burma superstar

I had Burmese food last weekend! It was sensational! I’m very excited about it! Can you tell by the exclaimation points!?

On Thursday, we flew to San Francisco for a family wedding. Our flight left early in the morning, so we were on the ground in California by 9am. We opted for a rental car this trip so we could have some flexibility, and the timing worked out perfectly; we pulled up to Clement Street at 11:20am, and Burma Superstar opens at 11:30. Rumor has it there are usually long waits, but due to our lucky impeccable timing, we were able to snag a table right away. Willa was a bit out of it from the morning of travel (and the fact we woke her up from her carseat snooze), but luckily she settled in happily once she heard rice was involved.

DSC03916DSC03918^^rainbow salad. we weren’t sure which to pick – this one or the tea leaf salad, but we wanted to be sure to try some noodles, so we went with the rainbow. i’d say it was very good but not out of this world. it could have used a tad more kick.^^

DSC03924DSC03928^^chicken and tofu kebat. now this dish was FANTASTIC. it had so much flavor it was unbelievable. i used the spoon to eat every last drop of the sauce.^^

DSC03936DSC03935^^willa would like you to know that the coconut rice was also quite above average.^^

DSC03938^^when we finished lunch there were a good number of people waiting outside. it really is a destination restaurant but i’d say the hype is justified. it’s impressive how good their food is after being open for over 20 years.^^

DSC03956 DSC03961DSC03965^^after lunch we enjoyed walking around the neighborhood (clement street in inner richmond). we found a great cantonese bakery where we enjoyed an egg custard and a black bean cake. oh and also, i’m pregnant. haven’t i mentioned that? 28 weeks in this pic!^^

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