Why Thirsty is not a rhetorical question, but a Taiwanese joint that apparently just opened up about a month ago in the Trader Joe's shopping center on the SE corner of Rosemead Blvd. and Huntington Dr.
It's a limited menu, with basics like pork chop rice, mine meat rice, popcorn chicken, beef noodle soup, beef rice, sausage rice, sweet potato fries and an assortment of boba tea selections.
Pork chop is OK, not crispy enough for me.
I digged their beef rice, however. Very homey and comforting. Sauce had me licking the plate.
The Taiwanese teen pop playing on the TVs was not exactly appetite inducing, but whatever.
Oh, and they apparently cook their food with "drinking water" ... as opposed to, I suppose, dishwasher water?
I still can't get over that name ... "Why Thirsty". Well, heck, why not, right?
7248 North Rosemead Blvd