Dim Sum

10 Feb 2017

These Char Siu Pull-Apart Pineapple Buns will Make You Lose Your Mind

Most food bloggers will tell you they love the endearing Molly Yeh, the crossover queen (and friend of BAS) Gabi Moskowitz, or Puerto Rican Meseidy Rivera. While I do love those ladies, my favorite two food blogs that send my eyes into an ADHD frenzy are Lady and Pups and IAMAFOODBLOG.

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20 Jan 2016

The Greatest Communal Meals Around the World

Food really matters. It’s the only thing that brings us all together and keeps us both sustained and happy (and no, love doesn’t do that). In fact, food and meals are so important, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a culture that doesn’t have at least one example of a communal

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
09 Jul 2013

So Noodles in Soma are So Good!

  So Noodles Almost always, one of two means are used in selecting the next spot upon which to grace my wobbly prose: either word of mouth, or spur-of-the-moment curiosity.  Working in the restaurant industry myself, I’m constantly fielding a steady stream of recommendations from cooks, bartenders, servers, etc., not to

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16 Apr 2013

Clement Street Series: Xiao Long Bao’s Dim Sum

Xiao Long Bao’s dumpling factory Strewn along Clement Street, roughly between Avenues Fourth and Tenth, are numerous Dim Sum restaurants, three of which I’ve profiled among the glowing pages of this website as a part of my Clement Street Series.  Wing Lee, Happy Garden, and Good Luck Dim Sum are all stalwarts of that

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02 Jan 2013

Clement Street Series: Good Luck Dim Sum

                    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?

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12 Dec 2012

Clement Street Series: Happy Garden Dim Sum

                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

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04 Dec 2012

Clement Street Series: Wing Lee Bakery Dim Sum

                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

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12 Oct 2009

Not the Tired Chinese Lunch Plate and Cheapie Dim Sum in Bernal- The Jasmine Tea House

In San Francisco, one takes it for granted that good and genuine Chinese food is to be found if one so desires.  However, you have to be invested and either traipse over to Chinatown or Clement Street if you want the really good stuff. That said, sometimes you just want

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