Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale) Din Tai Fung opened it’s third Los Angeles branch last week, located at The Americana in Glendale. One thing that made this opening particularly exciting is the offering of truffle dumplings, the only Din Tai Fung location in the US currently offering them. In addition to offering truffle […]

French Concession

French Concession

French Concession   French Concession is a new all-day dim sum place that recently opened in Hillcrest, occupying the former Celadon. It’s the same owner (Alex Thao), but a new restaurant name, menu and concept. When we visited, the interior was still pretty similar to Celadon. The dim-sum menu, which is served all day, offers […]

Indian Wedding Conclusion

Indian Wedding Conclusion

Indian Wedding Conclusion This is the conclusion of the Indian wedding extravaganza I attended over Memorial weekend. If you haven’t already, you can read about parts 1 and 2. The final event I attended was the reception. The pre-wedding event and the ceremony each had about 150 people in attendance.  The reception was much grander. […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things As usual, December snuck up on me. I’ve been scrambling to buy gifts and thought I’d take a moment to share a list of ideas for others still looking for present ideas. Electronics Roku My brother-in-law showed me this during Thanksgiving and I immediately went home and bought one. […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken and a Giveaway This is the final post of my series with Kraft Recipe Makers. In addition to the $100 giveaway for my blog readers, Kraft and Blogher are hosting another $1,000 Visa gift card giveaway, where one winner will be chosen across all the blogs that were part of this series. […]

Trader Joe’s November Edition

Trader Joe’s November Edition

Trader Joe’s November Edition The most recent Fearless Flyer from Trader Joe’s features quite a few Thanksgiving themed foods. Soon after reading it, I went over to Trader Joe’s to pick up some things. Unfortunately, they were out of a lot of the side dishes I wanted to try. But I did manage to get […]

Mission Chinese Food and ordering almost the entire menu

Mission Chinese Food and ordering almost the entire menu

Mission Chinese Food and ordering almost the entire menu What happens when you get together a group of 20 food enthusiasts, take them to a popular restaurant with a James-Beard award winning chef, and give them carte blanche to order whatever they want? They order almost the entire menu…twice. A few weeks ago, Mr. K […]