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Memory of Hong Kong in San Francisco’s Chinatown

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Place: Hong Kong Clay Pot Restuarant, Chinatown, San Francisco
Ordered: Biiter melon with frog and sea food clay pot
Served: Biiter melon with shrimp, sea food clay pot and a pot of tea

Hong Kong Clay Pot Restaurant, looking out towards Grant. Catch a narrow flight of stairs to get to the restaurant.



Tea

Bitter melon and shrimp, although we had asked for frogs. Th sauce was a black bean based one, very umami. The melon was distinctively bitter although pleasantly so.

Sea food clay pot. As per the website, Clay pot cooking is a technique of cooking food in an unglazed clay pot which has been soaked in water so as to release steam during the cooking process. Classic five spice taste. Fish was very flaky and came with calamari strips, shrimps and shitake.

Caught them on a late Thu afternoon. The servers sat down for lunch right after serving us and guess what they were eating, bitter melon with frog!

Satisfied customers even though the frog had hopped off to the next table!

Written by locomotoring

September 11, 2013 at 7:06 pm

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