By Elena Kadvany
About this weblog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and presently working at Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff blogger. We graduated from USC with an important in Spanish and a minor in jo...
About that web log: Im a constantly hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and presently working at Palo Alto Weekly as education and childhood staff publisher. We graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in journalism. Though my very first love is journalism, meals is a detailed second. I am continuously looking for new restaurants to use, creating an ever-expanding "for eating" record. As a journalist, i am always trolling development sources and social media internet sites with an eye fixed for regional food development, from restaurant openings and closings to emerging meals styles. Whenever I ended up being an adolescent growing up in Menlo Park, i usually zippped up toward city on weekends using the singular function of finding a better meal than I could yourself. But in yesteryear 12 months, the Peninsula's meals tradition has-been completely transformed, with many brand new restaurants orifice and a continuous blast of bay area restaurants coming south to start Peninsula outposts. Do not navigate this meals growth hungry and alone! Feed me personally your great tips on brand new chefs and eats and together we will share all of them with the broader neighborhood.Ever since Su Hong To Go in downtown Menlo Park changed fingers in September, brand-new owner Jason Kwan along with his staff are furiously reassuring panicking consumers: "Everything is similar; absolutely nothing has-been altered!" (beyond title of this restaurant, that is today Chef Kwan’s).
But Kwan’s various other upcoming Menlo Park restaurant, Yum Cha Palace, is going to be significantly of a departure from Su Hong sit-down location that he’s bought out, only actions away from the to-go outpost.
Jason Kwan, who owns Jason's Cafe in Menlo Park, took over both the to-go and sit-down places of longtime and much-loved Chinese restaurant Su Hong. He is pictured above in the to-go outpost on Menlo Avenue. Picture by Michelle Le/Almanac News.
Yum Cha Palace will serve standard Chinese dim sum, Kwan stated in an interview Monday. There may additionally be many fresh fish and shellfish, he said, like live lobster and crab.
Kwan stated he could be at this time waiting on city approval for remodeling plans for the room at 1039 El Camino genuine, which has sat bare since it unexpectedly closed for renovating in 2012. No orifice time was set yet, but he stated he’s hoping for sometime in the next 3 to 4 months.
The original sit-down Su Hong restaurant started its doorways in 1977. Five years later, another area opened in Palo Alto, which will be however functioning though under independent ownership.