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Hunan Home's Food Is San Francisco Hunan

​Rice Plate Journal is a yearlong project to canvass Chinatown, block by block, discovering the good, the bad, and the hopelessly mediocre. Maximum entrée price: $10. It took me only a few seconds after sitting down at Hunan Home's to…
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Most Obsessively Comprehensive Restaurant Review

SF Weekly provides some of America's best restaurant reviews. But we don't always use them in deciding what to eat. They're incomplete. Not that it's unhelpful to learn that one dish contains crisp yet creamy croquettes of crab, or that…
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Doing Chicken Right

I've always had a love/hate relationship with dishes that purport to be of foreign origin but are really just glorified Americanese dressed up as ethnic kweezeen. There's something ignorant and vaguely unseemly -- like wearing a "Born in the USA"…
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Eating Big Bird

Eliza's 1457 18th St. (at Connecticut), 648-9999. Open for lunch Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner daily 5 to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended; call two days ahead for parties smaller than four. Wheelchair accessible. Parking: on-street, downhill…
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Alice's Restaurant

There are so many arty touches, big and small, at Alice's that the Chinese food itself could easily become an afterthought. The interior design is more like that of a museum than a restaurant, from the fresh white walls and…
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All That Glitters

I imagine there are still cities where it's hard to find a decent plate of Chinese food. San Francisco is not one of them. In fact, when out-of-towners arrive asking where to go, most of us start by narrowing down…
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