There’s a new cart selling jianbing on Market Street between 3rd Street and 4th Street. It’s in front of Yerba Buena Lane. May need to change the title of this post later as the cart has no clear name signage and I forgot to ask what their actual name is.
I talked to the lady handling orders (I think they are a husband and wife team?) who asked me where I had had jianbing before, and found out that the chef manning the jianbing station is chef Cheng Hu, who formerly was behind the Tai Chi Jianbing popup at Nabe among other places. They relocated to LA for a period but are now back in the Bay Area.
I had the classic vegetarian jianbing ($10), which was quite good, and from what I remember pretty much identical to the one from Tai Chi Jianbing. Nice eggy outer crepe studded with sesame seeds, with a layer of spicy hot sauce and filled with many layers of crispy fried wonton sheets. Other options available are a vegetables, bbq pulled pork, and ham and corn. Cash only!