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Late Night Snack @ Silver

Melanie Wong | Mar 15, 2002 02:53 AM

Tonight after 11pm I stopped at Silver in San Francisco Chinatown for a bowl of jook after a wine tasting. I hadn’t been here since it reopened a couple years ago. The pork shreds and thousand-year old egg jook was $3.50 for a big bowl and was garnished with green onions and a dollop of peanut oil. It needed a little salt to perk it up, but was otherwise fine as is with fine pulled shreds of pork and chunks of preserved egg in a thick style of jook with plump grains. I was in and out in less than 20 minutes.

Parking directly outside the restaurant on the street was no problem. As I headed up Washington St., I noticed that Sam Wo, King Tin and Golden Dragon still had “open” signs lit. In addition to the places on Broadway, this is a good area to find a late night snack.

Silver Restaurant
737 Washington St.
San Francisco
Open ‘til midnight


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