Eaten The Kimchee Burrito From HRD Cafe

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"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch."
--
Orson Welles

Ever since I saw HRD Coffee Shop on Guy Fieri's show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, I've wanted to try their kim chee burrito. It sounded so awesome because it combines two of my favorite foods.

It's located just a few blocks from AT&T Park, but since it's only open until 3pm, it's usually closed when there's a game. I was able to get down there today to check it out, and luckily, I got there before the lunch crowd and there was no line.
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This place used to be a Chinese American breakfast and lunch spot, but after David Yeung and his partner Joanna Banks took over the restaurant from Yeung's uncle in 2009, they put together a very interesting menu of items that mix Chinese, American, Korean, and Mexican cuisines. Primarily, I went there for the kimchee burrito, but I ended up ordering an array of items.

HRD also makes breakfast, and one of the items on their menu is a Korean breakfast burrito. This was delicious. It had the perfect amount of eggs combined with spicy pork and kim chee.
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The Sloppy Jojo, named after one of the owners, is a spicy pork, grilled onions, and bell pepper sandwich. It was pretty good.
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The Mongolian Cheesesteak sounded interesting, so we gave that a shot as well. It's a sandwich with thinly sliced beef in hoisin sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.
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Finally, the kim chee burrito is a spicy pork burrito with kiwi salsa, kim chee, sour cream, and rice. It's
the fusion of Mexican and Korean cuisines, and the mixture goes together fairly well.
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When I read the reviews for this place, I can see why people really look forward to going to HRD for lunch. You can easily order just a plain old breakfast, but you can also be a bit more adventurous and try something different. I really appreciate when places can think a bit outside the box and create original dishes like this. It's inexpensive, and it tastes good. If I could get down there when they're open, I would definitely come back. There's a Chinese breakfast burrito with my name on it!
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