Krispy Kreme free doughnuts to the vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . The chain says it will offer a free original glazed doughnut to anyone who shows their vaccination card for the rest of 2021, starting today. And the offer is not a one-time deal. Custom...

Rob's Zombies now open in Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months 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...

Portuguese Sausage

by luvwine4 7 months ago

Can anyone advise on where in the East Bay, I can buy Hawaiian style Portuguese sausage?

La Fritanguera in Concord?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

A friend recommended La Friganguera in Concord for Nicaraguan eats. But he had not tried the nacatamal, my favorite part of the cuisine. Any 'hounds familiar with this place? La Fritanguera ...

Spicy Joi Banh Mi x Lao Street Food in Concord?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A friend recommends Spicy Joi Banh Mi x Lao Street Food in Concord. It opened a month ago as a pop-up inside Rockin' Crawfish. The desserts look really good in the photos, and i want that Lao sausa...

Abas Hamidi Afghan Cuisine | Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Delighted to confirm by phone that Abas Hamidi Afghan Cuisine in Concord has re-opened. I had tried it in February, when it was nine months old. This Afghani hole in the wall is definitely a find....

Patty's Original Cheese Zombies | Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A couple years ago, proximity to Patty's Original Cheese Zombies in Concord while in the far East Bay for another matter was my chance to check out the beloved fast food treat invented by the Mount...

Ramen - house-made noodles

by luvwine4 2 years ago

Is there a Ramen restaurant in the East Bay that makes their own noodles? Fresh made noodles - if they're made right - have a nice, chewy texture. I like Hiroshi's in Walnut Creek okay, but they do...

Puesto Concord Grand Opening Party, Nov 13 (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"Puesto is opening in Concord! Celebrate the grand opening with award-winning tacos (complete with house made blue corn tortillas, crispy melted cheese, and scratch salsas) and perfect margaritas!...

A wild Vegetarian Goose chase!

by Artzlin 4 years ago

I'm looking for an East Bay restaurant that serves a great Vegetarian Goose/Duck with mushrooms or bamboo shoots rolled into the center. The preferred radius would be from Concord to Oakland.

New Peruvian restaurant in Concord named Lima - any hounds tried yet?

by hhc 5 years ago

EaterSF mentioned new Peruvian restaurant in Concord called Lima. Hope some hounds can report back: "CONCORD — Peru native and Artisan Bistro owner John Marquez has opened Lima, a Peruvian rest...

Well-stocked liquor store in east bay (Martinez, Walnut Creek, Concord)

by frumgirl1 6 years ago

I am looking for a well-stocked liquor store where I can find a nice selection of kosher wines and spirits (specifically kosher cognac like Louis Royer). We just moved here and a quick internet sea...

Roman Meal Bread in East Bay

by frumgirl1 6 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find Roman Meal bread in East Bay (I am in Martinez but already drive to Concord, Walnut Creek, etc. for shopping). I feel like I've looked everywhere, but maybe I miss...

Bon Jour Bakery in Concord

by wintersweet 6 years ago

This Korean bakery (re-?) opened recently. It's in that massive strip mall that includes 99 Ranch Market, but down near Lulu's Kitchen (a good source for regional Chinese food). They have a LOT of ...

Restaurant with private room + TV in the Concord area?

by wintersweet 6 years ago

All right, this might be impossible, but I thought if anyone would know, Chowhounds might! I want to do something for mr. wintersweet's birthday that would involve inviting a few people over, havin...

Best tacqueria in Concord? TORTILLERIA EL MOLINO is up there

by Munching Mark 7 years ago

A plethora of solid joints on/near Monument Blvd, but I have found El Molino to be way up there...smaller menu than some spots, but all they do is pump out economical, delicious food and make the t...

Battle of the Concord delis...Parma vs Luigi's...and the winner is

by Munching Mark 7 years ago

PARMA! http://www.parmadeliconcord.com/#!menu/cfpj 3521 Clayton Road, Concord After four visits to each place, both of which are family places with many positive attributes, I will give th...

Mandarin Garden visit - Concord Chinese-Korean

by recycleit 14 years ago

When "thesauce" said there was a great Chinese-Korean I was delighted --- I miss San Wang and San Tung in SF. Sadly, I was dining alone so only ordered one dish, the jiao zi (water dumplings). ...

Any Great East Bay Specialty/Gourmet Stores?

by Al Fredo 14 years ago

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any great specialty grocers in the East Bay area (I live in Concord). I'm aware of Andronico's, Whole Food's, Lunardi's etc. I'm interested if anyon...

NOLA Po 'Boy and Gumbo Kitchen [Concord]

by shanghaikid 9 years ago

Nola is in the middle of nowhere on willow pass road. (actually it's in a less desirable part of town between downtown concord and hwy 4). specialty: cajun/creole cooking. eats: fried oyster po...