Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine 阿凡提美食 in Alhambra

Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine 阿凡提美食 in Alhambra One of the co-owners, Bughra Arkin, works throughout the day and is very friendly towards customers, as are the rest of the service staff. They have opened for not more than a week when word got out about them on Food Talk Central and on EaterLA. We my SGV…

E.S.T. Prime Steakhouse at Sheraton Hotel Los Angeles San Gabriel

E.S.T. Prime Steakhouse at Sheraton Hotel Los Angeles San Gabriel It’s hard to believe that this upscale/fine dining steakhouse is celebrating its 1 year anniversary this month. It seemed like it was only yesterday when we were talking about the opening of this steakhouse, as well as the much anticipated Sichuanese restaurant, Ba Shu Feng,…

Last Meal at Embassy Kitchen 彌敦閣 in San Gabriel, CA

Last Meal at Embassy Kitchen 彌敦閣 in San Gabriel, CA Today will mark the final day of service for this very popular Cantonese restaurant, as the owner has decided to retire and not seek a new location for the restaurant after it was announced that the entire block where Embassy Kitchen sits has been sold…

Dinner at 重庆特色小面 Chong Qing Special Noodles in San Gabriel

Dinner at 重庆特色小面 Chong Qing Special Noodles in San Gabriel One of the last places Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold reviewed before he passed this summer.   Apparently, one of Best Noodle House’s chefs left to open up his own place, and with good reason too.  The food here is really good, with healthy…

Northern Chinese Dumplings and Baos at You Kitchen 婆婆家 in Alhambra, CA

 Northern Chinese Dumplings and Baos at You Kitchen 婆婆家 in Alhambra, CA You Kitchen, 1402 East Valley Boulevard, Alhambra, California 91801, Telephone: (626) 977-8088.  Hours seem to be from 10:00 am to Midnight, daily.  Open since October, You Kitchen offers an array of Northern Chinese style dumplings (from Shen Yang) from xiao long bao (soup…

Los Angeles Times 101 Restaurants We Love at The MacArthur

Los Angeles Times 101 Restaurants We Love at The MacArthur Los Angeles Times is keeping up the annual food event created by Jonathan Gold, which celebrated the announcement of Gold’s annual 101 Best Restaurants List.  This year, food writers Jean Harris, Amy Scattergood and Andrea Chang dined at as many of the restaurants that were…

SHUTTERED: Hunan Restaurant 湖南少官 in Rowland Heights, CA

SHUTTERED: Hunan Restaurant 湖南少官 in Rowland Heights, CA One of two locations (the other being in Monterey Park) serving up reasonably priced Hunan dishes.  Dishes that were made with a combination of dried red chiles and fresh green chiles offered a nice spicy kick to them.  The only dish we didn’t enjoy was the steamed…