Category Archives: Eating Out

Parks BBQ

Editor’s note: This post is based on a visit from March 2009 This may just be my favorite Korean BBQ place on the westside. Quality meats, fantastic seasonings, great variety. Favorites: Seafood pancake (see top right image). This delightful concoction of egg, starch, seafood and vegetable was fried to surprisingly not-too-greasy consistency. Veggies and seafood […]

Pupusas from Pupuseria El Cerro Verde

Cheese pupusa on top, pork and cheese on bottom. Both have a nice savoriness to them but are not too salty.

99 Things to Eat in LA Before You Die | LA Weekly

Jonathan Gold has put together a great to-eat list for LA Weekly. It’s lovely and amazing and makes me oh-so-hungry! 99 Things to Eat in LA Before You Die On the list: Urasawa’s Fugu Bulgarini’s Goat’s Milk Gelato Shanxi Knife-Cut Noodles Newport Seafood’s Spicy Lobster Romanesco and MORE! So who wants to go eat??

Kyochon Chicken Strips (and the delicious crispy rice batter that coats them)

I only discovered Kyochon Chicken last year, but I’ve been hooked. I get cravings for these delicious little chunks of tender and juicy marinated chicken battered in some sort of special rice coating that crisps up after it’s been deep fried and has just the slightest tinge of curry wafting under your nostrils and over […]

Deep Fried Skewer Madness – L.A.’s New Kushiage Specialist – Horon | Exile Kiss

via Ok, this place is definitely going on the list of “places to check out”. Deep fried skewers! The above is deep fried shrimp, head-on. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Kiss My Bundt needs to sell 5,000 mini bundts to stay in business | Daily Dish | Los Angeles Times

via I’ve never been here, but this looks delicious! The charming 3rd Street bakery Kiss My Bundt, which we have featured a few times in this blog (since its bundts and cupcakes are so tasty) is in a bit of trouble. Due to the recession and the rising cost of ingredients such as milk, […]

A few destinations to get you started…

You live in Torrance/Gardena/Beach Cities and you need to eat! Where do you go?? Here’s a quicklist of a few of my favorites in the Torrance/South Bay area. Shinsengumi Hakata Ramen Gardena, CA Ramen cooked to your exact specifications in savory pork-flavored broth. You say you want it hard, thick and strong? Done. Musha Gardena, […]

Sue’s Kitchen

For an area that has so many Taiwanese/Chinese people, the South Bay has surprisingly few good Taiwanese places. So if you can’t make it out to the SGV (San Gabriel Valley), this place is definitely worth checking out. Tucked into a generic strip mall on Crenshaw, the parking lot for this shopping center is super […]

Hello world!

Ok, ok, you’re right, I should have started one of these a long time ago. I didn’t know WordPress and all these plugins make all this stuff so much easier nowadays! I don’t have to hardcode anything anymore! *giddy* Here’s a test post to get things started. Feel free to use this entry to suggest […]