Mountain View

Software engineers must eat--find recommendations for the best food in and around Mountain View, from quick lunch joints to coffee shops.


Cooking Papa Foster City ownership change disaster

by Thomas Nash 4 months ago

New ownership appears to have killed this place. It had been one of our favorites in the Bay Area. Today, bbq pork belly was tough and nothing like the traditional quality here, shrimp wontons had ...

Farewell Party @ Milk Pail, Mountain View, Sat 6/8

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Saturday, June 8 Noon to 4pm "After 45 years in business, the beloved Milk Pail Market will be closing at the end of June. We invite all Milk Pail fans to mark this end of an era and help us go...

Tamales @ California Street Market | Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

This year's Christmas eve tamales came from Mountain View's California Street Market, recommended here, http://www.chowhound.com/post/penninsula-south-bay-latin-markets-36711?commentId=170062 htt...

Need to Bring a Festive Food for a St. Patrick's Day Dinner

by katya 7 months ago

This is my first time on Chowhound in 10+ years! I'm going to a friend's house for a St. Patrick's Day dinner. What St. Patrick's-y foodstuff should I bring that I can buy locally? (I'm in Silicon ...

Kolkhida Georgian food truck, Mountain View [split from Kargi Gogo post]

by grayelf 12 months ago

I just heard of another Georgian place, Kolkhida in Mountain View. That khachapuri is a very reasonable $8.25 there, vs $18 at the PA spot. Happy eating!

Scratch in downtown Mountain View

by eatzalot 9 years ago

This place recently opened. Personnel I asked said it has same ownership as Palo Alto Creamery, Reposado, and Gravity wine bar (also recent). What I've tried so far at Scratch has been encoura...

Tao Tao Chicken Salad recipe desired

by santacruzfoodie 7 years ago

I love the chicken salad at Tao Tao in Mountain View, CA. Have been going there for over twenty years just for the salad. I recently moved from Los Gatos to Aptos, south of Santa Cruz, so I won't ...

Chang'an Artisanal Noodle (MV)

by snewdl 1 year ago

Just FYI, Chang'an Artisanal Noodle in Mountain View was fantastic the other day, particularly the "biang biang noodles": lamb with wide, irregular noodles and lots of cumin.

More Asian based vegetables/fruits CSA in San Francisco Bay Area

by shinju 2 years ago

Help please. I like to find a CSA specializing in Asian produce in the SF Bay area (I'm in MV). It doesn't have to be all Asian, but include more Asian produce if possible. Anyone know of one li...

Where to buy specialty liquor and bitters?

by 8Gr8N8 3 years ago

Hi, I'm not familiar with the Bay Area (I'm currently in Mountain View) and I'm looking for Bittermans bitters. I've tried K&L and Bevmo. Where you locals go for specialty liquor and bitters?

Looking for good breakfast burritos and egg salad sandwich in south bay

by obik 3 years ago

I'm in Mountain View and I'd like suggestions for the above. Since Togo's stopped selling their egg salad for reasons unknown, I have yet to find a suitable substitute. Most sandwich places just do...

Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Read NPR's piece on Mountain View's Zume Pizza, made with the aid of robots and algorithms, with interest. Free delivery and no tipping either. Who's tried it? https://zumepizza.com/

Suncoast Organic Farm in Hollister

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Regulars to Sunday's Mountain View farmers market have recommended the breads and olive oil from Suncoast Organic Farm in Hollister. http://www.chowhound.com/post/bay-area-olive-oil-324740?commen...

Two new indian in Mountain View and Sunnyvale

by bbulkow 4 years ago

Zareen's, in the Shoreline parking lot, near the theater, near the Sport Page. Real small - like 6 tables. Very fresh tasting and healthy mom and pop. Not overly spicy. Very popular now, with a 4....

Tacomania coming to Mountain View

by 12172003 3 years ago

I just saw a sign up at 2078 W Middlefield Rd., Mountain View, CA 94043 (I'm guessing that is the address that will be used) at the corner of Rengstorff that Tacomania will be opening. This is the...

South Bay Cafes?

by psb 5 years ago

Hi, can anybody recommend a cafe in the South Bay. Desired Parameters: --I mean a non-Starbucks where I can work on my laptop or read papers for 2 hours. I have my own wireless, but it would be...

Dong Lai Shun [Mountain View]

by marilees 4 years ago

It looks like Dong Lai Shun (東來順, Muslim Chinese food) will be opening a location at San Antonio Plaza in Mountain View/Palo Alto..

Mt. View Restaurants?

by kspater 3 years ago

I just joined. I did a search for Mountain View restaurants. I used to work in Palo Alto for 30 years and actually grew up in Mt. View (so I'm familiar with the neighborhoods but, I've been livin...

Where to buy pickled Taiwan cabbage (包心菜)

by learntocookchinese 3 years ago

I didn't see it at Ranch 99 (Mountain View, CA). I'm referring to the appetizer you would get in Taiwanese or Szechuan restaurants.