dumplings

08 Aug 2013

Kingdom of Noodles is Disquieting and Delicious

              King of Noodles   Another King of (insert food item considered sovereign among its kind here) Restaurant?  Yes.  Does the grandiosity of its title belie its humble nature? Again, yes.  The Sunset District’s King of Noodles won’t be featured on any CNN news tickers, nor will

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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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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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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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11 Oct 2012

Broke-Ass Romantic Comedy Pitches

Listen up, I took a handful of Film classes in college, watch tons of foreign movies on my home projector, and could be seen as what some may call a “film snob” (actually that last part’s not true– unless citing my favorite flick as Home Alone 2: Lost in New

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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

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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

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13 Sep 2011

A Six Buck Binge at Shanghai Dumpling King

Like any cheap Chinese restaurant worth its copiously sprinkled salt, Shanghai Dumpling King has a hilarious and somewhat unsettling menu. You’ll find such mysteries as “vegetarian goose” (quotation marks theirs) right next to more matter-of-factly stated items like fish head casserole. Sliding your eyes a little to the right, you’ll notice most

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