Chinese Food

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

Fatt Mink 0
23 Dec 2012

I’m Hosting a Jewish Christmas Party on Christmas Day

There will be Strip Dreidel.  Yup you read that right…well there should be. It didn’t work out last year, but I’m really gonna push for it this year. Heeb or not, you are cordially invited to spend Christmas in the company of the “chosen” people…chosen to be alienated and bored

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Sep 2012

Wing Lee Bakery: Treasures for the Adventurous…

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

illyannam 0
17 Feb 2012

Shan Dong: Oakland’s Best Dumplings

Sure, San Francisco’s Chinatown is world-renowned, but why not hop the Bay to Oakland’s Chinatown? It’s less hectic, possibly more authentic, and almost no tourists. I especially recommend Shan Dong, which I will go on record as saying that they have the best dumplings in the East Bay. Not to

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
25 Sep 2011

No Joke, the Golden Mall is the Shit!

It’s in situations like this I wonder what the point of writing is. I mean, that gap between understanding and the words that I’m writing is so vass! I will attempt to be as detailed and as clear as possible, but I know that I will never be able express

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
03 Jun 2011

Xi’an Famous Foods: It’s the Flavor that Matters

I don’t know about you, but I’d travel to the far ends of the earth for great foods. Like India for its curries, Morocco for its tagines, Spain for its tapas, Japan for its raw, well, everything, etc… Fortunately in NYC you only have to take a train to the

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 1
22 Oct 2010

Four Items One Soup for $5 at Jimmy’s House

Cheap daytime meals are easy to find in New York. Diners still make eggs, toast and home fries for around four bucks. You can find enough change at the bottom of your bag to get a bagel and cream cheese. And for non-breakfast foods, there is nothing better than Asian

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
02 Sep 2010

M Noodle Shop: It’s Everywhere You Want To Be

Take note, coffee shops and late night food spots of Williamsburg! M Noodle Shop has got it all. M Noodle Bar is an offshoot of Williamsburg mainstay M Shanghai Bistro, but much more casual- both in the type of food served and the environment in general, with amazing hours and

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0