Monthly Archive: February 2003

Fung Shang Cafe in San Mateo 0

Fung Shang Cafe in San Mateo

Do you know if this is the restaurant that replaced the space occupied by Cindy’s Buffet in San Mateo downtown? Because that restaurant was owned by Chinese from Korea. And since you mentioned Gan...

Hunanese in Fremont – Chili Garden Restaurant 0

Hunanese in Fremont – Chili Garden Restaurant

We visited a recently opened Hunanese restaurant in Fremont. The restaurant claimed to be authentic Hunan-style. In Chinese cusine, Hunan cusine is sometimes considered to be an even hotter, spicier cousin to the famously...

ManTou vs. BaoZi 0

ManTou vs. BaoZi

ManTou is a general term for Buns without any fillings. The Special Twisted Buns are a type of ManTou. It’s probably YinSeJuan. The “huge” one that I mentioned in the original post is also...

Shan Dong Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown 0

Shan Dong Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown

We finally made our annual trip to Oakland Chinatown over the weekend. We decided to try out the Shan Dong restaurant for it’s “famous” shui jiao (water dumplings). ShuiJiao is a Northern Chinese food,...