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San Francisco Chinatown

Andrew McCarthy Learns About Chinese Herbs In San Francisco

Nadine Cheung | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel

From ginseng to beef tendons, Andrew McCarthy learns about the benefits of Chinese herbs in San Francisco's Chinatown. Aol's BeOn group creates cus...

Sting Exposes Seedy Underworld Of Chinatown

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Beneath the strings of red paper lanterns and narrow alleyways of the nation's oldest Chinatown lies a sinister underworld, acc...

The 10 Best Chinatowns In The Entire World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

There are Little Italys and Koreatowns and Dutch villages galore, but no breed of cultural enclave has made itself more of a cultural "thing" than the...

San Francisco Chinatown: A Guide to Its History and Architecture: An Excerpt

Philip P. Choy | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco
Philip P. Choy

The arrival of the Chinese in the United States toward the end of the 1840s was part of an intricate political and economic relationship between Asia and America. San Francisco became the main point of entry for Chinese immigrants.

Urban Chinatowns Across Nation Decline In Suburban Migration

AP | HOPE YEN and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — America's historic Chinatowns, home for a century to immigrants seeking social support and refuge from racism, are fading as rising...

Mayor Hosts SF's First Citywide Ping Pong Tournament In Chinatown

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.13.2011 | San Francisco

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy (the 1971 U.S. and Chinese ping pong tournament in Beijing that helped ease bitter Chinese-U....

A Shark Fin Ban In San Francisco?

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — A California proposal to outlaw the title ingredient in shark fin soup, a traditional Chinese delicacy, has turned into a recipe for...

PHOTOS: A Feast For All Senses In San Francisco's Chinatown

AP | MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

By Michelle Locke, AP SAN FRANCISCO — Smack in the middle of San Francisco's Chinatown, Portsmouth Square is a kaleidoscope of sounds, smells a...

PHOTOS: A Walk In San Francisco's Chinatown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The first Chinese immigrants arrived in San Francisco in the 1850s. Many came to escape China's uncertain economic conditions, attracted by the Gold ...