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FOODAMENTALS PICKS: THE 9 BEST XIAO LONG BAOS IN THE ENTIRE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA (2017)

Back in 2014, when we were known as TripQue, we set out on a quest to find the best xiao long baos in the Bay Area. Mind you, this was before Din Tai Fung took a stranglehold on the South Bay market. In the three years since, the xiao long baos have become as ubiquitous as craft beers […]

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5 BAY AREA TAIWANESE EATS TO KNOW – AUGUST 2017 EDITION

Cover Photo by Yelp Its time for another round of eats with Foodamentals. With so many new Taiwanese eateries popping up around the bay every week(hooray!), we’ve taken our wallets for a spin to find the best Taiwanese eateries just for you! Here are the spots we are losing our minds over for the month. […]

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THE 6 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT MONGOLIAN BBQ PLACES THAT ARE WORTH YOUR MONEY.

Chances are if you have come across the countless Smallville USAs that dot the country, you’ve come across one of those ambiguously Asian restaurants where a combination of Chinese + Korean + Japanese + [insert Asian cuisine here] are thrown haphazardly together.  Many of them also contain the requisite Mongolian BBQ option to entice Asian cuisine rookies. […]

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FOOD CHALLENGE: THE BEST ASIAN FUSION BURRITO IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.

If I could sing, I would sing a song professing my love of burritos. If I could write a song, I would write a song about how deliciously awesome burritos are. But I can do neither. So I’m writing this post instead. Like most Californians, I’m vaguely aware that the burrito is an American creation. […]

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STREET FIGHT! WHICH SF AREA BAKERY CHAIN HAS THE BEST EGG TARTS.

Egg tarts are one of those foods that confuse the hell out of me. Technically, an egg is not a dessert and there is no way in hell it should taste sweet. But leave it to the Chinese to figure out how to make something into a complete paradox of itself. The egg tart was […]

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CULINARY EXPLORATION IN TAIWAN

Shilin Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan

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