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Greetings from Chef Martin Yan
Martin Yan is a Chinese-American chef, TV personality, and Founder of M.Y. China Restaurant.
Martin Yan has a special Asian Pacific American Heritage Month greeting message. During a Facebook Live program, Martin Yan shared his favorite past episode and answered questions about quarantine, cooking and Asian culture on Facebook Live. Watch the entire conversation on Facebook.
Yan Can Cook
Inspired by one of Martin’s recipes? Think you can improve upon it? Post your creations at #WeCanCook or tag @YanCanCook.
Cajun Sambal Seafood Boil Recipe
Chris Yeo and Julian Yeo, Straits and Sino Restaurant Owners
To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, owners Chris Yeo and Julian Yeo from Straits and Sino Restaurant on Santana Row share their Sambal seafood boil recipe for you to make at home or order delivery.
Straits Restaurant: culinary influences from Pan Asia
333 Santana Row #1100
San Jose, CA 95128
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Vietnamese Shaking Beef Recipe
Dennis Wong, Le Soleil Restaurant Owner
Le Soleil reaches beyond the boundaries of tradition. A marriage of Vietnamese and French styles presented gourmands a unique contrast of flavors. To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Chef and owner Dennis Wong shares his family favorite dish: shaken beef over rice and a perfectly fried egg. Enjoy!
Le Soleil Restaurant
133 Clement St
San Francisco, CA 94118
Avocado & Salmon Hand Rolls Recipe
Yoshi Tome, Sushi Ran Owner
Sushi Ran is recognized as one of the top Japanese restaurants in the US, and has netted high honors from Michelin, Zagat, San Francisco Chronicle, Travel & Leisure, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and many others over the past 33 years. We invite you to try this avocado hand roll and salmon hand roll recipe by Sushi Ran. Sushi Ran thanks you and supporters for 33 wonderful years.
107 Caledonia Street
Fried Rice Recipe
George Chen, China Live Owner
China Live Executive Chef and Founders George & Cindy Chen cook Fried Rice from their home. China Live is an interactive culinary and cultural destination in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown, offering an in-depth exploration of Greater Chinese gastronomy.
Watch more of their new Web Series “China Live @Home”
644 Broadway Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Fresh Ahi Tuna Tartare with Avocado Recipe
Evan Turner, The Brazen Head\’s Chef De Cuisine
Asian Influenced Ahi Tuna Tartare with Avocado recipe prepared by Evan Turner, Chef De Cuisine at The Brazen Head. A beautiful dish that tastes as wonderfully good. Imagine all your favorite Asian ingredients all in one dish!
The Brazen Head Restaurant & Public House in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow is renowned for its intimate atmosphere and lively bar.
The Brazen Head
San Francisco, CA 94123
Indian Prawn Curry Recipe by New Delhi Restaurant
Ranjan Dey, New Delhi Restaurant Owner
Chef and Owner Ranjan Dey prepares Indian Prawn Curry that will satisfy your cravings for delicious Indian food. A Family-owned San Francisco Legacy Business since 1988, New Delhi Restaurant has continued to serve the community authentic Indian cuisine for the past 30 years. Try their new Curbside Curry service for food pickup and delivery.
New Delhi Restaurant
160 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Cajun Seafood Boil Recipe
Charlie Truong, PPQ Dungeness Island Owner
Charlie Truong, Executive Chef at PPQ Dungeness Island cooks a savory Cajun Seafood Boil using PPQ Dungeness Island\’s signature sauce.
At PPQ Dungeness Island, every dish is created using only the freshest and finest ingredients in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving only the best meats and seafood, and vegetables fresh from the farm, PPQ Dungeness Island is your home away from home since 2001.
