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Yelp’s Urban Social At Gang Kitchen



On Monday, more than 70 Yelp Elites navigated the streets of East Village, walked through the towering front doors and quietly filed up the stairs of Gang Kitchen for Yelp's Urban Social. Upon arrival, those who checked-in via Yelp Mobile scored either an East Asian Tonic or a Gang's Pimm's Cup — both of which are lightly carbonated and bottled in house. Name badges were issued and the crowd was ready to feast on some of San Diego's best new multi-Asian cuisine.

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Photo Credit: Sara Norris Photography

From his perch overhead, our DJ filled the room with great tunes while the staff behind the bar and on the floor kept glasses full and tummies warm. Tray passed bites including Gang Fried Rice, veggie fried rice, crispy calamari salad, wild mushroom pad Thai, Firecracker Spring Rolls, sesame chicken and rice pudding coconut balls were a huge hit and in constant supply, while the hosted beer and wine was easily accessible and both the upstairs and downstairs bars. For newcomer Cathleen F, the highlight was meeting "new friends, Sarah, Spartevan, Maricela, and Shalini" while veteran Natalie F noted that "the location was amazing, the venue beautiful, and the waitstaff was some of the best I have seen." she doesn't stop there… "the food was SO GOOD. I ate like 6 of those dessert things!"

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Photo Credit: Sara Norris Photography

Many thanks goes out to everyone at Gang Kitchen who made sure that the San Diego Elite Squad was well taken care of throughout the night. If you missed the party, be sure to check out the goss, peep the pics and catch up on the reviews.

Until next time,

Bradgang
Brad B

Yelp San Diego Community  Manager

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