Location of Gin Wall Hardware, SF?
Gets mentioned often as a cheaper alternative to the Wok Shop, on Grant in Chinatown, but I am having trouble googling an exact address. I'd like to visit on my next time in that neighborhood, having finally visited the Wok Shop yesterday. Thanks.
1016 Grant Avenue - Chinatown.that's between Jackson & Pacific IIRC.
Almost across the street from Golden Gate Bakery. Mmmmm..... egg custard tarts.
Just look for the bakery with the line coming out the door.
Golden Gate Bakery
1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
Ginn Wall Hardware
1016 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA
Ginn Wall is really a True Value hardware store with a good selection of Chinese cooking items, wok, steamers, and knifes. The selection is good but limited. If you walk down Grant Ave there are more woks and etc on the same side on the next block near Broadway.
The prices are a little lower than the Wok Shop, but it help if can speak Chinese and can search the back alleys of Chinatown both is SF or in Oaktown.
Thanks for the tip. I was looking for a cheap cleaver, saw a $30 Japanese stainless one (stainless- I know, I know), found it for $20 in the second place after that I went into, thinking that I could do better. I will try to look for the handmade ones next time.
Google streetview suggests that it is:
Greatmin Trading Company
Closer to Powell than broadway.