Category: Dumplings

Shoyu Ramen at Kahoo Ramen 8

Shoyu Ramen at Kahoo Ramen

It’s been awhile now since the nice old ramen master who ran Do-Henkotsu retired. In a sea of me-too tonkotsu and shoyu ramen shops which have popped up in the last several years, his...

JiaoZi Family vs. BaoZi Family 2

JiaoZi Family vs. BaoZi Family

Jiao Zi – generic term for all things “dumpling”, which includes shui jiao (boiled dumpling), jian jiao (pan-fried dumpling), guo tie (pot sticker), and zheng jiao (steamed dumpling) Bao Zi – generic term for...

eNoodle – Great Pot Stickers, Bad Noodle 5

eNoodle – Great Pot Stickers, Bad Noodle

eNoodle is the English name of the Chinese restaurant in Milpitas Square called 小而大. There’s no relation between the meaning of the two names at all. Perhaps eNoodle was chosen to appeal to the...

Noodles at Darda 5

Noodles at Darda

Darda (清真一條龍) is one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the SF bay area. Its popularity stems from several factors. First, it is one of the few Islamic-Chinese style restaurants, where no pork...