Lung Shan

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The Evolution of Mission Chinese Food's New York Counterpart

    Not that we're a total Mission Chinese Food groupie or anything, but when the restaurant opened a second restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan last May, we were literally the first customer through the door. It opened with about 80% of the same menu items as what can be found in San Francis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Number 31: Kung Pao Pastrami from Mission Chinese Food

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition. ​Kung pao pastrami all started, Anthony Myint says, when Ryan Ostler, the former chef of Broken Record and a southern-food popup at Bruno's, loaned the Mission Chinese Food team a smoker, and Danny Bowien got all exc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Mission Street Food Book Launches

    ​ission Street Food's restaurant memoir-cookbook, which officially launches tomorrow with a party at the Make-Ot Room, is remarkably modest. The word shitshow appears quite a few times, the intro to the recipe section includes the disclaimer "What follows will not impress every chef out there..." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioMission Chinese Food's mixed pickles, $3.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    The Brixton is Cynical, Fake, and Sad

    Kingston W./YelpThis is what fake cool looks like.​Let's get this out of the way: Cow Hollow is white. Is it The Brixton's fault that the color of the patrons skewed so pale on Tuesday night? The Union Street bar and restaurant was packed with women showing off what a couple years of yoga toni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    The Corner Announces February Pop-Up Schedule

    Janine KahnThe Corner's new format is all pop-ups, all the time.​Even as local ur-pop-up Mission Street Food is headed for print immortality, San Francisco finds itself overcome by a new wave of temporary eateries. Today The Corner announced its February schedule of weekly kitchen residents. B ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 27, 2010
  • Dining

    October 13, 2010
  • Dining

    September 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Jonathan Kauffman Burns for Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien

    At Mission Chinese Food, Danny Bowien cooks up a short list of searing tributes to his favorite Chinese dishes.​Maybe Danny Bowien couldn't thrive anywhere else but in San Francisco. Maybe the same is true of Mission Chinese Food, the Chinese-restaurant-in-a-Chinese-restaurant Bowien orchestra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    What the Hell Is Danny Bowien Thinking? A Snapshot

    Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshDanny Bowien.​When I called Danny Bowien up last week, trying to find out what the hell he was doing at Mission Chinese Food, my few simple questions turned into an hour-long chat that spiraled from his obsession with Sichuan cuisine to an intriguing offhand commen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Mission Chinese Food's Thrice-Cooked Bacon

    Tamara PalmerThrice-cooked bacon with rice cake, bitter melon, tofu skin, black bean, and chile oil ($9).​On the opening day of Mission Chinese Food earlier this month, we seared our tongues with a jolting ma po tofu that left us feeling like amateurs. We're on our way back to redeeming our pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Mission Chinese Food's Debut Was the Hottest Meal in Town

    Tamara PalmerDanny Bowien's ma po tofu is super hot.​Mission Chinese Food began eat-in, takeout, and delivery service yesterday at Lung Shan, site of the past Mission Street Food dinner events. We slid in for lunch (operating hours are 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.) and spent quite a few minutes debat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Mission Chinese Food Launches Monday

    ​Eater S.F. has a phantom guest editor today, and while she's a newbie, she's certainly no slouch. As evidence, the snagging of the opening menu for Mission Chinese Food, the Mission Street Food/Mission Burger successor that fires up the woks Monday at Lung Shan. From Eater: The opening menu c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Mission Street Food Guys Set to Launch Mission Chinese Food at Lung Shan

    Jesse Friedman/FlickrAnthony Myint.​Hold on to your chopsticks, San Francisco: In just about two weeks, the guys who bought you Mission Burger and Mission Street Food will begin to roll out Chinese food. Mission Chinese Food is set to launch July 5 at Lung Shan, long the site of charitable po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Old Favorites, New Beginnings at Saturday's Mission Street Food Farewell

    Tamara PalmerAbout two dozen people waited for Mission Street Food to open on Saturday night.​Looking forward to the launch of new restaurant Commonwealth, Anthony Myint's Mission Street Food project concluded its regular weekly service at divey Chinese restaurant Lung Shan with a "greatest hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Mission Street Food Floats Final Thursday Menu

    Danny Bowien.​Danny Bowien made it official today: Thursday night's wrap-up Mission Street Food will be a celebration of seafood (Bowien's leaving town soon to celebrate his nuptials in South Korea). At lunch at Lung Shan yesterday, Bowien was engaged in MSF menu discussions with Anthony Myint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Future of Mission Street Food in Flux

    Jesse Friedman/FlickrAnthony Myint.​Mission Street Food founder Anthony Myint is uncertain about the future of the twice-weekly pop-up featuring guest chefs, and which donates proceeds to charity. "Nothing is firm yet," Myint said by e-mail, referring to the future of the project that began in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Bar Tartine Redux at Mission Street Food Spin-Off Commonwealth

    jbeasla/Mission MissionThe designer of Range is on board for the interior remake of the old El Herradero space. ​Here's the first thing you need to know about Commonwealth, the Mission restaurant due to drop in early summer, whose co-owner is Mission Street Food founder Anthony Myint. Though t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Tonight: Mission Street Food Goes Vegan for Food Not Bombs​Tonight's edition of Mission Street Food is Vegan Night for Food Not Bombs, with proceeds going to the local chapter to help defray the costs of its many free food events. And rather than MSF resting on the laurels of its lauded vegan burger and Lung Shan's Vegan Delight soup, all of ton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Jeff Rosen's Club Ave 9 Debuts at Tomorrow's Mission Street Food

