Click Here
UrbanDaddy
sfo
Sign-up-badge
UrbanDaddy is a free exclusive email magazine devoted to keeping you in the know.
Food

San Francisco Home > Food > Showtime

Published November 28, 2012

Showtime
Three Things to Know About M.Y. China

Yan Can Cook. Crazy show. The slicing. The dicing. The... catchphrases. (“If Yan can cook, so can you!”)

Well, the man behind it—that’d be Martin Yan—is opening his first stateside restaurant on Monday. It’s called M.Y. China, and here’s what you need to know...

Part of the bar came from a Chinese monastery.
It’s a century old and weighs 1,800 pounds—good thing you only have to drink from it, not lift it. The spicy, tequila-based Fire in the Wok should help you take the holiday edge off. It’s what the monks would’ve wanted for you.

They’ve hired a world-champion noodle puller.
His name is Yong Dong Wu, but you can call him Tony. He’s the first chef to pull 16,000 noodles in two minutes with his bare hands. (He can also do it blindfolded. And yes, this is a thing.) There’ll be spontaneous noodle-pulling performances, Cirque du Soleil–style. Handy in case conversation with your date gets slow.

The best seats in the house are closest to the fire.
There are three live-fire wok stations that face out for your viewing pleasure. Grab seats at the chef’s counter, and only a slim glass partition separates you from many, many BTUs.

Watch your eyebrows.
ADVERTISEMENT Arrow2-down
Click Here
_
  • August 22, 2014

    Sum Kind of Wonderful

    Sum Kind of Wonderful
    An Under-the-Radar Dim Sum Joint

  • August 18, 2014

    Bay Watch

    Bay Watch
    A Waterfront Patio and Fish Joint in the East Bay

  • August 12, 2014

    Dinner Rush

    Dinner Rush
    A Meal Delivery Service with Alta Cred

  • August 11, 2014

    Beso Hit

    Beso Hit
    A Cavernous Spanish Den of Sangria in the Castro

  • August 04, 2014

    Mission Accomplished

    Mission Accomplished
    A Modern Parisian Bistro in the Mission

Loading...

close