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So So Noodle at So in San Francisco 3

So So Noodle at So in San Francisco

So is the name of a noodle restaurant in Sunset district of San Francisco. I’ve heard that the chef/owner is the son of the San Tung restaurant located down the street also on Irving....

You Tiao and XLB at P & R Gourmet (華軒美食) in San Jose 2

You Tiao and XLB at P & R Gourmet (華軒美食) in San Jose

I’ve been trying to find a good place for Chinese breakfast in the south bay. Chinese breakfast usually means shao bing (燒餅), you tiao (油條; fried cruller; Chinese donuts), soy milk, etc. Upon seeing...

Plenty of Panchan at Korea House, Santa Clara 0

Plenty of Panchan at Korea House, Santa Clara

My previous post mentioned why we like Korean food. And a good example of a place that does it right is Korea House. Yes, this is the same place famous for its lunch time...

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...