Author Archives: Bibi Kassembe

MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Home to some of SoCal’s chicest boutiques and luxury department stores, South Coast Plaza is a shopper’s paradise—and set right within this glittering ground zero is AnQi. Naturally, this dining room is the perfect complement to its fashion-forward setting; an exclusive and sexy vibe simply adds to the lure. Yet, the space is as welcoming […]

How Chef Helene AN’s Famous Garlic Noodles™ Evolved Into A Gen-Z Favorite With NOODS

NOODS Partners from left to right: Alex Georgy, Dimitri Kambur, Selena Chavez, Chef Helene “Mama” … [+] TDOT MILLS Chef Helene An is often recognized as the “mother of fusion cuisine.” Most famously known for her Beverly Hills institution and its legendary Secret Kitchen where An’s Famous Garlic Noodles are made, her Asian-American story actually […]