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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...

San Francisco Restaurant Week, October 15 - 24, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

San Francisco is doing a second restaurant week, starting today, October 14 through 24. Many of the small Chinatown spots that took part for the first time in April's event continued to partici...

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar's Monday Night Fried Chicken Special | Pacific Grove – Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Around the corner from the Pacific Grove certified farmers market, one of my favorite restaurants, Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar, started offering a Monday night fried chicken dinner special, $26, dur...

Best bets at chain restaurants in Ontario

by prima 18 days ago

Curious which chains you frequent and which chains you like. I tend to focus on indie business when I can. Sometimes, especially in the burbs, or after 8 pm on a Sunday night, chains are the opt...

'Flavourful House, Richmond Hill' - Using birthday as an excuse to indulge on an unorthodox, Canto-Style afternoon tea!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 16 days ago

No more home-made sandwiches for today's afternoon nosh! Instead, decided to do same taste testing/comparison of a couple of my favourite dishes - Sha-tin style roasted pigeon and Fried sliced beef...

Chirashi Don - Ai Sushi, Richmond Hill is now way superior and better value than Taro Fish/Seafood, Markham!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 17 days ago

In my neighbourhood of Richmond Hill/Markham, for the occasional Chirashi lunch, Taro Fish has been my go-to place due to its track record, consistency and quality. Sadly during my past visit, I no...

Tipping Etiquette

by mtskeeter 27 days ago

So, I have been told this week that when I pick up my to-go takeout I should tip 15-20%. I will gladly tip 20%+ for a dine in experience, but 15-20% for takeout? Is this a new trend because of th...

Daiquiris, Piña Coladas, etc

by prima 4 months ago

Anyone know where to get a good daiquiri or piña colada in TO? Rhum Corner, Bar Chef, Civil Liberties and Patois don't have them on their current menus. Thanks for any tips!

Chapli and Bolani @ Naan and Kabob Bazaar in Antioch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last year I was in the far East Bay on September 11. For my annual tradition of eating a halal meal to mark the day, stand against bigotry, and support a Muslim-American business, I ordered Afghani...

Arizmendi (San Rafael)

by Malcolm Ruthven 1 month ago

This morning I went to Arizmendi in downtown San Rafael for their "Everything" Breakfast Sandwich ($9.45) for takeout. Egg, cheddar & provolone cheese, English Muffin (white or wheat), plus (the "E...

"Flying Fish Japanese Restaurant" - Better than normal Sushi at an attractive price point!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

This relatively new sushi joint located on the Highway # 7 strip, dominated by Chinese restaurant offers unexpectedly good sushi featuring better than normal Neta ( Madai, Maguro, Hotate, Sawara, I...

Neighborhood Favorites for Take-Out [split from Yuet Lee in San Francisco Chinatown discussion]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

I've never been one to order take-out, especially for Chinese food, but I feel I have to support the restaurants that I want to survive these hard times. Where have you been getting take-out (a...

Lanzhou Hand Pulled Noodles | Cupertino & Milpitas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Lanzhou Hand Pulled Noodles expanded to Cupertino in April. I had a chance to pick-up take-out when passing through last month. Open for to-go only at this point, there are a couple small tables ou...

Sunny's Donuts | Ukiah - Mendocino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Last week I stopped by Sunny's Donuts in Ukiah, a Cambodian-owned, 24-hour donut shop. I asked for recs from the engaging proprietress and bought two of those suggestions. She comped on a handful o...

Smokehouse (Berkeley)

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

I was in the East Bay today and decided to have lunch at the Smokehouse, the burger place that started in 1951. I hadn't been there in maybe 30 years, and was reminded of it recently by an article ...

Pick up Baked in Bosnia, available about once a week

by not the bad Steve 2 months ago

Selma cooks beautiful and very tasty food, using family recipes. Pick up is available on Sunday afternoon/evening most weeks, at their commercial kitchen in southwest Lower Queen Anne. Menu rotat...

San Francisco Chinatown Eats directory

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chinese restaurants have been hit particularly hard by Coronavirus fall out starting with the early reports of the disease in January and many closing down with March's shelter-in-place orders. Vol...

Alameda County supervisors vote to allow sale of home-cooked food under state law

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

“Alameda County supervisors on Tuesday took the first step toward allowing home cooks and chefs to prepare, cook and serve meals from their homes. More than 50 advocates showed up to a home kitc...

Gim Bap

by JayDK 3 months ago

Try the gimbap here. But careful, not recommending anything else as I haven't tried other dishes here. Their website is enticing but the restaurant doesn't match the clean look of their web prese...

Covid Patio dining/Take-out - Oretta & Alouette, take-out

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

Taking advantage of Friday's perfectly gorgeous weather by driving downtown to pay my daughter's condo a visit and grab some decent grub around her ' Liberty Village ' neighbourhood! Lunch and e...