changing Faces: How Immigration and Food Forever Changed the San Gabriel Valley", a proof that Immigrants Make America Great. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.
Los Angeles never disappoints when you want a good meal. In fact, it's my favorite city in America for the best food in all categories. We could find virtually anything that our heart desires, and in an instant. But to find quality, we must dig a bit deeper. I'm a huge burger lover and am always [...]
"Noodletown" is a show I write & co-host all about Food, Culture & Neighborhood in Asian Neighborhoods throughout the United States. On our 7th episode, my co-host Jim Park & I visit Koreatown, Los Angeles. This is our most informative and best episode to date. We arrive conveniently via Metro Station stop at Western & Wilshire. [...]
Where to find the best Chinese food in Southern California? Perhaps even in the US? Leave it to me, as I've dedicatedly, whole-heartedly done my research for 27 years, just for You! In my hometown, the San Gabriel Valley! You can forget about China Town, most Chinese people find the food gross and un-authentic. People [...]
Wowowow! I just teared up of joy and pride of my hometown Hacienda Heights watching the "Colima Road" youtube video. Colima road would be the famous road that runs through to Rowland Heights & Diamond Bar. I grew up on this road. My elementary, junior & high school was around there. After school, my dad [...]
Yelp Review: Lukshon Category: Asian Fusion 3239 Helms Ave Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 202-6808 www.lukshon.com The ambiance was gorgeous. Very trendy. Especially as Spring & Summer is approaching, for those late night dinners with a fire pit outside, warm seats and a perfected lighting. The whole restaurant is finely decorated with a modern sophisticated [...]
Yelp Review: Robata Jinya 8050 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90048 Neighborhood: Mid-City West (323) 653-8877 www.jinya-la.com/ Review from Jacki U. I had an amazing experience here! It was a late Wednesday night, we were driving down Weho on our way to Wockano's as I was craving Sushi, when by fate we passed by [...]
Dim Sum Dim sum is the name for a Chinese cuisine which involves a wide range of light dishes served alongside Chinese tea. It is usually served in the mornings until noon time at Chinese restaurants and at specialty dim sum eateries where typical dishes are available throughout the day. Dishes come in small portions [...]