Houston Series: Eating in Texas Part II

One Fifth Houston deserved a solo post, after all, it was a 3-hour meal, truly living up to its First Class Tour tasting menu name. Beyond One Fifth, I wanted to share a “bests list” of either truly delicious or uniquely fun places we ate and drank at in Montrose, Houston. Best Instagram Fodder: Candy…

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Houston Series: Eating in Texas Part I

Our group decided to make a long weekend for ourselves and planned a trip to Houston to visit a friend out there. I think everyone can agree that having a local friend act as a tour guide is the best way to travel. We stayed in Montrose and really loved it. Our Airbnb was a…

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Summer Rolls in Temple City

The plaza at the intersection of Rosemead and Las Tunas used to be an Edwards Theater that featured 4 movies at a time. It went out of business and was an abandoned lot for several years. Now the plaza is alive again with so many good restaurants and shops including Kang Ho-dang Baekjeong, Sunmerry, and…

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24 LA Restaurants Awarded Michelin Star(s)

The powers that be at the Michelin Guide awarded their coveted stars today, even California (it’s been almost a decade for us). 24 LA restaurants were awarded, including usual suspects like Vespertine, Urasawa, and Maude. Quick Facts on Michelin Stars Stars are given out on a rating scale of 1 – 3. No restaurants in…

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New(ish) Restaurant Reviews: Tim Ho Wan & Granville Pasadena

Don’t you love a weekend where you get to try new restaurants? It was one of those Saturday’s for me, and even better, I got to visit new restaurants with friends I don’t get to see very often. The first stop was Tim Ho Wan, the Michelin star rated dim sum, which newly opened in…

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