HAM JI PARK (Koreatown) | Finger Licking, Lip Smackin’ BBQ Ribs!
Exploring My Inner Asian / Los Angeles County

HAM JI PARK (Koreatown) | Finger Licking, Lip Smackin’ BBQ Ribs!

Nothing says summer like BBQ and kicking it up a notch Korean-style raises it to a sizzling level. Ham Ji Park’s award-winning marinated pork spare ribs are lip smacking, finger licking good. These ribs are the only item on the menu not cooked at the table but in the kitchen and delivered piled high and … Continue reading

JAPON BISTRO | A New Look At A Pasadena Favorite
Exploring My Inner Asian / Los Angeles County

JAPON BISTRO | A New Look At A Pasadena Favorite

JAPON BISTRO took a break…a three and a half month long break. Pasadena would be one less Japanese restaurant–but only temporarily. I was looking forward to its re-introduction into the Pasadena restaurant scene and while I was not able to make its grand re-opening a few weeks ago, I was finally able to make some … Continue reading

LEMONGRASS VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT | Eagle Rock, CA
Exploring My Inner Asian / Los Angeles County

LEMONGRASS VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT | Eagle Rock, CA

On a short stretch of Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock, there are surprisingly a number of Vietnamese restaurants all within blocks of one another. While they may share a common cuisine, they are all very different. My favorite among them (and I’ve tried them all) is Lemongrass Vietnamese Restaurant. It’s a charming, cozy restaurant with … Continue reading

GO CHEW: Gourmet Korean On The Go
Exploring My Inner Asian / Food Trucks / Los Angeles County

GO CHEW: Gourmet Korean On The Go

I’m back! I haven’t been recently active on the foodblogsphere and after an almost four month hiatus from food blogging, I’ve decided to celebrate my re-entry by introducing you to a new favorite gourmet food truck of mine whose Korean cuisine I consider “off the dial”. I haven’t been this excited about a food truck … Continue reading

FELY J’S KITCHEN | Filipino Fusion in Makati
Exploring My Inner Asian / Philippines

FELY J’S KITCHEN | Filipino Fusion in Makati

Believe it or not, this is my first visit to the Philippines. Being first generation Filipino-American, thoughts of my visiting the country where my parents and their ancestors lived for generations was far from being a reality so I’m still pinching myself, asking if I’m really here. I’ve been spoiled living in a “country of … Continue reading