| Mar 18, 2010
Location: 14072 Magnolia St., No. 107, Westminster. (714) 903-6000
Price: Entrees $6 to $7. Drinks $1 to $3.
Best dishes: No. 11, banh beo chen (steamed rice pancakes in small dishes); No. 15, banh it kep banh ram (steamed rice cake stuffed in fried...
| Jun 24, 2010
If you're on a quest for the holy grail of noodles, then go to the newly opened Beijing Restaurant, a homey restaurant on the second floor of one of the classier strip malls in San Gabriel.
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The Find: A June 24...
| Apr 18, 2010
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Fourteen world-class resorts hug the rugged coastline of Hawaii's Big Island. Scores of pricey, high-end restaurants cater to the well-heeled guests staying in them.
So what's a budget-conscious family supposed to do in the face of the $35-a-person...
| Apr 29, 2010
If Korean barbecue restaurants are the cultural equivalents of American steakhouses — overwhelming piles of meat and booze for a celebratory night out — then Mapo restaurant is the Korean version of a great country diner. Mapo is about the...
| May 6, 2010
Valentino is back.
I know, I didn't quite believe it myself. But I kept hearing that the cooking was good again — and not just from die-hard fans who have retained a deep affection for the 38-year-old restaurant despite all the recent ups and...
| May 10, 2010
Here's a healthful recipe for chicken with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes over penne, with a side dish of zucchini, both developed by registered dietitian Ruth Frechman (we haven't tested them ourselves):
2-3 boneless chicken breasts
1/2 bag fresh...
| May 20, 2010
A queue of naked noodles waits to be dressed with delicate daikon sprouts, quivering poached eggs and oil-slicked strips of blackened bell pepper. Ingredients are plucked from bowls, plates, bottles and jars and laid onto the loose nests of udon, each...
| May 20, 2010
The new hotel restaurant is no longer a tribute to overwrought decorating, plush carpeting and ceiling-high flower arrangements. The smarmy maitre d', servers in house livery and dishes flambéed tableside are all long gone. Now that hotel restaurants...
| Jun 10, 2010
They're the sounds of blue-collar commerce: the pneumatic squeals of an impact wrench, the resonant clangs of metal striking metal. Out on the boulevard, a chorus of tires thrums across the asphalt. Together, it's something like jazz, an improvisational...
| Mar 31, 2011
A stone's throw from the mega-mall South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, a short ride down Bristol, you'll find the Camp, an "alternative" mall on the order of the nearby Lab. It's a quirky place, with buildings set askew along a winding footpath and even a...
| Apr 7, 2011
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: 8 to 12
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