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A Culinary Journey to Beijing: Unveiling the Delights of Z&Y Peking Duck

Unveiling Chef Han’s Specialties: Peking Duck, Fiery Flavors & Comforting Classics Await!

Welcome to Z&Y Peking Duck, your gateway to a fascinating culinary adventure in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Here, we celebrate the artistry of Chef Li Jun Han, a visionary whose passion for Chinese cuisine has garnered him international acclaim.

Chef Li Jun Han

A Legacy Forged in Tradition: Chef Han’s Journey

Chef Han’s passion for food started way before fancy kitchens! Back in the day, as a young apprentice at the bustling Grand Hotel in Beijing, he was blown away by the amazing way they made Peking Duck.

It wasn’t just the delicious smell of roasting ducks and caramelized sugar, it was like watching a perfectly practiced dance. This experience sparked a fire in him that’s been burning for over 30 years, pushing him to learn and perfect his skills.

Right now, the standard has reached what we initially set out for. An experienced Peking Duck chef spends his life learning. I wanna strive for perfection. I want to exceed what previous masters have taught me. The future Peking Duck chefs will surpass me too.

Peking Duck at Z & Y Peking Duck

Chef Han has spent years learning from experienced chefs, soaking up all their secrets. With all this practice, he’s become a true master of cooking. This menu is a delicious example of his dedication to classic dishes, like the Peking Duck. It shows his love for traditional cooking methods that have been perfected over time.

A Menu Showcasing Chef Han’s Culinary Artistry

To fully appreciate Chef Han’s culinary artistry, embark on a journey through our curated menu. Here, you’ll find dishes that cater to a variety of palates, from delicate seafood preparations to boldly spiced meats. From the comforting embrace of Clay Pot Braised Lamb Ribs to the fiery excitement of the Golden Fei Teng Fish, Chef Han’s menu showcases his mastery of both tradition and innovation.

Chef Han on-site preparing dumplings at Twitter (X) headquarters

chef han

To fully appreciate Chef Han’s mastery, we invite you to explore our curated menu:

White Wine Garlic Clams / Spicy Clam: This dish offers a delightful choice, catering to both delicate and adventurous palates. The White Wine Garlic Clams showcase the natural sweetness of the clams bathed in a delicate sauce of white wine and a generous amount of garlic. The Spicy Clam option, on the other hand, caters to those who crave a fiery kick. Here, the clams are stir-fried with a robust blend of spices and Szechuan peppers, adding an exciting heat to the tender clams.

Clay Pot Braised Lamb Ribs

Clay Pot Braised Lamb Ribs (红焖羊蝎子 – $39): Calling all meat lovers! The Clay Pot Braised Lamb Ribs are a must-try. Slow-cooked in a traditional clay pot, this dish features melt-in-your-mouth lamb ribs, marinated and braised to perfection with a mix of Chinese herbs and spices. The slow cooking process ensures the ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender, while the flavorful sauce adds a deep, savory note.

ox tail

Braised OX Tail with Red Wine in Pot (红酒石锅烧牛尾 – $29): Embrace culinary fusion with Chef Han’s Braised Ox Tail with Red Wine. This hearty dish features oxtail pieces braised to perfection in a rich and aromatic red wine sauce, infused with a blend of Chinese spices and herbs. It’s a delightful marriage of Eastern and Western culinary techniques, resulting in flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth meat.

whole fish

Wan Zhou Grilled Whole Fish (萬州烤全魚 – $49): A visual and culinary spectacle awaits with the Wan Zhou Grilled Whole Fish. This dish features a whole fish, meticulously marinated in a blend of special spices and then grilled to perfection. The result is a crispy exterior that gives way to a moist and tender interior. The dish is then finished with a sprinkle of fresh herbs and spices, further enhancing the natural flavors of the fish.

Peking Duck sliced in 108 pieces
Authentic Peking Duck sliced in 108 pieces

Peking Duck (北京烤鴨 – Reserve In Advance): As the undisputed star of the show, the Peking Duck requires advanced reservation due to the meticulous preparation involved. This ensures that every duck served meets the high standards set by Chef Han. The duck is roasted to a perfect golden brown, boasting irresistibly crisp skin and succulent, flavorful meat.

Grilled Sea Bass

Grilled Sea Bass (香煎银鳕鱼): For those who prefer milder flavors, the Grilled Sea Bass is a delightful choice. A sea bass fillet is grilled to perfection, resulting in a crispy skin and flaky, tender flesh. Light and aromatic sauce complements the natural sweetness of the fish.

Golden Fei Teng Fish

Golden Fei Teng Fish (金牌沸騰魚): Adventure awaits with the Golden Fei Teng Fish. Pieces of fish are deep-fried until crispy, then tossed in a vibrant and spicy sauce made with chili oil, peppercorns, and assorted vegetables. The combination of textures and bold flavors makes this dish an unforgettable part of the Z&Y Peking Duck experience.

Spicy Wontons
Spicy Wontons

Experience the Culinary Artistry of Chef Han

At Z&Y Peking Duck, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey guided by Chef Li Jun Han’s passion and expertise. Each dish, from the iconic Peking Duck to the fiery Sichuan specialties, reflects Chef Han’s dedication to using high-quality ingredients and traditional techniques.

More than just a meal, dining at Z&Y Peking Duck is an immersive experience that celebrates the rich culinary tapestry of Beijing.

Join us, and let us take you on a voyage of discovery through the flavors of China. Reserve your table today and experience the artistry of Chef Li Jun Han firsthand.

Make your next gathering unforgettable. Z&Y Peking Duck is the perfect venue for your private event.

Reach out today to plan your private event in Chinatown and start a culinary journey that will have you and your guests craving more.

For reservations or inquiries, call us at (415) 986-1899.

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