Golden Era 2 is now open, and it’s significantly better than the original Tenderloin branch of Golden Era. This is, for those not in the know, a vegetarian Vietnamese place featuring all sorts of fake meats made from soy and suchlike. alohatiki doesn’t think well of the original Golden Era; she vastly prefers their sister restaurant, Golden Lotus. But, much to her surprise, she found Golden Era 2 utterly pleasing. Both veggie chow fun and bun hao noodle soup are excellent.

Golden Era 2 [Richmond]
832 Clement St., between 8th and 9th Aves., San Francisco

Golden Era [Tenderloin]
572 O’Farrell St., San Francisco

Golden Lotus Vegetarian Rest [East Bay]
1301 Franklin St., Oakland

Board Links: Golden Era 2 Vegetarian Sighting —Clement Street

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