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The best Chinese almond cookie in San Francisco?

poot | Jun 21, 202007:24 PM     5

I see loads of walnut cookies in the classic mode, New May Wah has great big tins and plastic hatboxes full of nasty-looking things, but nowhere the almond cookies of my youth.

Where in San Francisco can I buy a pink cardboard bakery box full of slightly oily almond cookies, which the proprietor or an underling will tie with white twine?

The box matters little. The main thing in a big, bland, crumbly cookie.

Irving would be best. Taraval and Clement just fine. Chinatown acceptable.

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