Category: Japanese

San Tung Chinese Restaurant (山東小館) in San Francisco 5

San Tung Chinese Restaurant (山東小館) in San Francisco

San Tung is a very popular Chinese restaurant located in the sunset district of San Francisco. It is known for its garlicky fried chicken wings. Lesser known is that this dish is called Gan...

Santa Ramen Reborn in San Mateo 3

Santa Ramen Reborn in San Mateo

Santa Ramen is an old name in the SF bay area for ramen. It was around long before ramen became as popular as it is now. It also used to be the standard for...

Paiku (排骨) Pork Ribs Ramen at Ajisen Ramen 1

Paiku (排骨) Pork Ribs Ramen at Ajisen Ramen

My first impression of Ajisen last year after it opened was pretty good. The next few follow-up visits convinced me that it is one of the better ramen-ya in the bay area. I tried...

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...