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Fresno Tostada Compuesta

by FAT Traveler 9 years ago

Long ago, Fresno had a Spanish restaurant called "Estradas" and they had, by far, the best salad on a tortilla that they called Tostada Compuesta. Anyway, I've tried a lot of comparable dishes at ...

Mama's Asian Noodle House | Fresno

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last month I was back in Fresno for a couple nights to visit a friend. I always look forward to the Southeast Asian chow to be discovered there. We had lunch at Mama's Asian Noodle House. Kao P...

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Historic Recipe to Highlight 122nd Annual Merchants' Lunch and Country Store

by filian1900 2 years ago

One of the first televised ethnic recipes in the Golden State will highlight the autumn food bazaar at California’s oldest Armenian Church. Margaret Garabedian Setrakian’s “Kabob Delight” will be...

Persian/Armenian in Fresno

by Kayde 8 years ago

At the last minute, Beloved Spouse and I decided to make a mini-vacation of a work trip to Fresno, and, thanks to this board and local tips, had a good time. It seems we came during a cold snap: a ...

Producers Natural Sour Cream - One Ingredient

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A couple weeks ago I noticed this at the supermarket, Natural Sour Cream, from Fresno's Producers Dairy. Now it contains but one ingredient . . . Cultured Cream . . . and has been on the market for...

A & P Market in Fresno

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

On visits to Fresno, I've always made a point to seek out Hmong food. This past October, I checked out this small market. A variety of Southeast Asian snacks and prepared foods are packed up, ready...

Chicken Pie Shop - Fresno

by foodchick45 14 years ago

After living here practically my whole life, I finally made it to the Chicken Pie Shop down in the Tower district. I originally wanted the fried chicken giblets on the menu, but the waitress said ...

Fresno Chowhounds?

by Jeff Avis 9 years ago

What has happened to to the Fresno Chowhounds? I haven't seen any recommendations for or against a Fresno restaurant for months now! i had a great Chicken Ticka Masala last night at The North...

Fresno and around

by Kayde 7 years ago

Beloved Spouse and I are going to Fresno for 2 long weekends of the Rogue Fringe Festival with three days in Yosemite between. About 9 days total in the general area. We'll probably mainly stay aro...

Oct 28: Ginza Food Bazaar at the Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center (Clovis)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Sun, October 28, 2018 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT Ginza Food Bazaar "Event will feature delicious food, cultural demos such as Bonsai, Taiko and Calligraphy, an Asian gift store, a raffle and a B...

Olive Picking in Fresno?

by BananaBirkLarsen 10 years ago

I hear tell that there are a number of olive trees on city property around the Sunnyside district that are well watered and are open for public picking. I have also heard that someone goes around d...

121st Annual Merchants' Luncheon at William Saroyan's Boyhood Church

by filian1900 3 years ago

California’s oldest Armenian Congregation will mark the silver anniversary of a congregational cookbook at its annual harvest season community luncheon. The First Armenian Presbyterian Church of ...

William Saroyan's Boyhood Church to Mark 120th Anniversary at Autumn Food Bazaar

by filian1900 4 years ago

California’s oldest Armenian Congregation will mark 120 years of ministry at its annual harvest season community luncheon. The First Armenian Presbyterian Church of Fresno will hold its 20...

Green Garlic Season

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

'Tis the season of pungent, potent green garlic! The bunches illustrated were grown by Mua family farm in Fresno, purchased at the Saturday farmers market in Salinas, and Bernier farms in Healdsbur...

Where in the world is Chef Liu?

by rworange 13 years ago

Fans of this chef from China Village who don't already know ... he's in Fresno. You might enjoy the report of a Chowdown at his latest location Chowdown Report: Chef Liu’s Tasting Menu @ Hunan, ...

Rediscovering the Long-lost Chef (Hunan Restaurant, Fresno)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

In the culinary spirit of the Beijing Olympics, I'm finally reporting at last on my other meals at Hunan Restaurant. Owner/Chef Liu is a native of Beijing. On Saturday May 10, I made a 210-mile...

Discovering new places

by PolarBear 14 years ago

I posted the following "Finding Hidden Gems" on the Media and News board http://www.chowhound.com/topics/434711 It's about a website: http://www.myzip.com/ I initially used it to check on tw...

Fresno’s Hmong farmers suffer as wells on rented land go dry

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

"... an emergency meeting with the nonprofit National Hmong-American Farmers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture because some Hmong farmers had called suicide hotlines after their wells went dry...

Ethnic food options in fresno? Vietnamese, others?

by lexvegas 5 years ago

dear chowhounds - will be in fresno overnight for work and would love suggestions about good markets/delis/restaurants for vietnamese/mexican/thai - any tasty ethnic cuisines. TIA!