Posts Tagged ‘Lunch’

10 Aug
2015

The Chairman Restaurant and Food Truck, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, August 10th, 2015

Chairman Bao Food Truck 1

The Chairman (Formerly Chairman Bao) is a San Francisco food truck that serves Chinese steamed and baked buns with a variety of fillings. These are offshots of Taiwanese Gua bao or bun sandwich. When we were in Taiwan, it was difficult to find this old school dish.  Our only Gua bao was ironically at the ritz Shin Yeh, Taipei 101.

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15 Jun
2015

South Sea Fishing Village Restaurant, Guangzhou, China

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 15th, 2015

South Sea Fishing Village Guangzhou China Exterior

We finished up our latest culinary tour of China in the Summer of 2011 at South Sea Fishing Village for lunch. They have  2 locations here. Guangzhou is the origination point for Cantonese Chinese cuisine, making it a must visit for those serious about Chinese food. In late 2014 we returned for dinner. Read the rest of this entry »

9 Mar
2015

Jia Jia Tang Bao Review, Shanghai

Posted by Foodnut.com, March 9th, 2015

Best xiao long bao in Shanghai?

Jia Jia Tang Bao Shanghai exterior decor

Jia Jia Tang Bao (佳家汤包) is a small but popular Shanghai steamed dumpling or Xiaolongbao shop in Shanghai. Our first visit was in 2010, our last in late 2014. In 4 years, the facade outside has improved, but we swear the interior is exactly the same.

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1 Jan
2015

Lobster Shack, Redwood City and Portola Valley

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 1st, 2015

Lobster Shack Exterior

Lobster Shack Redwood City

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1 Jan
2015

Redd Restaurant Review, Yountville

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 1st, 2015

Redd Yountville exterior decor patio

One of the most underrated places in the San Francisco Bay Area.When we are asked where to go in the Napa Valley, we don’t say French Laundry.. Foodnut suggests Redd Napa.

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22 Dec
2014

Shanghai Dumpling Shop Restaurant Review, Millbrae

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 22nd, 2014

Shanghai Dumpling Shop Millbrae Exterior

Shanghai Dumpling Shop is a popular Shanghainese Chinese restaurant in Millbrae’s Broadway shopping district. While they have all the ‘standard’ Chinese restaurant dishes, they are specifically known for dishes from Shanghai, including dumplings even though the staff can be heard belting out Cantonese Chinese. Our last visit was in the November 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

20 Oct
2014

Koi Palace Dim Sum Daly City Review

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 20th, 2014

Koi Palace Daly City interior decor

Koi Palace is a popular Cantonese Chinese restaurant in Daly City. The Peninsula is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the San Francisco Bay area. It has been around since 1996 and specializes in wide selection of Dim Sum for lunch and special dishes for dinner. They also have locations in Dublin and at the Thunder Valley Casino. Koi Palace Dinner is reviewed separately. Dragon Beard candy creation is covered too. Our last visit was in the fall of 2014.

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17 Jun
2014

Marlowe, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 17th, 2014

Marlowe San Francisco exterior decor

Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro near SF’s ATT park, they moved to the old Coco 500 location in 2014. Chef du Cuisine: Jennifer Puccio was formerly of restaurant Cortez. The focus here is on American comfort food. We decided to try this place because Michael Bauer raved about its burger. Our last visit was in February 2015. Marlowe’s sister restaurant is Park Tavern SF. Read the rest of this entry »

12 May
2014

Champagne Seafood Restaurant Review, San Mateo

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 12th, 2014

Champagne Seafood San Mateo exterior decor

They closed the Buffet in April 2014 and re-opened, yet again as Champagne Seafood Restaurant in May 2014. The new format is almost identical to the pre-buffet restaurant but has a new Chinese name and some different dishes. They redid the internals and create a large dining room and eliminated the private rooms. You now have to order dim sum from the check off list that comes complete with pictures for dim sum newbies.

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6 May
2014

BurgerMeister Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 6th, 2014

Burgermeister San Francisco Exterior

BurgerMeister is a local San Francisco Bay Area burger joint with 7 locations, 3 in San Francisco, Alameda, Berkeley, and Daly City. They pride themselves on making great burgers that are juicy, taste great and require both hands to eat. They’ve won a lot of awards for their burgers.
Open since 1999, they use Niman Ranch all natural, hormone-free and antibiotic-free beef. They uses Mitchell’s ice cream for shakes. We tried the San Francisco Columbus Avenue location near Fisherman’s wharf. They serve burgers, hot dogs, salads, sandwiches, and more. Our last visit was at the end of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

14 Apr
2014

Little Sichuan Restaurant, San Mateo

Posted by Foodnut.com, April 14th, 2014

Little Sichuan San Mateo Exterior

Little Sichuan is a Sichuan Chinese Restaurant located in Downtown San Mateo next to legendary foodie hangout Draegar’s. It has been around for many years but changed hands in 2007. The former co-owner and chef used to run Classic Sichuan Restaurant in Millbrae. Do not confuse this place with others with similar names. Many folks stopped coming after the change in ownership including ourselves. It was time to check Little Sichuan out again in October 2010, after another year. This is a place to come for Sichuan dishes like noodles, not for generic Americanized Chinese food such as Beef Broccoli. classic Cantonese Chinese dishes that are better down the block at Champagne Seafood or HK Causeway Bay. Our last visit was in March 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

7 Apr
2014

Bakesale Betty Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, April 7th, 2014

Bakesale Bettys Exterior

Bakesale Bettys Tables

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