Food Passport: Waraku

Food Passport: Waraku

Catherine Uy May 19, 2015

The tan tan ramen cooked in a sesame broth and served with ground pork. All photos by Catherine Uy   Waraku, the dimly-lit restaurant run by Shabuway and Men Oh owners, Eiichi Mochizuki and...

Food Passport: El Farolito

Food Passport: El Farolito

Catherine Uy April 26, 2015

A look inside the popular Bay Area Mexican chain restaurant. All photos by Catherine Uy Located in the outer Mission, just a few blocks from the BART station, a rich aroma of smoke emanates from inside...

Food Passport: Koja Kitchen

Food Passport: Koja Kitchen

Catherine Uy April 11, 2015

Kamikazi fries, one of Koja Kitchen's most popular items. These crisscut fries are topped with bulgogi meat, sautéed onions, kimchi, green onions, a secret spicy sauce and Japanese mayo. All photos by...

Food Passport: Yamo serves up Burmese classics

Food Passport: Yamo serves up Burmese classics

Catherine Uy April 1, 2015

Stir fried egg noodles mixed with fried garlic, green onions, cilantro and beef from Yamo. The Mission restaurant serves meals with flavors influenced by Burmese cuisine. All photos by Catherine Uy   At...

SF States Vista Room offers fine dining on a budget

SF State’s Vista Room offers fine dining on a budget

Catherine Uy March 27, 2015

The oven roasted lamb chops (bottom) and eggplant parm tower (right) served at the Vista Room, SF State's only on-campus fine dining experience. Photo by Martin Bustamante    Double doors open...

Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines

Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines

Catherine Uy March 13, 2015

Graphic created by Caty McCarthy Ask my friends what my reaction to food is, and they’ll usually imitate me playing with my hair and saying "you know what sounds really good right now?” I get excited...

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