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What Is the Difference Between Chow Mein and Lo Mein?

If you’ve ever opened a box of Chinese take-out and it turns out to be not exactly what you ordered, you may have mixed up your meins. That’s right, there is a difference between these two popular Chinese...

'Year of the Ox' Celebration kicks off 2/12...

by gutreactions 3 days ago

The Chinese Lunar New Year celebration starts on Friday, Feb. 12th and runs for a week. It is the 'Year of the Ox' this time around. If you are an intrepid cook, it's a fine time to get your old wo...

Stellar "Topolobampo at Home" dinner

by masha 1 day ago

I know that, even before the pandemic, the Chicago board has been moribund for years as to restaurant chatter (other than nostalgia) but, if anyone is still reading it, here's a shout-out to the To...

'My Wonderful Kitchen,' Richmond Hill - An ATYPICAL take-out Christmas dinner for an ABNORMAL & WACKY Covid Year!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 27 days ago

Adhering to strict stay-at-home and no visitors protocol!!.....resulting in no visiting family members to help devour the usual holiday Turkey, Prime Ribs or Seafood medley feast. Instead, decided...

'Savor the Bronx' runs thru 1/17...

by gutreactions 8 days ago

The 10th annual 'Savor the Bronx' Restaurant Week runs thru January 17th. Participating eateries from all over the borough are offering discounts. While indoor dining is not allowed in NYC, emphasi...

Smallest take-out order ever from a restaurant?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 days ago

Suddenly finding myself craving for some piping hot ' Baked BBQ Pork Buns '. Decided to placed an order with 'O'Mei, Richmond Hill ' whilst filling up gas from across the road! So darn goooood!!...

Ghin Na Ree in Arlington

by Ziv 23 days ago

Was running errands in Arlington and saw Ghin Na Ree was open so I popped by. Called my order in and got the Green Curry Lunch Special and the Gang Jued Woon Sen soup instead of the regular special...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

In this time of Covid-19 and stay at home orders statewide, restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery services. Many have closed. Others have soldiered on converting their operations to offe...

Upcoming Transition for Miss Ollie's in Old Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

Three weeks ago I ordered take-out from Miss Ollie's for when I would be passing through Oakland. Easy enough online via the Clover system that even included the day's special, jerk chicken: 1...

Arzu Uyghur Cuisine | Newark

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

In September I stopped at Arzu Uyghur Cuisine in Newark CA to order take-out. I went inside to order in person instead of online since I had some questions. The two staffers I interacted with were ...

A SODO Gem Survives

by kaleokahu 1 month ago

Prior to the Plague and its scything of Seattle neighborhood restaurants, and before Mayor Durkan's general ruination of downtown, Wahine kept a list of dependable lunch places in SODO/Georgetown w...

Minako Organic-ish Japanese Cuisine To-Go | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

In September I finally had a chance to drop by Minako Organic-ish Japanese Cuisine in San Mateo, where it had reopened a couple years ago after a long run in San Francisco. My last taste of Minako'...

Tamales Maná | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last month I had a chance to try Tamales Maná at its main location on Petaluma Hill Road. While it has its own street cart vending on the sidewalk in front, I went inside. The kitchen is open to vi...

Ruth Reichl Wants to Fix the Food Landscape

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . We need to start paying attention to the people who raise our food—the farmers, the fishermen, the ranchers, the dairy people. We need to understand how important they are. It’s really a ma...

Shalala Deli in Fugetsu Market - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Shalala Deli opened yesterday as a grab-and-go prepared food counter in Fugetsu Market in San Jose in the shopping center with Mitsuwa. Initial menu includes Onigiri, Fried Chicken, Tempura, small ...

A Couple of Shout-Outs

by Guilty Gourmand 4 months ago

The Southeast board has been pretty dead which I've chalked up to our collective inability to dine, explore, or try new things but maybe also partially out of fear (or respect) for publicly comment...

Roderick's Restaurant | Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Next on my exploration of black-owned restaurants was Roderick's in East Oakland that I tried in July. Pulling up a few minutes before the doors opened at noon, a socially distanced line of more th...

Ttobongee: Korean Style Fried Chicken in Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Pacific Grove has a genuine Korean fried chicken (KFC) place! My first visit to Ttobongee was July 3. It opened in March just as the pandemic restaurant restrictions started. Chicken is fried to...

Best Korean takeout during pandemic?

by otis 4 months ago

I am all about the barchan, so when I says "best Korean takeout" I really mean a generous assortment of barchan. San Francisco preferred but will travel south if need be.