PPQ Dungeness Island
2332 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
195 El Camino Real
Millbrae, CA 94030
Lanzhou Hand-Pulled Noodles Techniques
William Lim Do, laowai popup
William Lim Do (IG @laowainoodles) is the chef and founder of Lao Wai, a popup and noodle class with an emphasis on northwestern Chinese desert cuisine, particularly Lanzhou hand-pulled noodles (兰州拉面). He was formerly sous chef at Mister Jiu’s and previously worked at State Bird Provisions and at The Progress. When he’s not busy cooking, William chronicles his recipe testing on his food blog nompen.com.
Cocktail Recipes: Old Fashion with Chinese 5 Spices and Asian Pear Mule
Quinton Jay, Bacchus Wine & Spirits Proprietor
Classic Cocktails with an Asian Sensibility — Learn how to make ‘The Old Fashion with Chinese 5 Spices’ and ‘Asian Pear Mule’ classic cocktails to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during SIP with Quinton Jay from Bacchus Wine & Spirits.
Quinton Jay, is the proprietor of Bacchus Wine Shop, has over 16 years of experience in the wine industry has actively contributed to the success of many wine ventures in the Napa, Sonoma and Oregon regions.
Bacchus Wine & Spirits
25 Hillcrest Blvd.
Millbrae, CA 94030
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Let’s Talk Food Culture Small Business
Talk with Chocolatier Wendy Lieu
Wendy Lieu, Socola Chocolatier Owner
Vietnamese Sisters Wendy & Susan Lieu co-founded Socola Chocolatier – Socola prepares all its truffles with unique, cosmopolitan flavors, including burnt caramel with sea salt, guava, beer, sriracha hot sauce and more. Celebration Co-Chair Angela Pang and Chilipepper Events\’ Chau Lam talk with Sôcôla’s chief Chocolatier Wendy Lieu about making chocolates, growing a small business, being an entrepreneur pastry chef, and shifting to online sales.
535 Folsom Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Talk about Food Industry during COVID-19
Sonia Delan & Al Perez, Filipino Food Movement (FFM)
The Filipino Food Movement (FFM) was founded to create broad awareness, appreciation, and enhanced investment in Filipino Culinary Arts. With the food industry is struggling during COVID-19 shelter in place orders, FFM has compiled a national list of Filipino restaurants open for takeout or delivery services to encourage the public to support Filipino food establishments. APA Heritage Celebration Co-Chair Angela Pang and Chilipepper Events\’ Chau Lam talk with Sonia Delen, President or the Filipino Food Movement and Al Perez, board member of the movement about the need to support local Asian restaurants.
Visit Asian Neighborhoods. Support Local Restaurants Businesses Food Trucks Culture
To celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, please support Asian owned restaurants by dining in, ordering take out, or catering with them for your next event. There are many diverse neighborhoods across San Francisco serving delicious Asian cuisines.
The SOMA Pilipinas Filipino Heritage District is a celebration of the love, pride and people power of generations of Filipinos in San Francisco and beyond.
Enjoy home-style Chinese food, a variety of shops and car free weekend street performances in Chinatown.
Experience the taste of Vietnam and Thailand in one neighborhood. The Tenderloin is home to Little Saigon, where you can enjoy Vietnamese food from soups to sandwiches.
The Japantown Task Force, Inc. has been regularly updating a list of restaurants with delivery options open in San Francisco’s Japantown
- Eater SF, which offers food news and dining guides has compiled several amazing lists:
- Skylink TV has put together a list of Bay Area businesses open as reported to them by local merchants
- Sulekha, a digital platform for local service Indian businesses has a list of Indian food and meal services
- ABS-CBN highlights Filipino food trucks and pop-ups in California open
These Facebook groups are regularly updating restaurant locations which are open for business.
Japanese owned and operated since 1969, ABS Seafood supplies premium seafood and Japanese specialty items to the finest restaurants and retail markets in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Bay Area Places Open for Take Out – Google Maps
- List from Chilipepper Events
- List from Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California
- List from Indonesian Professionals Association
- List from Korean American Professional Society List
- Off the Grid – How To Support Bay Area Food Trucks
- SF Korean – Directory