    ​Dinner at Mission Street Food tomorrow will feature guest chef Jeff Rosen, formerly of departed Inner Sunset spot Ave 9, now of the new roaming supper concept Club Ave 9. Rosen's MSF menu includes pan-seared Marin Sun Farms flatiron steak with a pearl onion, sultana, and whole grain mustard jus, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    HAL 9000 Guest Chefs at Tonight's '2010: Seafood Odyssey' at Mission Street Food

    ​The theme of tonight's Mission Street Food is "2010: Seafood Odyssey" and features a menu designed by HAL 9000, the famously sentient computer Arthur C. Clarke created for 2001: A Space Odyssey. HAL's just back from Jupiter, apparently, with a slew of retro-futuristic dishes priced at $12 and und ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Tonight: Mission Street Food Apologizes to Vegans

    T. PalmerLung Shan's Vegan Delight is offered at every Mission Street Food meal.​Tonight's animal-free menu at Mission Street Food is a peace offering to local vegans, especially those who were ticked off by a recent carnivorous meal in honor of a vegetarian charity and by the departure of the bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Mission Street Food Plans Pork-Heavy Dinner for Vegetarian Charity

    thestevenscompany.netBecker Lane pork stars in dinner to benefit Food Not Bombs.​Mission Street Food welcomes guest chef Thomas Martinez, last seen heading up the kitchen at Mission Beach Cafe, this Thursday, Dec. 3. Martinez's offerings for the menu are largely inspired by Becker Lane pork and fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Hot Chaat: Soul Cocina Brings India to Mission Street Food

    T. PalmerSoul Cocina's panuchos: Neither Indian nor on the MSF menu, but also hot.​Roger Feely, the culinary instructor/street food purveyor behind Soul Cocina, will once again collaborate with Mission Street Food this Thursday, September 10 at Lung Shan (2234 Mission at 18th St.). Feely told SFoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    You Want Cactus Fries With That? Mission Street Food to Remix McDonald's Classics

    Mission Street Food becomes McMission for the night.The menu at Mission Street Food is normally miles from McDonald's (even though the two are technically down the street from each other), but there will be some striking similarities as MSF becomes "McMission" this week. Food imagineers from C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Mission Street Food's Fan Appreciation Night

    This Thursday night's edition of Mission Street Food will be Fan Appreciation Night and will feature some popular favorites from this dining experiment's ever-changing menu. This gives us a great opportunity to show some photos of what are now considered MSF classics.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Saturday Night at Mission Street Food (Plus Charitable Links)

    It's been a while since we checked in with the ever-popular Mission Street Food, and not always for lack of trying -- sometimes it's simply too busy to accomodate. But that's a wonderful thing, because MSF has successfully been donating its profits to charity each week since the beginning of the yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Mission Street Food Goes Native

    Rabbit, bison and acorns are some of the unusual highlights of Mission Street Food's Native Foods Night tomorrow night (February 26), featuring dishes from guest chef John Farais (a board member of the Marin Museum of the American Indian and member of the California Native Garden Foundation, to whic ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 4, 2009

    On a Mission

    Inexpensive street food as reimagined by guest chefs draws crowds and donations.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Mission Street Food's Inauguration Gala and Charity Work

    Mission Street Food is sharing in the country's revelry of Inauguration Day by making this week's installment a dedication to the election of Barack Obama, including a "Rocket's Red Glare" salad, remixes on classics like mac & cheese, BBQ and beans 'n weenies and even Baracky Road and I Have a D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Mission Street Food Presents Local Business Night

    Mission Street Food kicks off its first dinner of the year this Thursday, January 15 from 6 p.m. to midnight at Lung Shan (2234 Mission). This week's guest theme is "Local Business Night" and will feature new menu items created by the Broken Record (1166 Geneva Ave) and ice cream by Humphry Slocombe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Last Night: Mission Street Food Mash-Up Night

    (Palermo vs. Tokyo by Chef Ian Muntzert)Notes and Photos by Tamara Palmer We've written previously of our love of Mission Street Food, the brainchild of Bar Tartine line chef Anthony Myint that began life as a truck in October and now takes place most Thursday nights at Lung Shan (2234 Mission). Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    Mission Street Food Returns with Soul

    After a few weeks off for the holiday and to find a bigger kitchen prep location to accomodate its burgeoning popularity, Mission Street Food returns this Thursday with a guest chef (Tia Harrison of Sociale/Avedano's Holly Park Market) and a menu theme "inspired by butter, hip-hop and gentrification ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008
©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.