New Article in Lucky Peach

I have a new article out in the Chinatown issue of Lucky Peach magazine, which came out in early November.  Titled “Pro Choys,” it looks at Chinatown’s produce markets and traces the vegetables back through the supply chain to the…

Living the Dream at Empress of China's Happy Hour

Chinatown Diaries chronicles one man’s effort to eat at every restaurant and food shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown, surveying the neighborhood block by block, rice plate by rice plate. Maximum entree price permitted: $10. Search the interactive map here. There…

Penang Garden Feels the Weight of Being Chinatown's Token Malaysian Restaurant

Chinatown Diaries chronicles one man’s effort to eat at every restaurant and food shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown, surveying the neighborhood block by block, rice plate by rice plate. Maximum entree price permitted: $10. Search the interactive map here. “Featured…

Golden Star: Patrician Name, Plebian Pho

Chinatown Diaries chronicles one man’s effort to eat at every restaurant and food shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown, surveying the neighborhood block by block, rice plate by rice plate. Maximum entree price permitted: $10. (Search the interactive map of restaurants…

Bread of Life's pineapple buns

Chinatown Diaries chronicles one man’s effort to eat at every restaurant and food shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown, surveying the neighborhood block by block, rice plate by rice plate. Maximum entree price permitted: $10. Search the interactive map here. The…