Perhaps you’re a dim sum disciple of the venerable Yank Sing located in downtown San Francisco, but there’s plenty of other places in the Bay Area to snack on this delightful Chinese fare.
Russians have been drinking kvas, a barely alcoholic fermented grain drink, for centuries. But the kvas sold commercially in the U.S.? It’s largely just a wimpy, watered-down, sugary version, say aficionados. Now some new kvas makers are hoping Americans will embrace traditional, hard core versions of the drink and its tangy, sour goodness.