Posts Tagged ‘Spicy’

January 28, 2010 Off

Witch Cloud 巫雲 (Taipei: Shida)

By in 10: Taipei, Favorite Food Entries

For dinner Jon’s friend took us to Witch Cloud, a very interesting Yunnan restaurant at the Shida/Taida area. It used to be a popular food stall in the Shida night market and it was relocated to the current bigger location 2 years ago. The owner Lao Wu was born in Burma and then grew up […]

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February 6, 2009 Off

Back Alley (Koreatown)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

We tried to go to Dan Sung Sa (aka the “Kim Jong Il mural painting Korean Pub”) but there’s a long wait. So we crossed the street and went to a similar Korean Pub that’s hidden in a back alley, called Back Alley (or DGM – DwitGolMok). The entrance is located at the back parking […]

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March 28, 2008 9

Jitlada Thai Restaurant (Sunset Blvd)

By in 08: Hollywood, Favorite Food Entries

A friend who is a big fan of Thai food told me about this place that specializes in authentic southern Thai cuisine. Most of the Thai restaurants in Thai town are northern style which has strong Chinese influence. According to my friend, Jitlada‘s menu used to be in Thai only. It was until a chowhounder […]

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February 10, 2008 2

Yungui Garden (Monterey Park)

By in 01: San Gabriel

Craving a bowl of delicious spicy noodle, we went to this joint at Monterey park specialized in Yunnan and Szechuan Province cuisine. From the 3 for $3.50 deli section: pickled cucumber and various spicy pork and beef tendon. Yunnan style Ja Jiang Mien. This is the noodle I always get (instead of the famous “Across […]

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December 27, 2007 5

Hunan Seafood Restaurant (San Gabriel)

By in 01: San Gabriel, Favorite Food Entries

Happy Holidays! I went with a group of 10 to try Hunan food at San Gabriel Valley. Hunan is a regional Chinese cuisine that’s signature for the dry hot kind of spicy flavor (as opposed to Szechuan’s numbing hot). And as the pictures show, the food has bold, vibrant colors. Everyone was gulping down bottles […]

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