Monthly Archive: April 2007

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara 3

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara

Probably most people who grew up in China, Taiwan, or Korea will remember eating roasted sweet potato (烤地瓜) as children. The specific variety is known as Japanese Yam in the Asian grocery stores here....

Chinese Recs for South Bay 0

Chinese Recs for South Bay

Darda is good for family dinner (very loud place so kids should fit right in). But it is northern style so expect to eat lots of sesame bread and knife-cut noodles – one of...

Ajisen Ramen in Fremont 4

Ajisen Ramen in Fremont

After the demise of one of my favorite ramen spots, Gen Ramen, the sign on the door said that a new ramen shop will be replacing it at the same location, called Ajisen Ramen....

QQ Noodle in Fremont too Q 7

QQ Noodle in Fremont too Q

I was excited to hear about a new hand-pulled noodle place that opened recently in Fremont. I wanted to try it out to see if there can be a truly good Northern Chinese style...