Category: Taiwanese

Best Niu Rou Mian (牛肉麵 Beef Noodle) in Bay Area 8

Best Niu Rou Mian (牛肉麵 Beef Noodle) in Bay Area

It is rare opportunity to be able to taste niu rou mian on par as those found in the streets of Taipei. One such place is the oddly named ASJ Restaurant in San Jose....

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara 3

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara

Probably most people who grew up in China, Taiwan, or Korea will remember eating roasted sweet potato (烤地瓜) as children. The specific variety is known as Japanese Yam in the Asian grocery stores here....

QQ Noodle in Fremont too Q 7

QQ Noodle in Fremont too Q

I was excited to hear about a new hand-pulled noodle place that opened recently in Fremont. I wanted to try it out to see if there can be a truly good Northern Chinese style...

BaoZi at Fremont Lions Plaza 0

BaoZi at Fremont Lions Plaza

BaoZi is not often a “restaurant dish” so it’s not found frequently here. But most of the Chinese grocery delis have them, especially on weekends. While I haven’t tried most of them, I did...