Outer Richmond

Beer and soup dumplings
27 Feb 2013

Shanghai Dumpling King: BYOB Bargain

  Beer and soup dumplings What is it about the Shanghai soup dumpling that impels the restauranteur to affix the name “King” or “Kingdom” somewhere in the title of his establishment dispensing of said delicacy? There IS a certain regal bearing to the soup dumpling, similar, you might imagine, to

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Hakka Restaurant
08 Jan 2013

Hakka Restaurant

Hakka Restaurant Most restaurants, or rather, most businesses tend to line up along urban trenches of varying size and length, barnacles barely clinging to the wave-buffeted crags of commerce. But, once in a while on a ride or walk about town you’ll come upon a singular little place wedged into

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02 Jan 2012

The Balboa Theatre

I had the fortune or misfortune, depending how you look at it, to have a tonsillectomy exactly a year ago. It may be all ice cream and naptime for kids, but let me tell you, for semi-adults, recovering from a T & A (tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy for you ENT newbies)

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15 Dec 2011

Pho Garden is Pho Real

I may enjoy writing about Pho almost as much as I enjoy eating it.  I’m an expert punsmith and the punsibilities associated with crafting a pho review delight me to no end.  Fortunately Pho Garden on Clement does make some seriously solid pho. Don’t let the sign on the door

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fresh-and-easy-more-like-fresh-and-awesome
01 Dec 2011

Fresh and Easy – More Like Fresh and Awesome

… actually this market is Fresh Easy, and Awesome. Alright so I know this place is a chain and because of that it will never gain quite the acclaim of some of the other rad corner markets we have strewn about our city but I love this place.  I like

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Tasty-Tequila-at-Tommys-Mexican-Restaurant
17 Nov 2011

Tasty Tequila at Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant

As previously noted I’m a huge fan of restaurants with Tommy in the name.  When I found out the little Mexican restaurant a few blocks from my house made it onto a list of the top 100 bars in the world I had to check things out firsthand. Upon entering

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Wine Riot
27 Oct 2011

Suds and Summer Camp Fun at Tee Off Bar and Grill

I’m only good at two “sports” disc golf and ping pong.  I’ve covered disc golf in an earlier post, but haven’t had a chance to play some good old ping pong in a while.  A good friend took it upon himself to track down a bar in the city that

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