by English Muse

Fruit, firecrackers, Chinese newspapers, cookies and candied ginger…
Feb 16, 20101
Feb 16, 20102
Feb 16, 2010
Such a colorful melange of things on display along the sidewalks of SF’s Chinatown today.

Happy Year of the Tiger, everyone! Goodbye damn tough Ox.

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27 Responses to “Chinatown Markets”

  1. emilia. says:

    mmm pocky!

  2. Tina says:

    i love that they have "men's pocky"…it's dark chocolate!

  3. Emily says:

    SF's Chinatown is my favorite Chinatown in the country! Lovely photos!

  4. Novelista Barista says:

    love it! looks so nice

  5. jackie says:


  6. Chaucee says:

    Any kind of market is my favorite thing to attend to. I just love the bustle, the cute people, the colors, and the fabulous food!

  7. Amanda says:

    I love the hustle and bustle of a China Town market. The colors are so vibrant! I hope you enjoy SF….

    I've lived here for 7 years so I'm partial…but it is definitely a beautiful city!


    I love exploring Chinatown, my 5 senses are on high octane somehow!
    Cheers to the Tiger year~ should try a beer with that name Tina! Tiger Beer*

  9. Kitty Lo says:

    oh my, there's a Tiger Beer in Singapore!

  10. Cata says:

    Wow! the colors are fantastic!
    Love feet reflexology poster.Thanks for sharing.
    REgards from Tuscany.

  11. Mya.L says:

    I loved the architecture of Old Chinatown in SF and was amazed by the variety of traditional embroidered Chinese shoes, but I didn't buy anything in the end – there was too much cat and dog fur on display in the shop windows :(

  12. The Hausfrau says:

    Nice! I always love all the color in Asian markets…

  13. Tonia says:

    Has to be said – tiger beer is a nice one! Loving the images: definitely wish I were there rather than here…

  14. pearl. says:

    i could quite easily say candied ginger is the best thing ever right now!
    totally addicted i must admit :)
    Pearl xo

  15. Teri says:

    Just went the other day to buy fireworks for Chinese New Year! Always so much fun there! Also love that you can buy colorful Pashmina's there for $5.00!!! I am loving your recent posts with such colorful photos! xox

  16. Sara Ballstaedt says:

    mmmm i LOVE Pocky

  17. Giulia says:

    GG & I are so happy, as you are, to kick the behind out of Ox. Tigers Rule (even little ones:) Glad you're having excellent time in Chinatown. Man, it's making me hungry now. How is Lola doing?

    ciao, bella

    xoSusan & GG

  18. Melina says:

    I love Chinatown! Remember to look up, it's just as fascinating as looking around the streets. Have fun!

  19. brittany barney says:

    love love love chinatown. best place ever. would die to go to the real china.

  20. Madison. says:

    happy new year!!

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  21. stl design says:

    Great photos. Gorgeous collage

  22. Christine says:

    I love browsing through Chinatown's markets. So many goodies.

  23. Shell says:

    I went to a local Chinatown near me. It's always amazing and full of beauty. I do love Pocky.

  24. Valerie says:

    I love Asian markets! I never walk away empty handed. 😀 And Pocky is very awesome.

  25. denise, the prime magpie says:

    Ha! The Pocky pic made me smile, I ain't gonna lie! 😉

  26. The Wanderers' Daughter says:

    Oh, thank you for this! I miss San Francisco!

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