Posts Tagged ‘Noodles’

15 Aug

Xian Famous Foods, New York City

Posted by, August 15th, 2016

Xian Famous Foods New York Exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Shockingly Good! Xian Famous Foods was made famous when Anthony Bourdain featured it on this TV show, No Reservations. The restaurant was recommended to us, so we had to add it to our NYC hit list. They have several locations in New York and Flushing, so we decided to eat at the Chinatown location as we were touring the city.

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11 Jul

San Tung Restaurant, San Francisco

Posted by, July 11th, 2016

San Tung San Francisco Exterior Decor

San Tung and San Tung #2 are a popular Chinese restaurant in the inner Sunset of San Francisco. They serve northern Chinese food that has some Korean influence, as the San Tung region of China is near Korea, hence the free Kim Chee. We have eaten here many, many times, back to when it was located west of here. Our latest visit occurred in February 2016 to San Tung #2, when we noticed prices up a bit. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Apr

Star Noodle, Lahaina, Maui

Posted by, April 4th, 2016

Star Noodle Lahaina Maui exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Star Noodle is a popular Asian restaurant on Maui focusing on a variety of noodle dishes that originate from Japan through other Asian countries. This restaurant was originally on our must dine at list, but dropped off due to some bad comments on Chowhound. Sunset Magazine gave Star Noodle a big thumbs up. We reinstated it after a local said we had to give it a try. Frankly we were very happy that we changed our minds.

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6 Jun

Grace Garden Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, June 6th, 2013

Grace Garden Burlingame Exterior

Grace Garden is a Chinese restaurant specializing in (as they say term it) Mandarin, Szechuan, Hunan, and Peking cuisine. Seeing this line scared us, as no restaurant can specialize in this wide variety of food.

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21 May

Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

Posted by, May 21st, 2013

Santa Ramen San Mateo Exterior

Santa Ramen is a very popular Japanese noodle Ramen restaurant in San Mateo. Kazunori Kobayashi is the proprietor of this restaurant along with 2 others in the same city. Located in a small shopping mall with a Fresh Choice and JoAnn’s, the restaurant has achieved a legendary cult following and has long lines at both dinner and lunch times. We have eaten here many times with our last visit in November¬†2015.

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15 Feb

Ramen Parlor Restaurant Review, San Mateo

Posted by, February 15th, 2012

Ramen Parlor San Mateo Exterior Decor

Why did we dine here? – Ramen Parlor is the third location in San Mateo from the legendary Santa Ramen folks. It is located one block from the original Santa Ramen, which now houses the very popular spicy ramen oriented Ramen Dojo. All three are owned by the same person.
This restaurant uses the same noodles as Santa Ramen but adds some lobster oil as well other toppings. In the evening, they have additional items on the Ramen Parlor menu including skewers. We have been here for both lunch and dinner with our last visit was in the spring of 2013.

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29 Jun

Noodle Theory Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by, June 29th, 2009

Noodle Theory Exterior

Noodle Theory is a casual noodle Asian restaurant in Oakland. Their San Francisco location closed. It is run by a former chef of The House, Louis Kao. They use quality ingredients like Niman Ranch meats. Read the rest of this entry »

17 Sep

Everyday Beijing Restaurant Review

Posted by, September 17th, 2008

Everyday Beijing 2

Everyday Beijing is a Chinese restaurant specializing in traditional Beijing style cuisine.
This family restaurant has been located in a sleepy part of San Mateo for years. Read the rest of this entry »