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Dining, SFoodie Friday Six: Mission Chinese Has a New Menu, GMO Salmon Approved

Friday Six: Mission Chinese Has a New Menu, GMO Salmon Approved

New Menu at Mission Chinese Via Eater's Stefanie Tuder, we learn that Danny Bowien swung back through town. Along…
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Dining, SFoodie Monday Six: Tacos Cala Opens Tomorrow, Nomica Takes Over Pesce Space

Monday Six: Tacos Cala Opens Tomorrow, Nomica Takes Over Pesce Space

Tacos Cala Opens Tuesday Gabriela Cámara's Cala, which…
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Dining, SFoodie Comparing Mission Chinese Food's Two Burritos

Comparing Mission Chinese Food's Two Burritos

For all the times I’d been to Mission Chinese Food, never once was I there during the day. It’s not quite like looking around the EndUp by the light of noon, but it’s a little jarring to see natural…
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Dining, SFoodie Welcome to the Era of the "I Ate Sichuan Peppercorns With Danny Bowien" Piece

Welcome to the Era of the "I Ate Sichuan Peppercorns With Danny Bowien" Piece

Last year, everyone in the national food media was going wild over Copenhagen's Noma and its forager chef, Rene Redzepi, to the point where Eater started tracking the evolution of the "I Foraged With Rene Redzepi Piece." The fascination with…
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Dining, SFoodie Pop-Up Planner: The Best Temporary Restaurant Events, September 4-16

Pop-Up Planner: The Best Temporary Restaurant Events, September 4-16

We love pop-ups and temporary chef nights, but we hate keeping track of them. Every few weeks we'll bring you a list of the best upcoming events -- all you have to do is mark your calendar. Tango & Stache…
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Dining, Eat Mission Bowling Club: Anthony Myint Scores Again

Mission Bowling Club: Anthony Myint Scores Again

I don't really like bowling. My high game was a 138, I think, and that was certainly with tipsy scoring. Though an almost native San Franciscan, I didn't tear up at the closing of Japantown Bowl, nor did I care…
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Dining, SFoodie Number 31: Kung Pao Pastrami from Mission Chinese Food

Number 31: Kung Pao Pastrami from Mission Chinese Food

Kung pao pastrami all started, Anthony Myint says, when Ryan Ostler, the former chef of Broken Record and a southern-food popup at Bruno's, loaned the Mission Chinese…
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Dining, SFoodie Scenes from Mission Chinese Food's Shenzen Dinner

Scenes from Mission Chinese Food's Shenzen Dinner

Thanks to a tweet from Gary Soup this morning, SFoodie discovered series of posts from food bloggers in Hong Kong and China about a dinner that Mission Chinese Food cooked during the staff's recent sojourn in Shenzhen. According to reports…
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Dining, SFoodie No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate with each new menu. The…
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Dining, SFoodie Mission Chinese Food's Kung Pao Corned Beef

Mission Chinese Food's Kung Pao Corned Beef

"This shit is no joke," Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien warned yesterday as he set down a plate of kung pao corned beef ($11) on day one of MCF's new BBQ menu. Corned beef? To paraphrase Spinal Tap's David St.…
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Dining, SFoodie Mission Chinese Food Gets a Smoker, Starts Offering BBQ

Mission Chinese Food Gets a Smoker, Starts Offering BBQ

Just when SFoodie thought we had Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien figured out, he goes and does something sort of, well: crazy. In a good way. We think. Two weeks ago, SFoodie blogger Alex Hochman reported on strange sightings at…
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Dining, SFoodie Mission Chinese Food's Westlake Rice Porridge

Mission Chinese Food's Westlake Rice Porridge

Slurping our bowl of Mission Chinese Food's Westlake rice porridge ($9) ― one of several new items rolled out in recent weeks ― we caught ourselves humming the Cowboy Junkies version of "Sweet Jane." Like the song, the porridge was…
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Dining, SFoodie Danny Bowien's New York Chinatown

Danny Bowien's New York Chinatown

Our chile oil-soaked lips had reddened and plumped like they…
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Dining, SFoodie Someone Besides Us Takes Notice of Danny Bowien

Someone Besides Us Takes Notice of Danny Bowien

Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Chow senior editor Lessley Anderson files a feature-length profile of Mission Chinese Food's lovable Danny Bowien, the chef with a personal style as quirky as his food vision. Actually, as Anderson's piece pays witness…
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Dining, Eat Fresh Eats: Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news

Fresh Eats: Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news

Mission Chinese Food's Pork Dumplings By Alex Hochman Anthony Myint and Danny Bowien are at it again: The inspired operators of Mission Chinese Food have constructed an ad-hoc dumpling station in the front window of Lung Shan. I experienced culinary…
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Dining, SFoodie Dolores, Lamb Dumplings, and Fries On a Sandwich: This Week in Food Bloggery

Dolores, Lamb Dumplings, and Fries On a Sandwich: This Week in Food Bloggery

Lou BustamanteFrom Giordano's, with love.​Five highlights from the blog this week: 1. The Blue Bottle Dolores Park cart drama has ended with BB pulling out of the park and canceling its lease. John Birdsall's post-mortem post is a lovely elegy…
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Dining, SFoodie Mission Chinese Food's Pork Dumplings with Ham Broth

Mission Chinese Food's Pork Dumplings with Ham Broth

Anthony Myint and Danny Bowien are at it again: The inspired and restless operators of Mission Chinese Food have constructed an ad-hoc dumpling station in the front window of Lung Shan. We experienced culinary déjà vu…
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Dining, SFoodie What the Hell Is Danny Bowien Thinking? A Snapshot

What the Hell Is Danny Bowien Thinking? A Snapshot

When I called Danny Bowien up last week, trying to find out what the hell he was doing at Mission Chinese Food, my few simple questions turned into an hour-long chat that spiraled from his obsession with Sichuan cuisine to…
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Dining, SFoodie Jonathan Kauffman Burns for Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien

Jonathan Kauffman Burns for Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien

Maybe Danny Bowien couldn't thrive anywhere else but in San Francisco. Maybe the same is true of Mission Chinese Food, the Chinese-restaurant-in-a-Chinese-restaurant Bowien orchestrates at Lung Shan. SF Weekly critic Jonathan Kauffman puts himself in Bowien's hands for this week's…
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Dining, Eat Mission Chinese Food offers a Matrix mind-twister of a meal

Mission Chinese Food offers a Matrix mind-twister of a meal

The short answer to the question "What in the blazes is Mission Chinese Food?" is that it's a Chinese restaurant within a Chinese restaurant. I tried this Twitter-appropriate pitch on a few prospective dining guests last week, but it only…
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