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Beijing Resturant (the Alemany location) - what is recommended? [San Francisco]


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Beijing Resturant (the Alemany location) - what is recommended? [San Francisco]

jupiter | Feb 13, 2013 10:43 AM

My husband has decided that we should go out for valentines day dinner (something we never ever do) and that we should bring the family with us, and he has requested that we go to Beijing Restuarant

So, here is my slight predicament, i am NOT a huge super spicy food fan (at least not with chinese food, i am ok with indian, thai, bbq, etc but for some reason, not chinese i feel like the chinese version of "numbing this" and "exploding that" seem to really dull down the flavor of the ingredients and makes it hard to taste ANYTHING for my palate. I have had meals at Spices and Z&Y and i can usually make it through half of a dish before i need to start re-finding my taste buds with something plain like veg or rice or soup noodles)

anyway, he has requested that we try the general's chicken, but is there anything else we shouldn't miss? I have done a bit of research and the spicy potato tower fried thing looks great, as well as the eggplant with garlic sauce, egg surface tofu and preserved vegetable shredded pork noodle suop; but i have seen a lot of stuff written up about westernized chinese food on their menu and how to steer away from that. i am not sure if these three items are part of that calndestine group ;)
Any recommendations would be helpful.
Thanks in advance,

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