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Chinese Food Los Angeles

Noodle Harmony Pork Intestine Rice Noodle Soup

Travis He runs the front of house at Noodle Harmony, an ambitious new Chinese restaurant that draws from his family’s two regions. In Mandarin, the name is “double harmony.” His father Oscar is the...
Chinese Food Calgary

Calan Hand Pulled Noodle in Beef Soup

My family had one meal left in Calgary before driving to Canmore and Canada’s Civic Holiday severely limited our choices. Earlier in the trip, I’d researched demographics and saw Chinese-Canadians accounted for 10% of...
Korean Food Los Angeles

JinSol Gukbap Pork Soup

The older Koreatown gets, the deeper the country’s roots grow in Los Angeles. We have now entered an era when barbecue, bibimbap and bossam are considered basics, and regional specialties are becoming more prevalent....
Soup Los Angeles

Le Comptoir Cauliflower Velouté

Le Comptoir is the meticulous chef’s counter from Gary Menes inside Koreatown’s revamped Hotel Normandie. 10 bar stools face a stainless steel kitchen, which relies on a convection oven, a row of induction burners,...
Korean Food Los Angeles

3rd Street Restaurant Chicken Noodle Soup

3rd Street Restaurant, a chicken-focused Koreatown establishment with a 30-year track record, somehow escaped my gaze until writer Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee recently covered it for the LA Times. The simple setting includes a yellow...
Soup Winter

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Recipe: Mushroom Soup

Representatives from the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival asked me to participate in their 2013 Recipe Challenge. For my efforts, they’re flying me to New York, where they’ll announce a winner on January 15....