Posts Tagged: food

A Guide to San Francisco’s Best Fusion Restaurants

Although fusion cooking has become increasingly popular in San Francisco over the past several years, some confusion remains about what the term means. Fusion means that a chef combines two food items or sauces together, typically by applying heat. He or she may bring two separate flavors, cuisines, or cooking methods together to create an entirely new type of food. Chefs who employ fusion cooking are often looking to expand their expertise and set themselves apart with a unique dish that ... Read more

Xiao Long Bao – Delicious Dumplings to Make you Say ‘Wow’

Xiao Long Bao, which is the official Chinese name for a juicy, pork-filled dumpling, is attracting attention in the West too. Since many Americans have trouble pronouncing Xiao Long Bao, it has earned the name soup dumplings instead. The Chinese name for this dish translates to small basket buns because that is how it is steamed. In addition to a pork-based filling, soup dumplings have a delicate skin and a broth made from gelatinized meat. This dish originated in Nanxiang, a suburb ... Read more

Crucial Things Anyone Setting Up An Urban Garden Should Know

Urban gardening is a great hobby you can enjoy. However, setting up a garden brings some obligations along as well. Gardening can be quite challenging during winter, not to mention the expenses that are related to the establishing and maintaining a garden. Nevertheless, if you priority is health, and you like to know what you are eating, there is no better way to ensure that than growing your own food - even in urban environment. Once you begin growing things you'll love ... Read more