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Snack Break

Snack Break: Kingdom of Dumpling (SF)

Nestled deep in the OG fabric of San Francisco, Kingdom of Dumpling is the quintessential down to earth dumpling spot. I originally discovered this place a few years ago after a visit to my dentist, whose office is on Noriega Street in the Sunset district. After...

Japanify

Japanify: Ebi Chili

Ebi Chili is the best example of a dish that has been Japanified. It was originally created in the 1950s by a Chinese immigrant in Japan, taking cues from Sichuan-style cooking. It's a shrimp dish that has a little spice and a little sweetness, perfect...

ReCPY

ReCPY Redux: Peking Duck

About a year ago, Dickson's Farm opened up a shop in Chelsea Market and I often go there to get my meat. It's fresh, and sometimes you can see the guys butchering huge chunks of cow. It's nice to buy meat where you can...

Viva La Food Truck: Chairman Bao (SF)

With all this garbage talk from NYC to LA about city officials revoking food truck permits, I decided to go out and support SF food trucks yesterday. Supporting them, meaning, EATING LUNCH. It's the best kind of...

The Chicago Ten: Wow Bao (#9)

We stumbled across this place, Wow Bao, on the ground floor of a huge, blingy, 80's-style mall on Michigan Avenue. My friend Ido had mentioned it to me, so I was ecstatic that we randomly came across it....

Chinese Wedding Banquet Extravaganza

Scrolling through my camera card, I just found pictures of Ayagwa and Tmonkey's Chinese Banquet Wedding!!!! I'm sorry I am super tardy on this, but it was seriously one of the best wedding meals I've ever had (the other being...