Covering 24 blocks and five zip codes, San Francisco's Chinatown is home to barbeque pork, steamed bao, dragon beard candy and enough dim sum to fill the table. There's no one better than local celebrity chef, Martin Yan, to show Leslie around and discover hidden gems tucked in these busy streets. These two are quite the duo singing and laughing their way through the labyrinth of shops and eateries. But she couldn't leave the enclave without a lesson in tea and a visit to famed Chef George Chen's... [see more] elegant Shanghai retreat.
In the culinary adventure series 100 DAYS, DRINKS, DISHES ... DESTINATIONS, Emmy and James Beard Award-winning wine expert Leslie Sbrocco travels the world with glass and fork in hand, indulging in delicacies, uncovering local hangouts, meeting talented artisans and visiting both up-and-coming and acclaimed restaurants, wineries and breweries. This season, Leslie explores San Francisco's Chinatown and Calistoga, California before jetting off to Vienna, Austria; Budapest, Hungary; and Normandy, France.