Category Archives: San Francisco

Telegraph Street Area, Berkeley, CA

Telegraph Street is the main commercial strip abutting the UC Berkeley campus with lots of Korean, Japanese, Chinese and fusion joints catering to UC Berkeley’s students.  I expected that this would be a good restaurant row to spend an afternoon … Continue reading

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Ginto, San Francisco, CA

Ginto is advertised as an izakaya and sushi bar and is part of the Tokyo based Rama restaurant group that runs over 150 restaurants mainly in Asia.  Izakaya are usually small casual pubs, but Ginta has taken the concept of … Continue reading

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Yank Sing, San Francisco, CA

Yank Sing is open every day of the week and is one of the top rated dim sum houses in San Francisco.  It was originally opened in Chinatown by the current owner’s grandparent in 1958.  In 2001 it moved to … Continue reading

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Dumpling Strikeouts in San Francisco

I took a business trip to San Francisco and took some time out to sample dumplings.  I hit my favorite spots in Chinatown first, but struck out on the dumpling front. Yuet Lee Seafood Restaurant is a San Francisco institution … Continue reading

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Gothamist seems to have gone mad for Dumplings

The Gothamist, which runs a series of city specific blogs, seems to have gone mad for dumplings this summer, they put out dumpling related list-icles across almost of their outlets. Gothamist:  The 8 Best Chinese Dumplings in NYC LAist:  The Best … Continue reading

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Dumpling Wars 2: The Hungry Games, San Francisco, CA

The Kearny Street Workshop is hosting its second Dumpling Wars fund raiser on April 12th at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.  Teams of amateur chefs will battle to serve up the best dumplings with a panel of San Francisco foodies … Continue reading

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Bund Shanghai Restaurant, San Francisco, CA

The Bund Shanghai Restaurant in San Francisco’s old Chinatown is named after the old colonial business district along the Huangpu River in Shanghai.  It gets good reviews online and so it was the first place I tried during my visit.  … Continue reading

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