Snack Break

March 21, 2017

Snack Break: Bhugay’s Katsu Burger

by Sarah Han

Bhugay’s Katsu Curry. I first noticed this hole-in-the-wall back in November, while riding my bike home from Umami Mart. Located on 14th Street at Jefferson, in Downtown Oakland, its beguiling, decidedly non-Japanese name had me wondering. A little Googling led to more information: Bhugay’s Katsu Curry was opened last September by a chef-owner named Bhugay, who also […]

November 20, 2013

Snack Break: Kingdom of Dumpling (SF)

by Melissa Gordon

Nestled deep in the OG fabric of San Francisco, Kingdom of Dumpling is the quintessential down to earth dumpling spot. I originally discovered this place a few years ago after a visit to my dentist, whose office is on Noriega Street in the Sunset district. After a routine cleaning, I stuck around to explore the neighborhood […]

October 17, 2013

Snack Break: Rockin’ Out to the Harvest Moon at Namu Farm Chuseok

by Melissa Gordon

If any of you are lucky enough to have a friend who is a farmer in Northern California, you know what I mean when I say that they are the rockstars around these parts — the Beyoncé’s of the food game. Meet my friend Kristyn as she holds a Mexican gherkin, a tiny cucumber berry […]