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Mission of Burma: An Exploration of Burmese Food in San Francisco

Mission of Burma: An Exploration of Burmese Food in San Francisco

by Zach Mann January 10, 2016

We Are Burmese If You Please — Jun 22, 2011 The middle-class white person is a fickle eater. We can be picky about our special diets, about unfamiliar ingredients, about foods that our palates might insist are too greasy or too salty, and we can […]

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Mission of Burma San Francisco

Mission of Burma San Francisco

by Zach Mann January 14, 2013

This post is retrospective (not a ranking) on six Burmese restaurants in San Francisco. Since completing the series, Zach has left the Bay Area for the broader pastures of Los Angeles, where he continues to write for The Eaten Path. Some friends and I were […]

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Burmese Two Ways

Burmese Two Ways

by Zach Mann June 26, 2012

This story is fifth and last in a series on Burmese food in San Francisco. I’ve lived in Santa Monica a week now. Yet the other day, as I sat in a coffee shop, in walked a handsome man in his mid-thirties, designer sunglasses, with […]

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We Are Burmese If You Please

We Are Burmese If You Please

by Zach Mann June 22, 2011

This story is first in a series on Burmese food in San Francisco. The middleclass white person is a fickle eater. We can be picky about our special diets, about unfamiliar ingredients, about foods that our palates might insist are too greasy or too salty, […]

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A Bargain of a Meal

A Bargain of a Meal

by James Boo March 30, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve had to haggle over my lunch. Fortunately, the wait staff at Taste Good Malaysian were feeling diplomatic when I asked about their chili crab. The last time I had eaten at Taste Good, chili crab was a special, something […]

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Welcome to the Jungle Curry

Welcome to the Jungle Curry

by James Boo October 19, 2010

Since moving to New York, I’ve had the feeling that Thai food in this town lags behind its California counterparts. On average, I’d still bet that this statement is empirically true. In the Bay Area, I can get a very decent Thai curry or noodle […]

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Thai Food Merry

Thai Food Merry

by Zach Mann October 14, 2010

What does Thai food mean to you? I agree with the artist. I’m going to go with smile! That artist, Little Tawan, had a different experience. As a small child, he had this restaurant named after him and designed after his drawings. Until late high […]

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When Pigs Fly: Southern Sides on the Carolina Barbecue Trail

When Pigs Fly: Southern Sides on the Carolina Barbecue Trail

by James Boo October 3, 2010

My newest barbecue column for Serious Eats is the second of four stories I’m writing on my recent trip through the Carolinas. This piece is devoted to the incredible side dishes of North and South Carolina. Featured: Brunswick stew, hush puppies and the Palmetto state’s […]

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Reviewing the Real

Reviewing the Real

by James Boo June 8, 2010

I’m sometimes asked why, as a food blogger, I don’t post negative reviews. The greater answer is that I rarely post reviews, period. Most people get this – many of the stories on The Eaten Path are more exploratory than exacting, and Hell if I […]

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Shooting for the Superstars

Shooting for the Superstars

by James Boo January 5, 2010

When I tell people I’m going home for the holidays, I mean to say two things: 1. I’ve booked a flight to Los Angeles. 2. Once I’m in Los Angeles, I’ll get the Hell out and make tracks for the East Bay. 3. My appetite […]

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