I’ve been to quite a few dim sum joints in the past couple of weeks and I’ve inevitably arrived at certain comparisons. The women of Wing Lee have stripped their operation down to its essentials: “Want food? Have money?
A typical sight at Brothers Restaurant One Tuesday evening, I accompanied one of my roommates to an Irish bar on Geary Street in the Inner Richmond. Fifth and Geary, to be precise. I like the Inner Richmond; with the
Happy Garden Restaurant One could argue that Chinese dim sum is the Grand Pu Bah of small plates traditions. Because it’s Chinese. And anything Chinese, be it pottery, noodle-making, basket-weaving or the serving of various little bits of food to be
Wing Lee Bakery’s Dim Sum Clement Street in the Inner Richmond is a dizzying bee hive of Asian eateries, each little cell offering their own take on (to name only a few): Vietnamese Pho or Bahn Mi; Chinese Dim Sum (a labyrinthine
Next trip: The Crispy Duck Sandwich It would take a dog’s life span to experience everything that Clement Street in the Inner Richmond has to offer, culinary and otherwise. That’s why being in the restaurant business and/or having friends in said business helps immeasurably. Recently, a work friend recommended Café
There are few brave enough to venture out into the Richmond district, even if it’s the Inner Richmond which is like four blocks from Upper Haight. If you’ve lived here long enough, you can hear the gasps of neighborhood-elitists when you say, “I live out in the Richmond/Sunset.” I honestly
You know a place is worth visiting after Anthony Bourdain and Chris Cosentino gave it a thumbs up on the show “The Layover”. To Hyang on Geary and 2nd Ave. in the Inner Richmond is no exception. After seeing a short video Bourdain made about the place, I decided to try it out with