VIDEO: Dim Sum 101—How To’s & Etiquette

We’re back with another video!  How well do YOU know dim sum? We’ve partnered up with the 626 Foodettes to create a couple of “educational” videos on this popular Cantonese cuisine. Dim sum isn’t just a food, it’s a culture. Learn how to do dim sum right and pass this video on to your dim…

Vote! Walk the Talk merchandise vendor contest finalists

1,400 votes were cast last week in the first Walk the Talk new food vendor contest. This week, it’s time for the final 4 merchandise vendors to battle it out for a spot at our June 2013 event. The winner will receive a free booth, startup cash, guidance from successful business & marketing folks, and marketing exposure. Our…

Dish Spotlight: Belgian Royal Siphon Coffee

Hey guys! Kristie from The 626 Foodettes here and today’s Dish Spotlight is on the very cool Belgian Royal Siphon Coffee Maker from Taza Coffee in Arcadia. Taza is a charming coffee house in Arcadia located within minutes from the Santa Anita Westfield and Racetrack.  Although Taza has some really unique pastries available on the weekends…

A=Americanized, B=Better, C=Chinese: the ABCs of Chinese restaurants in the SGV

We need to share this insightful article from The Alhambra Source by Joe Soong, Community Contributor. We’re sure many of our readers in the 626 already adhere to a similar restaurant rating system for SGV Chinese restaurants! Some choice quotes: “In inauthentic Chinese restaurants, the wait staff will make pleasant small talk and will periodically…

Enter to Become Mr and Ms 626!

For the past year our night market has devoted itself to supporting the local community.  Along the way we have met service leaders, advocates, public speakers, family members, givers, and other talented and inspirational individuals.  If you love your community just as much, we invite you to enter our Mr and Ms 626 Contest.  We…

Vote! Walk the Talk food vendor contest finalists

*4/20 Update: 1,400 votes cast. Boba 7 is the winner! *4/16 Update: 500 votes and counting! *4/15 Update: Over 250 votes have been submitted. Keep voting daily! Voting closes Friday, April 19 at 11:59PM PST. We received some solid submissions for our Walk the Talk new vendor contest from aspiring food entrepreneurs for our June 2013…

Exposure for 626 Night Market continues

It’s been a fun past few days with 626 Night Market featured on The Huffington Post and local LA18 TV. Below is a sample of the many media stories about our events in our very first year of existence. With all of the great exposure our events receive, don’t hesitate to sign up as a vendor,…