Stories about Jasmine

Review: Orange County’s 10 best Thai restaurants for takeout and delivery

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 7, 2020

tom yum with fresh prawns. The sweet, nutty scent of jasmine rice and the sour, exciting tang of green papaya salad. Despite all that’s wrong with the world right now, all of these things are still currently available. Here are the 10 best Thai

waterfall at Issara in Huntington Beach (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Jasmine Every Thai restaurant serves pad Thai, but few make a better classic version than Jasmine’s. And if you want something spicy, get the hell chicken, which

Bangkok Kitchen    Chada Thai    Issara Thai    Jasmine    Lucky's Thai    Sumran Thai    Street Thai    Thai Avenue    Thai & Laos Market    Thai Nakorn   

Burger of the month: A great lamb burger in Laguna Beach’s Arts District

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • August 11, 2022

corner of Coast Highway and Jasmine Street in the Arts District just north of downtown. The building has dedicated parking but only for 30 minutes, and it . . .

Where to find Burmese food in Alhambra

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • December 12, 2022

market frequently stocks containers of pickled tea leaves and Mohinga (with the soup neatly packaged and separated from the noodles, eggs and fried lentil crisps) from Jasmine Market & Deli in a refrigerated display near the registers. The waffles from

soup neatly packaged and separated from the noodles, eggs and fried lentil crisps) from Jasmine Market & Deli in a refrigerated display near the registers. The waffles from Howlin’ Ray’s The waffles from Howlin’ Ray’s in Pasadena. (Jenn Harris / Los

Grapes of Worth: 7 Wines That You Need to Taste

Coleman Andrews • Los Angeles Magazine • June 1, 2022

Argentina, torrontés grapes produce lush, fresh, intensely aromatic wines—think jasmine or peach blossoms but less cloying. They’re generally inexpensive, easy to like, and delicious with Thai or Chinese food or just for sipping on a warm afternoon

Where to find a spectacular seafood platter in Los Angeles

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • October 17, 2022

and beans. Scott, who runs the Rubie Jamaican pop-up with his wife, serves his fish over a bed of jasmine rice and Rancho Gordo Domingo Rojo beans. It eats like risotto, the kernels swollen with coconut milk and warmly spiced with cinnamon, clove and

Review: Hanuman takes Thai dining upscale in Costa Mesa

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 14, 2021

atop the accompanying jasmine rice. If only it were indeed spicy. For dishes like the pad ga pow, the kitchen offers three levels of heat: mild, medium or spicy. The difference between these options is negligible. That said, servers are quick to offer a

It's endless summer at Greekman's in Echo Park

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • September 4, 2021

recipes — a broad, sunny, easy-to-enjoy expression of the cuisine — before leaving the restaurant to pursue his own project. Jasmine Ramirez was promoted to chef, and she’s sending out plates full of technically deft cooking full of warm, sharp flavors

Take-Out Tip of the Day: RiceBox in Chinatown Is Doing a Duck Dinner To Go

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • April 23, 2020

on Tuesday, but you can preorder for next Saturday now. For $45, you get the bird, jasmine rice, a side of Chinese broccoli, and some house-made plum chutney sauce. The duck is made according to the recipe of Ricebox co-owner Lydia Lee’s grandfather

Best thing I ate: Ice cream that tastes like my grandmother’s perfume

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • August 14, 2019

uniquely floral, vegetal and perfumey. Two dozen choices include pink rose, white rose, orange blossom, jasmine, lavender, saffron pistachio, plain pistachio, cucumber, watermelon, pomegranate… but also a few borderless favorites like mint chocolate chip

Review: In Inglewood, Mutiara is the spot for Burmese noodles, curries and salads

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • April 11, 2019

commercial capital of Myanmar (formerly Burma), opened Mutiara with his sister, Sandar Win, and brother-in-law, Aung Naing, almost 12 years ago. Before Mutiara, Aung and his brother-in-law operated Jasmine Market in Culver City, which he believes was the

first halal Burmese restaurant in Los Angeles (Jasmine Market is still open under new ownership). At Mutiara, each family member has a kitchen specialty: Aung is in charge of the meats; his sister presides over most of the curry-making; and brother-in