05 Jul 2019

SF Eats: Yin Du Wonton Noodle

The very first time Kevin introduced me to this spot, I was hooked. It actually works out nicely that him and I live in two different parts of the city because it means we are able to try more restaurants at a wider distance. Yin Du is a no-frills joint with an excellent selection of wonton noodle soups. For under $7, I get a bowl of noodles in soup with a meat of my choice and six or so wontons. On some occasions, I even consider ordering two bowls even though I know that’s pushing it.

You won’t find a website for Yin Du and the ratings on [Yelp] are so-so. When it comes to asian restaurants though, y’all know we can’t trust Yelp to do the right thing anyways. The restaurant fills up quickly and can sometimes be crowded, but the wait isn’t long because they’ll make you share tables with other guests. Don’t worry, you can deal with this for how good the price and the food is.

Posted on July 5, in Life

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