Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA

Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA Hong Kong’s original Tim Ho Wan location was awarded one Michelin star back in 2010, making them the most inexpensive Michelin starred restaurant in the world. Since then, Tim Ho Wan expanded into six locations in Hong Kong and one location in nearby Macau, and…

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA For at least a decade, Elite Restaurant has been ranked by diners and foodies as one of the Top 3 dim sum palaces in the LA/OC area. These days, despite changes of staff and managers, the quality of their dim sum is still excellent. Most…

Chef’s Menu at KALI Restaurant in Hollywood, CA

Chef’s Menu at KALI Restaurant in Hollywood, CA I always enjoy my meals at Chef Kevin Meehan’s KALI Restaurant on Melrose Avenue, just west of Larchmont Blvd. I learned about Chef Meehan through foodie friends who had attended his pop-up called Kali Dining (and I attended a few of those pop-up dinners in both Culver…

Lunch at Jitlada for Southern Thai in Hollywood, CA

Lunch at Jitlada for Southern Thai in Hollywood, CA Trying to get back at blogging regularly, but with the first one back, it’s going to brief and more of pictorial write-up. Being a procrastinator, it’s easy for me to get sidelined from posting. That mainly happens when I’m out of town on vacation, even if…