Category: Chinese

Shandong Cuisine at Chili Garden (老五魯菜館) in Fremont 1

Shandong Cuisine at Chili Garden (老五魯菜館) in Fremont

Around November 2007, a new restaurant opened in the space formerly occupied by Chili Garden in Fremont. It claimed to be one of bay area’s first and only “Lu” style (魯菜) restaurant. The Chinese...

NY Times Article on MSG, Yes, MSG 1

NY Times Article on MSG, Yes, MSG

I read an interesting article in the New York Times today regarding the infamous ingredients that we all have a love-hate relationship with: MSG, MonoSodium Glutamate. The article supports what I have believed for...

Dim Sum at Hong Kong Saigon Seafood Harbor (香港西貢漁港) in Sunnyvale 2

Dim Sum at Hong Kong Saigon Seafood Harbor (香港西貢漁港) in Sunnyvale

HK Saigon Seafood has been open for about a year or two in Sunnyvale. Previous occupants, which included another dim sum place, did not fare too well at this location. But HK Saigon seems...

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Palace Chef (山東小館), Fremont 6

Hand-Pulled Noodles at Palace Chef (山東小館), Fremont

After discovering another hand-pulled Shandong noodle restaurant in at Four Seasons, I wanted to go back to another place that sells hand-pulled noodles (手拉麵) for a comparison. The place is called Palace Chef in...