At Dragon River, the old-school “raw” chicken chow mein, fresh from the ferocious heat of the wok, is a delicious blast from the past, says yimster, making “the rest of meal pale in the glow of the chicken chow mein.”

No, the chicken isn’t actually raw. The name sang gai see chow mein in Cantonese just means that, before the chicken is added to the wok, it’s raw instead of par-cooked.

Dragon River [Richmond District]
5045 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco


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