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ABC Cafe (Hong Kong style cafe) in San Mateo opening Oct 3


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ABC Cafe (Hong Kong style cafe) in San Mateo opening Oct 3

K K | Sep 21, 2009 01:17 PM

Had lunch at ABC Foster City today and asked the manager about their ABC Cafe Bakery branch that is still under construction in downtown San Mateo. She said they are slated to open October 3. It is literally next door to Sushi Sam's, and from driving by Saturday night it seems pretty small from the outside (hopefully it will have a near or full bakery like SF Noriega, Chinatown, and former Oakland location for a complete experience). I just hope it will be better than the SF ones.

Another interesting ABC Foster City, they have a small range of desserts on the check-off dim sum menu item. They had a picture of a almond flavor stewed bird's nest, but did not have the marking of (S), (M), (L), or (C) on I asked the waitress. She mentioned the swallow's nest they use is very high end (Gung Yeen)....and the item costs $38 (!!!!) which is literally two appetizer plates of cripsy skin suckling pig plus a (M) or (L) dim sum item.

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