Love My Buns | West San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In April William and I hopped off Hwy 85 in Cupertino/San Jose for a dinner break. When our server asked if we had been here before, I told him that I'd eaten at three different restaurants that pr...

Wojia Hunan Cuisine, Albany: Chowdown report

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 2 years ago

Wojia Hunan Cuisine is a new addition to the regional Chinese restaurant scene in Albany. What stands out is that unlike many regional Chinese restaurants, especially those outside Chinese enclaves...

DUNLOP March Cookbooks of Month: Noodles, Dumplings and Rice

by oakjoan 12 years ago

There are chapters in each book on Noodles and Dumplings and Rice. Land of Plenty adds "Other Street Treats" and those recipes should be part of this thread.

Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Anyone tried Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant? I'd love to hear more about it. Apparently it has some classic regional Chinese dishes in addition to the usual Chinese-American padding. Cookbook aut...

Hunan Bacon

by BIM 12 years ago

Does anyone out there remember Henry Chung's original restaurant on Kearny in Chinatown - late 70's I guess...and on the menu they had this dish called simply, I think, Hunan bacon. It consisted o...

SeiBar's Wakefield (MA) Hunan Menu Delights

by SuzieCK 3 years ago

My Saturday lunch adventure with Galangatron was to SeiBar's newest outlet in Wakefield, MA. We specifically had in mind their unique Hunan menu and it didn't disappoint. Started with a mouth-blist...

Yum Noodles | Changsha Hunan in Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Tonight I stopped by Chromatic coffee on my way home and noticed Yum Noodles a few doors down. What a happy find! Yum Noodles specializes in the flavors of Changsha (Hunan province) and offers a va...

Golden City Inn aka Ye Cheng Du | Bayview - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

At our January Sichuan chowdown https://www.chowhound.com/post/chowdown-report-royal-feast-millbrae-1045414 , "chowhoundX" shared his curiosity about Golden City Inn in the Bayview and the disconne...

"You Find More Peanuts as You Head Northward in China"

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 3 years ago

Any comments on this loose rule-of-thumb observation? ========= The further north you go in China, the more peanuts you see in the cooking (in quantity and in breadth of applications) ========...

RIP Henry Chung, founder of Henry's Hunan restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Saddened to read that Henry Chung, the founder of the Henry's Hunan group of restaurants, has passed at age 99. Until now I had thought he might be immortal. https://www.chowhound.com/post/henry...

Ping's Bistro: Hunan in Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Ping's Bistro opened a year ago. I first became aware of it when I stumbled on photos of some dishes on an incomplete website http://blog.findkeeper.co/#blog . I was struck by the artfulness of the...

DUNLOP March Cookbooks of Month: Vegetables and Bean Curd

by oakjoan 12 years ago

Land of Plenty has a chapter combining Vegetables and Bean Curd. Revolutionary Chinese just has Bean Curd. All discussion of both should be here.

Spices (fka Spices II Szechuan Trenz) | 6th Ave - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last month I popped into the remodeled Spices on 6th Avenue @ Clement after shopping at Green Apple books. The decor is now mostly black and gray with subdued lighting. The large tables are gone no...

Hunan House @ 45 Mott St.

by Stuart Thalblum 21 years ago

For almost 20 years, I frequented Hunan House at 45 Mott Street in Chinatown, a great little dive of a place with several dishes unlike any served anywhere else (despite the names), including ho...

Rediscovering the Long-lost Chef (Hunan Restaurant, Fresno)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 years ago

In the culinary spirit of the Beijing Olympics, I'm finally reporting at last on my other meals at Hunan Restaurant. Owner/Chef Liu is a native of Beijing. On Saturday May 10, I made a 210-mile...

Noodle Talk | Hunan in Los Altos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The second location of Noodle Talk opened a month ago in Los Altos. My brother tried it last month with a friend and was surprised to discover that it is not yet serving any noodles! His server exp...

Chinese for Christmas dinner?

by grayelf 3 years ago

Contemplating doing either something spicy or Shanghainese this year on December 25. Any suggestions? Wouldn't hurt if it was a bit nice inside but food quality wins out over decor. TIA.

Spices! now has a location in Fremont - Report w/ PIC

by hhc 5 years ago

Checked out Spices! in Fremont because I heard they are now open. They opened in Aug 2014 so I'm a bit late on going here. I've been to a few locations in SF and thought they were good. The Frem...