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Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar's Monday Night Fried Chicken Special | Pacific Grove – Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Around the corner from the Pacific Grove certified farmers market, one of my favorite restaurants, Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar, started offering a Monday night fried chicken dinner special, $26, dur...

Chez Panisse Farm Boxes and Pantry Goods, Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chez Panisse has joined the gaggle of restaurants helping consumers get their hands on top quality fresh produce and pantry items. Its online shop opens for orders on Friday at noon (and sells out ...

Priedite BBQ pop-up in Los Alamos?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Priedite Barbecue has been popping-up behind Bell's in Los Alamos. Who's tried it? @ Bell's, 406 Bell St, Los Alamos, CA 93440 https://www.lastpeach.com/priedite-bbq-1 https://www.instagra...

Point Reyes Roadhouse

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by Malcolm Ruthven 4 months ago

Yesterday I drove into Point Reyes Station, and there at the southern entrance was a new (to me) place, Point Reyes Roadhouse, where the Marin Sun Farms place had been. I had lunch there, choosing ...

Lily | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Lily, a new Vietnamese restaurant in San Francisco by Chef Rob Lam, opened in October. Last month I dropped in for a solo lunch. Two four-top tables on the shaded sidewalk were available as an o...

Namu Gaji - SF

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 9 years ago

No reports on this place except for takeout? I went to a prix-fixe dinner organized by Tasting Table the other night. The room (corner of 18th and Dolores, next to Bi-Rite Creamery) is much nice...

California clam chowder: what's a good recipe?!

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by damiano 7 months ago

Hello chowhound community - European here. I've been asked to prepare a proper California clam chowder. But, I've never been to California nor have I ever had clam chowder before - panic! So, I...

Grilled Cheese Collection + Zoom Cook-Off, April 16th, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"April is Grilled Cheese Month and we’ve found a great way to celebrate with some of our favorite Bay Area Chefs! Join us on Zoom for a Grilled Cheese Cook-Off featuring San Francisco Chefs and Re...

Nari Restaurant | Hotel Kabuki - Japantown, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Nari, the new restaurant from Pim Techamuanvivit who helms two Michelin-starred establishments, has been slated to open this month. From the photos, live video and stories that began appearing on I...

Enzo’s Table

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by Taralli 1 year ago

Friend asking me about the quality of Enzo’s flavored olive oils, as well as balsamic vinegars before ordering. Said I’d query CH. Opinions much appreciated.

California Cheesemakers' Select Cheese Box Debuts in Support of California Artisan Cheesemakers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The California Cheesemakers' Select box will feature a different selection of four artisanal cow's milk cheeses, sized 5-8 oz. each, every month on the https://californiacheesebox.com/ webs...

Playlists from your favorite restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Reservation service Tock is promoting Spotify playlists from favorite restaurants to accompany take-out meals at home that you can order via the site. Linked is the one for San Francisco, other cit...

April Pantry in Petaluma: Grand Opening June 1 to 5

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A new breakfast, lunch and catering spot, April Pantry, welcomes the public to its grand opening this week. It features local food grown on its own farm. Online or phone ordering is available for t...

Aubergine To Go | Carmel-by-the-Sea

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Aubergine, the Michelin one-star restaurant within L'Auberge Carmel has been closed during the Coronavirus crisis. Then, as noted here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/meals-michelin-stars-1089805?c...

May 5 Webinar: Behind the Wines with Elaine Chukan Brown | Ep. 5 – Hardy Wallace, Owner and Winemaker, Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Catch up with Hardy Wallace, owner and winemaker at Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery and Steve Edmunds, winemaker and owner of Edmunds St. John. Sponsored by the Wine Institute https://discovercali...

Breadbelly | Inner Richmond District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Open since year-end, Breadbelly was my first pick to catch-up over lunch with a chef friend in April. Trying to avoid the crowds, we dropped in mid-morning only to find every table in the small caf...

Handline | Fast Fresh Masa & Sustainable Seafood - Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Last week I joined a friend for a preview of Handline in Sebastopol. Featuring California Coastal cuisine, Handline opens its door to the public today. Hours will be 11am to 10pm daily. A long-time...

Do Hounders Still Eat At or Enjoy Steakhouses?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 2 years ago

Received a generous invitation to a well known and “sophisticated” SoCal steakhouse! The evening started well and the conversation was friendly, but the Onion Soup was served lukewarm! Determined...

The Farm Table Restaurant | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

While I did not have a chance to eat at The Farm Table Restaurant, across the street from where I was staying, I studied the posted menu and would certainly try it in the future. Especially after t...