What to Eat at Brandon Jew’s Mission Street Food Dinner

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Mission Street Food will come full circle Thursday when Brandon Jew cooks up a Chinese dinner in the Chinese restaurant where MSF serves twice weekly. The future Bar Agricole chef who cut his teeth at Zuni, Pizzetta 211, Quince, and Magnolia, among others, signed up to cook the dinner to benefit the San Francisco Food Bank. According to MSF’s blog, “Brandon calls this menu an homage to his Chinese background–and we’re excited to present MSF’s first Chinese Food Night.” Check out what’s on offer below.


Hot and sour marinated cucumbers - $5*

Grandpa’s favorite roasted peanuts - $5*

Scallop Crudo with grass jelly, lychee and fennel - $8

Tea smoked pork belly baked in brioche bun - $4 each

Jasmine rice and sweet corn porridge, Chinese bacon and donuts - $8*

Steamed ling cod, lup cheong, local seaweed and oyster broth, glasswort salt - $13

Beef brisket, black cardamom, heirloom tomato, fermented black beans, rice noodles - $12*

Duck Confit, duck cracklins, cucumber, scallion, spicy hoisin, cilantro on a homemade flatbread - $7

Sauteed Tat Soi with oyster mushrooms on garlic sesame tofu - $6.5*

Lung Shan’s Vegan Delight: shitake and oyster mushroom dumplings in miso soup - $5.5*

“Tang Yuan”: mochi, coconut sorbet, braised pineapple - $6

Almond milk jelly, lapsang-souchong honey, lychee - $6

* = vegetarian/vegetarian option available

What to Eat at Brandon Jew’s Mission Street Food Dinner