SAN FRANCISCO — Shrimp dumplings… lobster pot stickers… sticky rice… Chinese cucumbers… baked sweet pork buns…

Perhaps try the new trendy China Live downtown, where families can watch the chefs at eight specialized stations that merge Chinese and Western culinary equipment and cuisine. Check out the three foot tall Chinese earthen oven and the dumpling station—the restaurant centerpiece—with huge cast iron pans for pot stickers and pan-fried dumplings. The best part—the menu changes daily but some will remain—everything from Stone Oven Roasted Duck Peking Duck to Three Treasure Bao Zai Fan (clay pot Rice) to Mango Shaved Ice. – Taking the Kids (03.05.19)