Overheard on the San Francisco Boards

"The glossy masa had a satisfying silky mouthfeel and fragrance from the banana leaf. Shreds of white meat chicken were bathed in a thick sauce of ripe, concentrated tomatoes." - Melanie Wong on the banana-leaf-wrapped tamales from Los Mares in Healdsburg

"My wife Jing and I had recently been in the San Gabriel valley looking for these, and this version blew away what we'd found in SG." - Martin Strell on the jianbing guozi, or egg crepes stuffed with fried dough in a spicy sauce, at Everyday Beijing

"I still have a bit of reserve about fully embracing them after their disappearance, but the salmon is so unbelievably moist and delicious that I'm leaning towards total forgiveness." - jillyju, on the recently reopened Jamaican restaurant Yardie Jerk

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