Monthly Archive: June 2007

Why Chinese/Taiwanese Like Korean Food 3

Why Chinese/Taiwanese Like Korean Food

When people eat Korean food, they usually expect to see some panchan, or small side dishes, that accompany the main courses. This is all good. But I don’t remember panchan being the dominant reason...

Shanghai Flavor Shop ShengJianBao in Sunnyvale 4

Shanghai Flavor Shop ShengJianBao in Sunnyvale

Tucked away in a forgettable strip mall in Sunnyvale there’s a place called Shanghai Flavor Shop. The name is strange and it also serves a special item that is rarely found in the SF...

OEC (樂山娘) Le Shang Niang Ramen 0

OEC (樂山娘) Le Shang Niang Ramen

I did not have high hopes for this place. I had heard from my friends that their ramen was not very good and that they use a huge bowl that contains only a small...

Northern Dim Sum at ASJ San Jose 1

Northern Dim Sum at ASJ San Jose

Besides having the best Niu Rou Mian in the bay area, ASJ San Jose also has a variety of northern Chinese style xiao chi (dim sum; small eats) items. Besides the standard shui jiao...