Cross Country Cravings in San Francisco

Claire Britt

The city by the bay. A beautiful merging of cultures, history, and nature. And a far cry from Upstate New York where I now find myself, wrapped in at least 3 blankets. I was fortunate enough to call San Francisco home for a time, long enough to hike it up Twin Peaks, but not so long as to buy a pair of All Birds. Here on the East Coast, I find myself experiencing the frustrating phenomena of cross country cravings. Until DoorDash can deliver by teleportation, I can only sit here and dream. However, YOU can and should order all of the following.

Burma Love

I sorely miss getting to choose from a seemingly unlimited amount of delicious international food. Burma Love claims the top spot on my wishlist. Start out with fresh, crunchy, tangy Tea Leaf Salad (Laphet). If you can stop yourself from ordering 5 more of these, move on to Platha & Dip, handmade buttery multi-layered bread, served with a side of coconut chicken or vegetarian curry sauce. Consider yourself warned, you’ll never stop thinking about it. Finish off with the Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup (Ohn Noh Kaut Swer). Rich, creamy, umami for days.

Tea Leaf Salad (Laphet)

Mixed table-side, this salad is enjoyed by Burmese people throughout the country. A fermented tea leaf dish tossed with a crispy mixture of nuts, beans, and garlic with julienne lettuce.

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