Category Archives: Chinese

Asian Green Beans and Kale Chips

Dungeness crab season recently started, so there was no better idea than for the Potrero crew to get together for a meal of crab, garlic noodles and other PPQ-inspired dishes — and some other delights (like bacon-wrapped mochi) — on a day that started out quite blustery and ended up being quite nice (and us gleefully drenched in champagne). To help the cause, S and I brought the sides of greens (Asian green beans and kale chips) and a giant bottle of this year’s Anchor Steam Christmas and New Year’s Ale.

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Cumin Lamb

There are quite a few Muslim-Chinese restaurants in my hometown, and one dish they all do well is the Mongolian/Uighur-influenced cumin lamb. Although some people liken the aroma of cumin to b.o., I actually really enjoy the homey fragrance (of cumin).

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Good day, sir, I believe the title speaks for itself. I say good day! To translate: we had a Sunday Dinner (on a Monday), and it seemed like dumplings would be a nice thing to eat and make.

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