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Picante in Berkeley

by moragaebd 4 days ago

Picante in Berkeley has not been reviewed in a couple of years, and I can't find any reviews of the party platters. ...

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Ridge commented 4 days ago

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Help KC BBQ/Berkeley rebuild!

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by tre2012 10 days ago

KC BBQ now has a GoFundMe page to help with the repair costs of that devastating Feb 17th fire. If you'd like to help...

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Current options for Easter Brunch in SF

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by JojoSF 10 days ago

All the postings seem rather old, so I'm curious what the current options are for Easter brunch in San Francisco, or ...

Chengdu Style Restaurant (Berkeley)

by Civil Bear 26 days ago

Chengdu Style Restaurant has been mentioned in Chowhound, but I think it's worthy of its own thread, if for nothing e...

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Joel commented 16 days ago

Best Pad Thai in Berkeley/Albany area?

by Ridge 1 month ago

Hasn't been discussed in a while. I've had a craving and have been working in the east bay again. What are people's f...

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kairo commented 21 days ago

Giovanni - Berkeley

by Robert Lauriston 6 years ago

Walking by the other day, I noticed that they had posted an enthusiastic review from the Express. Apparently the orig...

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nuraman00 commented 24 days ago

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Indus Village (Berkeley)

by Civil Bear 29 days ago

Had a pretty nice Pakistani meal at Indus Village in Berkeley last night. It's a small hole-in-the-wall on San Pablo,...

Indian restaurants in East Bay?

by lqf2711 1 month ago

It's been a long while and many openings/closings/chef changes since any postings on Indian restaurants in Oakland/Be...

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adrienne156 commented 1 month ago

Andronico's Community Markets Are Now Owned by Safeway

by marssy 5 months ago

From their website: http://www.andronicos.com/new-page "PLEASANTON, CA — NOVEMBER 2, 2016 — Safeway and Andronico’...

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ML8000 commented 2 months ago

Cafe Rouge (Berkeley) To Close

by DavidT 3 months ago

http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2016/12/07/cafe-rouge-to-close-after-20-years-in-berkeley/

moto commented 3 months ago

Alfajores recipe like those at Pasta Shop? HELP

by granjan 3 months ago

I've read dozens of recipes for alfajores, and baked 5 or 6 . But none of them come close to the incredible flakiness...

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granjan commented 3 months ago

Chinese style crab Oakland/Berkeley -- any ideas?

by dolcetto 4 months ago

Looking for ideas for GS or SP crab for Thanksgiving - restaurants in Oakland or environs. Thanks.

spinn1 commented 4 months ago

Great Argentine Wine

by jane21 5 months ago

I need to bring a "great" bottle of Argentine Wine to a fundraiser for the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Does anyone have an...

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forestd commented 5 months ago

Kiraku Berkeley - Japanese Tapas Review

by Ridge 5 months ago

Kiraku is one of the hidden gems in the east bay. I hardly ever see it on any best restaurant lists but it’s my favor...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Where to find store bought crepes?

by noodlelife 6 months ago

Hi - I'm trying to make a lazy cake thingy and need to get a bunch of store bought crepes. Any idea where to get them...

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ML8000 commented 6 months ago

Tharaphu Burmese Street Food -- Berkeley

by Joel 6 months ago

Tharaphu Burmese Street Food 2037 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704 Phone number (510) 356-4860 Five of us had a...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

Riva Cucina chowdown

by Ridge 7 months ago

The first day of September seven Chowhounds gathered for a chowdown at Riva Cucina in Berkeley. Thanks to Melanie for...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

Chengdu (Szechuan restaurant) near UC Berkeley

by Joel 3 years ago

Actually just across the street from UC, at Bancroft and Bowditch, previously a Vietnamese place (Le Petit Cheval). ...

Melanie Wong commented 7 months ago

"Sichuan Style" is the new name for King Tsin (Berkeley)

by Joel 8 months ago

King Tsin was the first "Northern Chinese" restaurant in Berkeley -- I recall going there in 1968. About a year ag...

moto commented 8 months ago