The Weirdest, Wildest, and Most Delicious Food Festivals to Get Your Grub on in 2020 

From fancy French fare to finger-licking BBQ, there's a perfect food festival for everyone—even Fluff fanatics. That's why we're rounding up the best of the best food festivals to put on your calendar...

Free boba at Santa Clara County vaccination clinics

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

The County of Santa Clara continues to give away free boba for anyone getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at its drop in clinics. Those 12+ years and older are eligible. Here's the schedule for...

All Natural Paleteria y Neveria | Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In August I took a cold beverage break in Gilroy on my way south at All Natural Paleteria y Neveria. This was a first visit for me, and apparently it also has a small branch at the outlets. No ...

CSAs serving Santa Clara County that are accepting sign-ups

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The Santa Clara County Food System Alliance put together this list of Community Supported Agriculture programs that serve Santa Clara County/Silicon Valley. I don't have any personal experience wit...

San Jose, Gilroy, or Salinas -- World Cup on Wednesday 7/11

Dave MP
by Dave MP 3 years ago

I'm looking for a restaurant that has some good lunch food and that will also be showing the World Cup game between England and Croatia on Wednesday AM (11 AM game). If there were a Vietnamese rest...

The Cottage Bread & Breakfast | Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Yet another tip from a lapsed chowhound that I haven't had time to follow up in person yet. The Cottage Bread & Breakfast opened in Gilroy on July 15, serving breakfast and lunch on Saturdays and S...

Ketch-It Seafood Truck | Garlic World - Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

The big blue Ketch-It Seafood Truck replaced the barbecue stand at Garlic World on the south end of Gilroy on Hwy 101 this summer. I've been driving by it for many months now and haven't had a chan...

Stromboli @ Pinocchio's Pizza #2 in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

For years I've taken note of the sign at Pinocchio's Pizza #2 offering calzone and stromboli when I've detoured around traffic congestion on Hwy 101 and always wondered what it might be like.

Lumination @ Gilroy Gardens, 7/16 to 1/8/17

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

This special display of giant lanterns and performers imported from Zigong in Sichuan, China became even more interesting to me when I read: "... With its 'marketplace' and live shows to accompa...

Gilroy Garlic Festival?

by angie2210 13 years ago

Is it worth going? I've always wanted to go but I hear it's rediculously crowded...what do you guys think? If I go what are some must haves at the festival?

Restaurant in Gilroy

by evaslota 6 years ago

If you are ever in Gilroy, check out Saigon -2- Siam Bistro. They serve Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. They have the best Pho in town! They also serve the best Pad Thai! They sell spicy Pho which...

Buche and Cuero @ Carnitas Michoacan in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Minutes after this convo about buche, coincidentally my brother brought us a to-go order of same from Carnitas Michoacan. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1017990?commentId=9626765#9626765 For ...

New Tung Kee Noodle House in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

On a cold winter day, Mom and I stopped at New Tung Kee Noodle House in Gilroy because we needed a quick, light dinner and a rest stop. It had been some years since my last visit to a TK, Luu, or ...

Bing Cherries from Christopher Ranch in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 years ago

Thursday afternoon on my way back to the City, I pulled off 101 to stop at the cherry stand for Christopher Ranch on the southside of Gilroy. Image of Christopher Ranch’s roadside cherry stand ...

Saigon Bistro Express in Gilroy [Vietnamese Tacos, Pho Sate]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

In February, Mom and I pulled off the highway congestion for a dinner break at Saigon Bistro Express in Gilroy. This small storefront in a strip mall appeared to be a one-woman operation. Full ...

El Zocalo Oaxaqueño in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

At Guelaguetza Wine Country last June in Santa Rosa, I’d tried the molotes from this restaurant’s booth. I found out that the operators were from Salinas and had just opened a restaurant in Gi...

Roadhouse Jack's Burgers + Beers (Gilroy)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Noticed a new place had opened in Gilroy when we passed through last night. The website says it has 100 beers, but ABC shows no liquor license yet. Maybe not ready for prime time yet, who's tried i...

$3.99 soups at TK Noodle in Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

In case this price promotion is in effect at the other TK Noodle locations, I wanted to post about stopping for lunch at the Gilroy location last month. This was my first time at this branch since ...

Help - Best Choices for Gilroy or Morgan Hill ??

by cometraveler 8 years ago

Will be staying in Gilroy for a few days and would much appreciate any recommendations for good( or as good as possible for the area) restaurants for dinner in preferably Gilroy, but could drive to...

Las Tortas, Gilroy - Any reports? Fresh made bread, tortas, raspados

by hhc 9 years ago

Read in the Metro that Las Tortas has fresh made breads for their tortas, the Hawaiiana torta is suppose to be really good: ham, fresh pineapple, bacon. Las Tortas also had raspados. Mango is the...

Christopher Ranch garlic from Gilroy sold at Mi Pueblo, Newark 5 bulbs for 98c

by hhc 9 years ago

Went to Mi Pueblo Supermarket for some stuff Newark store: Christopher Ranch garlic from Gilroy 5 bulbs for 98c (pre-packed) Gold pineapple from Costa Rica $1.98ea Pomegranates 2 for $3 white...