Patient customers waiting for tables outside San Tung Chinese Restaurant ...
Before we wax lyrically on poultry, it's been said that the shrimp & leek dumplings (USD6.50 for 12 small dumplings) are good here too ... The ground shrimp and Chinese chives gave more flavour as compared to those that comes with a whole shrimp to my opinion. It was pretty good and I definitely enjoyed this better than the ...
Steamed Potstickers (USD6 for 8 pieces) - the ground pork and napa cabbage blend had a slight hint of ginger...this was average fare to me.
And now....I present to you the "Legendary" Dry Fried Chicken
Dried Fried Chicken Wings
Original Dry Fried Chicken (which comes with very much less sauce but the chicken will still have the sticky sweet sauce) and
Dry Fried Chicken (wet) - Really, that's what is printed on the menu! This comes with lots more spicy garlic sauce with roasted red peppers. Errr...I don't know how can one still call it dry fried when it comes wet.
It was absolutely delicious and wonderful....and we're talking about REAL finger licking good stuff here. So much so, we put in a second order after the bunch of us polished off the first one like piranhas! Hahaha... It's sweet and spicy and a slight crisp is still retained albeit it's smothered with all that sauce. The dry fried chicken did live up to the hype. I could just come here and feast on the wings...and nothing but the wings. Well, who would have known that I had flown almost ten thousand miles to discover that San Francisco serves up some fantastic tasting chicken wings at San Tung and at Capital Restaurant (which is much nearer to me) at Clay Street. For me, restaurants in the Klang Valley have yet to dish up that much yumminess with chicken wings. The quest is on...
San Tung Chinese Restaurant
1031 Irving Street
(between 11th Ave & 12th Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94122
Tel : (415) 242 0828
Daily (closed on Wednesdays) 11am-9.30pm