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Comfort Food

Sometimes you just need some comfort food. Discuss your favorite favorites with like-minded Chowhounds, swap recipes, and find restaurants where you can indulge. You deserve it.

Get Cozy with These 15 Creamy Mushroom Recipes (No Can Opener Required)

Cream and mushrooms are a magical combo, and these creamy mushroom recipes celebrate it in all its glory—but without relying on a can. The power duo is nothing new, of course; cream and mushrooms have...
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Anyone up for frikadeller ?

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by CHSeifert 9 months ago

I love making my own frikadeller, it’s a Danish luxury upgraded version of flatter XL meatballs. I wonder if anyone here have tried making frikadeller, if not you really should give it a try. ...

Smokehouse (Berkeley)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 month ago

I was in the East Bay today and decided to have lunch at the Smokehouse, the burger place that started in 1951. I hadn't been there in maybe 30 years, and was reminded of it recently by an article ...

Rob's Zombies now open in Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

If you're an alum of Mount Diablo Unified School District, you know about cheese zombies, the schoolyard snack. And I've reported on Patty's in Concord that makes her own version. https://www.chow...

Pick up Baked in Bosnia, available about once a week

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by not the bad Steve 1 month ago

Selma cooks beautiful and very tasty food, using family recipes. Pick up is available on Sunday afternoon/evening most weeks, at their commercial kitchen in southwest Lower Queen Anne. Menu rotat...

Lou's Takeaway in San Rafael

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Lou's Takeaway has been on my list of places to try for more than a year now. But the restrictions of the pandemic and limitations of knowing exactly when I'd be nearby to place a coveted order hav...

What Asian dish brings you comfort or reminds you of home?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The Washington Post asks for reader submissions. "Food can be a great source of comfort, especially now during the pandemic. In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,...

Shalala Deli in Fugetsu Market - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Shalala Deli opened yesterday as a grab-and-go prepared food counter in Fugetsu Market in San Jose in the shopping center with Mitsuwa. Initial menu includes Onigiri, Fried Chicken, Tempura, small ...

'101 Best Pizzas in America 2020': The Daily Meal...

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by gutreactions 10 months ago

Let the pizza debates begin...again! Ranking pizzas across the country is a daunting and controversial undertaking, yet the media continues to stoke the flames in the oven. This is the latest from ...

Tripleta: Puerto Rican pop-up in SF's Mission

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Chef Aaron London announced that his MIchelin 1-star restaurant, AL's Place, would close until San Francisco allows outdoor dining again. But he also brought the good news that Tripleta, a Puerto R...

Hearty tavern fare at Valhalla Crossing, Valhalla...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

Stanley & Louise Chelluck have been running this railroad-themed operation for many years now, just opposite Broadway and Valhalla Metro North. You can dine in a vintage railroad car or in the repu...

Comfort food that freezes well

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by linzandchris 8 years ago

My 65 year-old mom is getting hand surgery soon and won't be able to cook for quite some time. My dad's skill set is limited to grilling and I would love to prepare them a couple weeks worth of fo...

A conversation with food researcher Ariana Gunderson on recreating food in pandemic literature

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Another Decameron project with some observations on the use of comfort food in stressful times.

Growlers, Tuckahoe: new owners and updated menu...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

I had heard some recent grapevine about Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe so I stopped down for happy hour. It is under new ownership and the menu has been updated, too. Still a great selection of c...

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...

French Fries top the take-out list: The Daily Meal...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

The Daily Meal did a survey of the most-ordered restaurant take-out dish during coronavirus and topping the list so far is: French Fries. Stands to reason, fries are comforting and versatile. There...

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Some practical advice: "... The reason to stock up on certain products now isn't so much to avoid potential shortages in the event of an outbreak but to practice what experts call social distanc...

Hurley's Steakhouse & Pub, New Rochelle, serves a tender prime rib...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

About a year in the making, Hurley's Steakhouse & Pub has opened on Division Street in New Rochelle with a tempting menu offering steakhouse fare along with comforting gastropub favorites. We had o...

Thai Hut | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

One more Laotian-Thai eatery for my lunch stop in August 2018. One of my favorite dishes in the Lao pantheon is Kao Pik. Here the handmade chewy tapioca-rice noodles in chicken broth were topped sl...

Nigella's Bread with Warm milk comfort food

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by chalenegirl 14 years ago

hi guys, i was watching Nigella Feasts the other night and she made this dish that i have never seen or heard of before. it's basically: take bread, rip into smallish pieces, put in bowl, boil m...

June's Cafe. Sacramento. Home style Japanese American Comfort Food

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by gordon wing 9 years ago

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/10/4166226/junes-cafe-japanese-america-food.html Saw this article in the Sacramento Bee and it caught the fancy of a friend so off we went. It's located in the South...