I'm a 95 lb stick- 102 on a good day (after a buffet), but I love food like no other. I spend about 3 months of the year in Asia. When I'm not in Asia scouring the streets for good food, I'm checking out the best places to eat in L.A.. Do street vendors or C ratings from restaurants scare me? Course not-cause the best food is cheap, made and sold on the street, & cooked by someone who hasn't washed their hands in ages...Delicious!
Saturday, April 14, 2012
626 Asian Night Market Disappoints
"The Chinese have an expression “人山人海”， which literally means “mountains and seas of people” – the entire setting is either obscured or literally composed of millions upon millions of bodies so much so that not even an ounce of landscape can be seen among the bodies of people.
Seas of people all right. Perhaps those unfamiliar with the saying are best left with this picture to imagine the scene. Imagine the insane lines at the Disneyland Theme Park on steroids times three. The sight is a familiar phenomenon for those who frequent night markets in Asia, but at the first 626 Night Market in Pasadena the scene was the only thing that was comparable to the Asian Markets it was trying so hard to emulate..."