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Immerse Yourself in Asian Flavors at Richmond’s Pacific East Mall

Immerse Yourself in Asian Flavors at Richmond’s Pacific East Mall

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A shopping trip to Richmond’s Pacific East Mall Travel takes your palate on a trip to far-off lands with a huge array of Chinese, Japanese, Taiwanese, Korean, and Thai restaurants and foodstuffs. Lose yourself exploring the aisles of 99 Ranch Market, where you can buy almost any ingredient needed for an Asian meal.

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Red Crawfish

Red Crawfish

| July 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite culinary mash-ups of recent years is the Vietnamese-Chinese-Cajun crawfish boil served with rice or garlic noodles. Following the arc of families moving from Vietnam to New Orleans to Southern California to, finally, San Jose and San Francisco, mud bugs have taken a garlicky turn and shown up, of all places, in Little Saigon’s across the country.

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Desperately Seeking Dim Sum

Desperately Seeking Dim Sum

| June 3, 2009 | 9 Comments

In a perfect world, I would find the ultimate dim sum spot where the food is exceptional, the wait not frightening, and the prices so low they incur giggles of disbelief and delight at the end of the meal.

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