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Welcome to Panda’s Belly! Restaurant and recipe reviews. Home base is the San Francisco Bay Area, but I stuff my belly plenty while traveling around the US and the world too. There’s lots of good eats besides just bamboo!

  A good sports bar can be hard to find since multiple requirements need to be fulfilled: Enough TVs for everyone to have a good view and increase the likelihood of seeing the game I want. (As a SJ Sharks...
Every year I throw a BBQ potluck party in the park for my birthday. My birthday weekend is always an incredibly busy weekend though (for instance this year I was at Maker Faire the day before my party), so...
Sorry for the brief hiatus. I was in Vegas for a week (for an annual foosball tournament!) and then got distracted after that. And I'm about to go on another two-week trip so I wanted to squeeze in a...
I was surprised when Ayesha Curry wrote a cookbook and of course in the back of one's mind you wonder if her success is partly due to being married to famous basketball star Steph Curry. I'm sure that helped,...
The weather had been chilly lately so I felt like making something a little bit more stew like. Since I have a New Orleans trip scheduled for late April (my first time there!), I decided making shrimp gumbo would...