Boozy Boba

 Chino SF
3198 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
chinosf.com

 Hi Friends,

January has been a whirlwind of a month! “I got bronchitis…ain’t no body got time for that!” *in my Sweet Brown voice* 🙂 Being serious, I had planned on getting back to blogging regularly at the start of the new year, but getting sick made it difficult for me to do anything. It has been a crazy year so far, to say the least.

Speaking of crazy, let’s talk boozy boba! Chino SF in San Francisco’s Mission District is serving up crazily delicious dishes and drinks. It had been a while since I had been on a foodie venture, but when an old friend of mine told me about this hip Asian fusion spot in San Francisco that made “adult” boba drinks, I knew this would be the perfect place to check out!

Inside

Inside

My friend and I went at an odd time and there was no wait to be seated. As soon as we walked into te restaurant decorated with pop art, bright colored patio lights (with hot pink sneakers hanging from them) and the classic 80’s games that adorned the walls, my friend and I knew this would be a fun eating experience.

Slushy Boba Cocktails- We started by ordering some of their slushy boba cocktails, the Boba Fett (vodka, apple, ginger, thai basil and lemon) and the Dr. J (rum, orange, vanilla, cream) which is described to be like an Orange Julius for “big kids,” and right up my alley. I love all things creamy, so I really enjoyed my drink…on the other hand, my friends drink was a bit overpowering with the ginger and thai basil.

The Dr. J!

The Dr. J!

XLB- We then tried these traditional shanghai soup dumplings. They were good, but difficult to eat! 🙂 Every table has instructions posted on how to eat these dumplings properly, but I have no patience when it comes to eating, so the complexity of the “proper” way to eat these dumplings was a turn off for me.

Soup Dumplings

Soup Dumplings

Fried Rices- Next ordered from the menu where the fried rices; yes, plural. We ordered the Shrimp Fried Rice, which was tasty, but basic, and the Forbidden Rice a la Plancha; a surprisingly delectable black fried rice with Chinese sausage, edamame and egg. I would definitely recommend trying this dish.

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

Forbidden Rice a la Plancha

Forbidden Rice a la Plancha

Nick Balla’s Dope Ass Japan-o-Mission Wings- Last, we ordered these tongue twisting wings. If you like hot and sour soup, these wings are for you. With the perfect combination of spicy and sour, these dope ass wings will send your taste buds into overdrive. 🙂

Nick Balla's Dope Ass Japan-O-Mission Wings

Nick Balla’s Dope Ass Japan-O-Mission Wings

Overall- This was a great place, and I am glad I checked it out. I was completely satisfied, and extremely full; I was actually a bit sad I had no room left in my tummy to try their Thai Tea Cake. I guess that means I have to make it back sooner, rather than later, to try more from their menu. 😉

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If you’re in San Francisco, take a trip to Mission, stop by Chino SF and try one of their BOOZY BOBA drinks! Let me know what you think.

Until next week, happy eating!
The Urban Chick, Coco

My gorgeous date for the day!

My gorgeous date for the day!

Fervor Fun Fortune & Food

Hello Friends,

The Chick is back! 🙂

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It has been too long, but I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a VERY Happy New Year!

I had to take a brief haitus, as I transitioned into new beginnings. However, I’m  extremely excited about where life is taking me, and hope you will continue to follow me on my journey through life, but more importantly, follow me on my amazing Foodie Ventures! 😉 This is going to be a fantastically tasty year! Stay tuned…The Urban Chick is making moves!

I won’t hold you long, just wanted to touch basis, update you on where I have been, and wish you all well in this new year!

Again, Happy New Year…may this year bring you many blessings: FERVOR FUN FORTUNE & FOOD!

With Love, Coco