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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Any experience with Saba Halal Live Poultry [Oakland]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 7 years ago

I noticed the sign for this place a few weeks ago, as it's right on the route from 880 to Alameda. The sign shows a wide variety of food animals, basically everything smaller than a cow (sheep, goa...

May 24, Santa Ana #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

For Ramadan, a reprise of #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque for "Creating Healing Spaces, Fighting Hate, One Halal Taco at a Time". Ramadan service, author Gustavo Arellano talking about Latino-Muslim u...

Aside from Turkey bacon, which is the best pork-substitute — lamb bacon, beef bacon or goose bacon?

by halaalcookUK 3 years ago

My wife and I are smallholders who raise our own animals and our own herbs, vegetables and fruits, and we also love to cook gourmet meals. As part of our religious faith we refrain from eating cert...

Sheep meat in Austin-San Antonio?

Joe MacBu
by Joe MacBu 3 years ago

Are there any butchers between Austin and San Antonio who have mutton (older sheep >2 years old)? To clarify, not looking for lamb nor goat (which is also often called mutton).

Sama Uyghur Cuisine | Union City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Almost two weeks ago, i enjoyed a quick bite at Sama Uyghur Cuisine in Union City, returning to the halal food of Western China, the cuisine of the Mar family ancestors. It shares the shopping cent...

Halal fine dining NYC

by gemini80 7 years ago

Hoping for a nice halal steakhouse or more of a fine dining experience in NYC. Alternatively a new halal restaurant that has a nice decor. Zabihah doesn't have all the restaurants listed and certai...

Q's Halal Pizza | Richmond

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

An extension of the original Q's Halal Chicken in Alameda, Q's Halal Pizza in Richmond serves up some of the most popular menu items AND pizza with Afghan and Mediterranean flavors. I had lunch the...

Kosher and Halal together?

by cajungwailo 3 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 3 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 6 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 11 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 8 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 4 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 ...