The top five most viewed stories on Alhambra Source in February focused on businesses — Super A closing, Albert Mexican Food opening, the history of JayDee's Cafe. Hundreds of readers also checked out our map of Jonathan Gold's favorite Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley.
Here are the top five most viewed stories on Alhambra Source in February. Which was your favorite?
1. Final Days of Super AIconic Alhambra supermarket Super A Foods closed on Feb. 3 after 32 years on Main Street. Many residents were upset about the loss of the store, while some were thinking about what was going to replace the market.
2. A new Mexican restaurant opens in Alhambra — but is it Alberto's? Albert's? Or simply Albert?Erick Uribe delves into the relation between Albert Mexican Food — the new Mexican restaurant on Fremont Avenue and Main Street — and other similarly named Mexican restaurants such as Alberto's and Albert's.
3. JayDee Cafe: Serving Alhambra burgers and beers for nearly 70 yearsJayDee's opened in Alhambra in 1944 and since then has been serving many of the same homemade specials: burgers, steak and potatoes, and meatloaf on Thursdays. While the recession hit the cafe hard, business at JayDee's has started to pick up.
4. Have you attended a city meeting in Alhambra? Why or why not?After a resident took the podium at an Alhambra City Council meeting and brought up Alhambra's general lack of civic participation, we wanted to know how many of our readers had attended an Alhambra City Council meeting.
5. Gold's picks for best Chinese food in the San Gabriel ValleyIn the mood for pan-fried bao or Mutton kebabs? Check out our map of Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold's favorite Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley.