Discuss halal food: Where to find it, how to make it, and what you like about it.

What is the Difference Between Kosher and Halal?

Centuries before Michael Pollan came up with his Food Rules, two of the world's most significant religions laid down the laws for preparing and eating our sustenance. We see the halal and kosher seals...

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Kosher and Halal together?

by cajungwailo 2 years ago

Is it/would it be "legal" to have a kosher and halal market share the same physical space? If there were fresh meat areas, would they have to be separate? Just curious.

Baladi Halal Poultry | Midway City - Orange County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Not quite satisfied with my chicken purchases at Fresco https://www.chowhound.com/post/fresco-poultry-garden-grove-orange-county-1061151 , I ventured out the next day to see Baladi in Midway City i...

Fresh Choice Marketplace Garden Grove area

by Scoutmaster 5 years ago

http://www.freshchoicemarkets.com/ Anyone been to this place? I just spent about 5 weeks in Cali and discovered is wonderful market (albeit a bit crazy). Outrageously good prices and quality f...

Qatayef @ Kunafa King in Fresh Choice Marketplace | Garden Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

My first stop on reaching Orange County from San Francisco was Fresh Choice, the huge halal supermercado in Garden Grove. I had a lead that Kunafa King, the baker in the food court makes qatayef (a...

Taco Trucks at Every Mosque

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . 'This is perfect timing. The purpose of this month is to give charity, to grow our character and our inner lives and to nourish our soul through service. What better way to do that than by ...

Apna Dhaba in Hayward

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Driving through Hayward this afternoon, I noticed banners flying on Apna Dhaba. I've taken a look at its website and it has Pakistani and Indian dhaba (truck stop) style dishes. The menu offers Pat...

Knifewear Main St Garage Sale-Plus

Sam Salmon
by Sam Salmon 2 years ago

A complete fluke that I happened into Mount Pleasant on the opening day of the Knifewear garage sale. OHOH it's a good thing I didn't make a special effort since the 'deals' were so underwhelmin...

Lines Around the Block....Halal Guys from NYC Are Here

by Steve 3 years ago

The area right around the Dunn Loring Metro in Merrifield, VA (on Gallows Rd.) has been transformed into a semi-urban enclave, as popular as the Mosaic District (slightly to the south) but tighter...

Indus Village (Berkeley)

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 2 years ago

Had a pretty nice Pakistani meal at Indus Village in Berkeley last night. It's a small hole-in-the-wall on San Pablo, less than a block north off of University. From the specials board we order...

AJ's Chevron Market, Natural Foods & Car Wash in Soquel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

This summer I had a chance to grab a bite twice at AJ's Mart in Soquel. Located in the Chevron station and car wash, AJ's is much more than the usual convenience store found at filling stations. It...

Food similar to the Halal Guys on 53rd and 6th in Manhattan.

by lowndes 10 years ago

Hi everybody, I was wondering if anybody knew of any places in the Bay Area (preferably Berkeley) that serves something similar to the Chicken & Rice Platter served by the Original Halal Guys on 53...

Is Halal Meat Generally Better Quality?

by jon44 7 years ago

Just wondering if I'm looking for highest quality meat possible when eating out, is it worth seeking out "Halal" meat? (I'm thinking in particular of seeking out Schwarma...) Thanks, Jon

The Halal Guys - SJ - Any reports?

by hhc 3 years ago

I haven't seen any reports for The Halal Guys in SJ. What do hounds think? I'm waiting for the SF or Berkeley shops to open, no dates announced, I think this summer though. The Halal Guys 81 ...

Sultan Bakery: Atayef, Zatar Croissants, Jerusalem Bagels in San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Reading ssfire's discovery of atayif at Sultan Bakery in San Jose, I've dropped by twice in two weeks to enjoy these Ramadan-only Levant treats.

Flushing Review: Yi Lan Halal Restaurant

by scoopG 8 years ago

Has your boss has been yapping too much at work or have you’ve been eating too much of “the other white meat?” Consider then swinging by Yi Lan Halal Restaurant 一蘭飯庄 (Yi1 Lan2 Fan4 Zhuang1) for a...

Hot Tamale Louie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"... Seven days a week, fifty-two weeks a year, Khan began prepping at ten, opened the window at eleven, and served food until midnight or one or whenever the last of the bar crowd went home. It al...

Kolbeh | Persian in Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On the Vernal Equinox, I made a res via Opentable to check out Kolbeh Restaurant in Mountain View on the eve of Nowruz, Persian New Year. A few minutes later while driving to the restaurant, I got ...

Eden Silk Road Cuisine | Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

First chowing of 2016 was dinner at Eden Silk Road Cuisine in Fremont. When I called to check whether it was open on New Year's Day, I was surprised that my phone recognized the telephone number. I...

Dewan-E-Khass Pakistani-Indian Cuisine

by YVRChow 4 years ago

This spot at 5750 Fraser has turned over again and the new restaurant is called Dewan-E-Khass. They have put up new signage and made the interior quite welcoming. It feels less hole-in-the-wall th...

Anatolian's Turkish Halal Restaurant - WOW!

by Tatai 5 years ago

A really old thread about Turkish restaurants in Toronto was recently revived. Here it is: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/649038#4994261 Anatolian's Turkish Halal Restaurant was written about in ...