Growing Pains

They’re gonna need a bigger restaurant… a couple of them. Quan Nem Nihn Hoa (a.k.a. The Spring Roll Spot) on Stockton Blvd. is expanding outside of Sacramento. So, look out Elk Grove… and West Covina? Maybe now they’ll create more room for seating, or even room to stretch out your legs, ya know, for the…

Yang’s Noodles: Dumplings To Die For

Quite simply, one of the best things to eat at Yang’s Noodles are the dumplings. They’re hand-made from scratch, everything from the dough to the filling. There are four fillings to choose from; Chinese cabbage and pork; chive, shrimp and pork; celery and pork; and mixed vegetables. They’re moist, bursting with flavor and the dough…

Eat this. No really, it’s good!

With all the upheaval in Ferguson lately, we’re seeing race once again emerge in the forefront. That even in 2014, race has the power to be a divider and a galvanizer. Race is an issue everywhere, even in food, where I consider it to be a universal language. But we actually have a long way…

Bahn Xeo: It’s What’s for Dinner

Here’s a Southeast Asian staple that you won’t feel too guilty stuffing your face with: bahn xeo. Think of it as the Asian version of the crepe, or a pancake. It’s very similar to a pancake mixture; except this version gets its color from Turmeric, and instead of white flour and milk, rice flour and…