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Fluff Ice – Snow In L.A. County, The Eating Kind Anyways

November 23, 2011

Having eaten shaved snow at Class 302 and other restaurants, I was surprised to see a shop dedicated to just shaved snow.  Basically, it is frozen blocks of ice and sweetened milk. They shave it into shreds and put toppings on top.  It’s not really icey, but more of a waterless, creamy frozen shave of […]

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Truck Norris – Not Even Chuck Norris Can Help You

November 23, 2011

Truck Norris, an obvious play on words from Chuck Norris — It is an awesome name for a food truck.  I don’t know what Chuck Norris has to do with food trucks, Filipino Asian fusion even, but I guess it is catchy and epic. Makes you think that Truck Norris can count to infinity twice, […]

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Napa Rose – Wine Country Comes To The Grand California

November 14, 2011

As you may already know, I go to Disneyland more often than I should.  And you probably already know that Disneyland has nothing good to eat.  Seeking something good to eat, I had a chance to eat at Napa Rose, their most expensive restaurant on the property available to the public. They are touted for […]

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Savoy Kitchen – Proper Hainan Chicken Rice At An Italian Joint

November 14, 2011

Hainan chicken — it looks so bland and regular, I didn’t understand it at first.  Knowing that Savoy Kitchen makes a killer Hainan chicken rice, I had to give it a try. But once I got to the restaurant, I was skeptical.  Savoy, which for the most part felt like an Italian restaurant, did not […]

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Mochilato – Great Gelato, Even Better Mochi

July 2, 2011

Mochilato is gelato inside of mochi.  You’ve seen mocihi ice cream at the stores, but this one takes it a step further and uses gelato.  Whoever thought of these things is a genius.  The mochi around the gelato keeps everything clean with your fingers — it is all in a nice little package. Think of […]

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Newport Seafood – And I Thought Lobster Couldn’t Get Any Better

June 8, 2011

I have always dreamed of finding the perfect seafood restaurant.  To me, it requires freshness and good ingredients.  We stumbled onto Newport Seafood from acquaintances, and what a great suggestion this was. Have I found my favorite seafood restaurant? I possibly could have. Upon entering the restaurant, all the patrons and wait staff were Chinese […]

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AhnJoo Truck – Food Network Star Cooks Up Korean Grub

April 28, 2011

As a Korean American, I love Korean food.  I ate it growing up, and it gives me a sense of home when I eat it. I was excited that the AhnJoo Truck was going to be at the Santa Anita Food Festival, and it was my first stop. AhnJoo is something of a snack or […]

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Earthen Restaurant – Down to Earth Chinese Cuisine

February 24, 2011

Los Angeles is full of Chinese restaurants.  You got your bottom of the barrel $1.99 combo plate in Chinatown.  You also got your “broke after dinner” places like Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills.  Regardless, Chinese food is good.  It’s salty and oily (usually a good indication of something yummy.  Earthen Restaurant located in Hacienda Heights, […]

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