Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Asian Food in Park City, Utah

I have been in Park City, Utah for 5 days on conference. Below I eat and shared among my fellow colleagues. Apparently during the off-season here, there is not much food selection over here. However, what ever they have it, the standard are quite above the par.

Panda Express (Chinese style fast food concept)
This is a fast food Chinese food concept in the US. The food looks healthy and its ready prepared. Just order what you want at the counter and pay it on the spot.
Taste:7/10(Moderate. The broccoli is very crunchy but hard to our standard. The noodle taste is moderate).
Price:7/10(Moderate. Priced at USD5.50 for 3 items meal).

Chow mein (fried noodles),beef & crunchy brocolli.

Taste of Saigon (Vietnamese-Park City Main Street)
Taste:8/10(Delicious. The main specialty here is the beef noodles and vegetables non fried spring rolls).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Averaged to USD15 per person. The beef noodle portion is big).

Spring roll.

Wanton soup (dumpling soup). Not so good & salty.

Beef noodles.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Morning Ray Cafe @ Park City Main Street, Utah

We went to this shop as an alternative to the "No Name Saloon" shop for breakfast as the "No Name Saloon" no longer serve breakfast. Guess what, the breakfast turn out to be better & worthy.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. Good breakfast and big portion).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Considering the portion is big and taste good, spending USD12 for the set meal put a cup of good hot chocolate is worth it).


Sunny side up eggs & French toast with bacon.

Eggs with potatoes.

Pan cake with sunny side up eggs & potatoes.

Address:
255 Main Street
Park City, Utah 84060
Phone:(435) 615-6951

Red Rock Junction @ Redstone, Park City, Utah

Served good beer & good food. A must try if you happen to visit Park City, Utah.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. This dinner serving tasted rather good also. The wild mushroom pizza has a strong mushroom taste and the pizza has a wood taste. Taste rather original though. The buffalo wings is good too).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Averaged at USD16 per person).


Well done original big size onion rings.

Buffalo wings.

French onion soup with cheese topping.

Wild mushroom pizza. OMG! I finished this on my own.

Grilled portobello mushroom sandwich.

Burger & fries.

Beef sandwich.

Cajun tiger shrimp.

Address:
1640 W Redstone Center Dr Ste. 105
Park City, Utah 84098-7606
Phone:(435) 575-0295

Open Mon-Thu,Sun 11am-12am; Fri-Sat 11am-1am

The Cabin Restaurant(Grand Summit Hotel) @ The Canyons, Park City, Utah

I never tried this restaurant last year and amazingly, the food served is good and the price is quite reasonable. On the day we dine here, we are the only customers. Seems like we booked the whole restaurant for our own :-) The business here are rather seasonal and at times the restaurant may shut down and only open upon request.

Taste:10/10(Excellent. The food are all well done & taste good).
Price:6/10(Moderate. USD20 per person).


The menu.

Toasted break with black vinegar.

Bread with spinach & artichoke dip.

Shrimp Ceviche. Misc types of chips with shrimp dip.

The shrimp dip are just amazing.

French onion soup.

Pork steak with sweet potato plus vegetables with a special sauce.

Address:
Grand Summit Hotel,
The Canyons Resort,
Park City, Utah,
USA.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Kino Sushi @ Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

Kino Sushi restaurant is just a walk away from the Hollywood Highland Metro station towards Hollywood Vine Metro station. It is just located on the opposite of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre & Pig N' Whistle.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. The portion are big and the food are fresh).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Cost USD 16 per bento set).
This shop is located on Hollywood Boulevard & just opposite of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre.


Salad.

Bento set. Quite large portion.

Sushi set. The portion also big.

Assorted sushi with rice at the bottom.

Coordinate/GPS: 34.101677,-118.336726

Address: 6721 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028, USA.

Authentic Mexican food of El Paseo @ Olvera Street, Los Angeles (Lunch)

This is the second time I visit this restaurant after my first visit last year. The food Mexican food here is quite good and more important its original and you got the Mexican feel around. A band singing Mexican songs that moved throughout the different dining rooms.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. Overall the food are rather good and they have the best chips. The portion are big and meaty).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Around USD13 per dish).



Sweet tasting Sangria.

The best chachao & salsa sauce.

Beef, with rice and tortilla.

Burrito chile verde. Pork stew wrap.

Coordinate/GPS: 34.057593,-118.237777
Address: 11 Olvera Street Los Angeles, CA 90012, United States
Public transport: Union station via Los Angeles Metro.

Self Tour in Los Angeles (Day 2)

After having our light breakfast, we start off our second day by heading to Chinatown in the morning. The Chinatown in LA is like an old folks town. Hardly seen any young citizen walking around there. The shops & streets are all occupied by old folks. There is not much attraction over here other than the main gate and fliming area. Movie like rush hour 2 by Jackie Chan and freaky friday.

Chinatown

Fliming area of Rush Hour 2 & Freaky Friday. The statue beside me is the Dr. Sun Yat Sen.

Hill & Alpine intersection.

Guess what. I don't think this can be implemented in Malaysia. I can imagine people could just pay RM1.00 and take all the paper inside :-)


Panorama view of Chinatown.

Some sort of Chinese season calender.

Union Station
We headed to Union Station for lunch & to observe Olvera historic street.

Ads in Union Station to advise the public to use Metro.

Amtrax time table.

Nice landscape of Union Station.

Olvera Historic Street (Mexican Culture)




Around Olvera Street.


Unique looking chair.



Colourful handicraft for sale.

A girl with a big dog.

Festival of the dead.

Performances on festival of the dead.

Griffith Observatory
Sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in L.A.'s Griffith Park, it commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an extensive array of space- and science-related displays.

Hollywood hill.


LA skyline.

Griffith Observatory.


Hollywood (Final shopping)


Busy subway.

Full price Coach shop in Kodak Theather.

Tour bus.

Walk of fame (Marilyn Monroe).

Street performer with empty container.

Human golden statue.

LAX Airport.

Finally reached Tom Bradley Terminal to board plane back home...
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