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Asian Fusion Comes to…Macy’s?

Asian Fusion Comes to…Macy’s?

This November, a new concept in fast-casual dining will make its way into the downtown Macy’s. SC Asian (170 O’Farrell Street) will boast a menu featuring Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese specialities.

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Japantown Street Fair

Japantown Street Fair

As if there wasn’t already enough going on this weekend, Japantown is hosting its 38th annual Nihonmachi Street Fair…and it’s guaranteed to be awesome.

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A New Asian Sensation in the FiDi

A New Asian Sensation in the FiDi

If you’re anything like the majority of America, you probably spent most of this holiday weekend gorging yourself on some of the fattiest, most patriotic foods imaginable. Now’s probably a great time to lighten the diet and–luckily for us–a new restaurant featuring healthier Asian Fusion…

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Japanese Cuisine Expert in Town

Japanese Cuisine Expert in Town

Elizabeth Andoh, the American authority on Japanese cuisine, is here on a rare trip from Osaka. She’ll be giving talks today through the 19th at various locations around the Bay about her most recent book Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions. Yum!

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Video: Hand-Pulled Chinese Noodles

Video: Hand-Pulled Chinese Noodles

From the New York Times: “Huacan Chen of the restaurant Hung Ry in NoLIta spins out endless skeins of la mian, smooth, springy hand-stretched noodles, using nothing but a countertop and his hands.”

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Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at E&O Trading Co.

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at E&O Trading Co.

This weekend Chinese New Year festivities kick-off. It is the Year of the Rabbit (people born in the Year of the Rabbit are supposed to be articulate, talented, and ambitious. They are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste.) If it’s a year for excellent taste…

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Mommie Dearest

Mommie Dearest

And the Mother of the Year award goes to Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and author, who believes holding dictatorial control over and instilling massive insecurity in one’s child is the best way to raise them. In fact, it’s this method of…

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10 Things to do with Kimchi

10 Things to do with Kimchi

Kimchi is a fermented cabbage condiment (although you can make it with radishes and greens as well) that is like crack cocaine to those of Korean heritage. Seriously – they are addicts and cannot live without the stuff. It is served with every meal and…

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Loving Hut Comes to the Inner Sunset

Loving Hut Comes to the Inner Sunset

Yes, it quite possibly has the worst restaurant name ever (Is it a back alley massage parlor that gives happy endings? Is it a name for a Burning Man camp?), but Loving Hut is a dee-licious vegan restaurant that serves up the best vegan sandwich…

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