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Eating Out - July 8, 2022

A home for Cambodian cuisine pops up in San Bruno

Sitha Yim shows her passion for Khmer culture through her cooking

On weekends, a banner unfurls from the awning at San Bruno's Pho de Nguyen and advertises Sitha Yim's "authentic Khmer food." In a time when pop-ups attract tens of thousands of social media followers and boxes of poppy seed bagels and black sesame egg tarts sell out months in advance, temporary restaurants seem trendy and glamorous, opportunities for chefs to cook with unrestrained creativity and without the headaches of managing payrolls and increasing rents.

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