Mountain View

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


Krispy Kreme free doughnuts to the vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . The chain says it will offer a free original glazed doughnut to anyone who shows their vaccination card for the rest of 2021, starting today. And the offer is not a one-time deal. Custom...

May 14 - May 22 Peninsula Restaurant Week

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

First ever Peninsula Restaurant Week will run from May 14 to May 22, 2021. Offerings include breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even some snacks and baked goods. The site lists the participating rest...

Dining for AAPI in Mountain View, April 14 & 15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"Join us on April 14th and 15th in Mountain View, CA to dine out against Anti-Asian hate and discrimination. A portion of the proceeds from the businesses listed will be donated to the www.stopaapi...

Coffee tasting at Red Rock in Mountain View

by ssfire 11 years ago

Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View holds a coffee tasting about once a month, and I attended the one yesterday. It's limited to 8 people, costs $25, and lasts about 2 hours. The tasting includes 4 ...

Eng’s Zongzi 應媽媽粽子 in Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Dragon Boat Festival season is less than a month away. In the time of Coronavirus, the rowing events will probably all be cancelled. But we can still honor tradition and gorge on Zongzi/Joong. htt...

Shalala Ramen in Mountain View offers ramen or curry rice to go

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Mountain View's Shalala Ramen has stayed open during the Covid-19 crisis offering Japanese appetizers, ramen, curry rice plates, mini rice bowls, and beer and sake to-go. Ordering is on-line for pi...

Cooking Papa Foster City ownership change disaster

by Thomas Nash 2 years 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 ...

Copper River Salmon @ Costco TODAY

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Costco announced that Copper River sockeye salmon would be available today. This is at the Mountain View store, $14.99 per pound.

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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 6 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 11 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 10 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 4 years 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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/