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Palo Alto

Down the peninsula from San Francisco, Palo Alto is bursting with restaurants and bars. Find out which ones to visit from Chowhounds in the area, and discuss your favorite Palo Alto food.

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Fresh Chanterelles wholesale at Far West Fungi (SSF & other venues)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

One of the rewards for October's atmospheric river deluge is a healthy crop of wild mushrooms. A friend foraged bolete/porcini mushrooms on the Sonoma Coast the size of his head last week. And pric...

Looking for South Bay restaurants to add to my rotation

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by learntocookchinese 4 years ago

I've been going to the same restaurants for 10-15 years. There's so much good Asian food nearby, I need to try new restaurants. I'm open to non-Asian food, but there's not much good non-Asian food ...

Michelin Guide New Additions: San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Michelin announced that 10 new additions to the Michelin Guide for California are from the SF Bay Area. It's not clear if these are meant to be "Plates", "Bib Gourmand" or "Stars". None seem to be ...

Dining for India, May 25, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Bay Area Indian restaurants have come together to help raise money to go towards the American India Foundation’s COVID relief efforts in India. On Tuesday, May 25th, 50% of our food sales will be ...

May 14 - May 22 Peninsula Restaurant Week

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 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...

Squid Ink in Bay Area

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by hungryhangryhippo 9 months ago

There is an old thread that was created here that I'll reference. It's completely outdated and is not helpful to anyone who is looking for actual squid ink and is in the bay area especially during ...

French Restaurants open for outdoor dining

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

MerciSF has updated the list of French restaurants open for outdoor dining as of January 28 for its French, Francophile and the Francophone community. (And reminded me that I still need to try F...

Bistro Elan re-opened tonight with curbside pick up in Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Seeing a plate of Libery duck confit with sugar snap peas and frites on a friend's FB feed tonight was the news of reopening. Bistro Elan has online ordering now for curbside pick up. In addition ...

Vina Enoteca | Stanford Barn - Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

As a fan of Tootsie's at the Stanford Barn since Day 1, I was delighted to learn from a friend that Rocco and team have opened Vina Enoteca, taking over California Cafe's space. I hope to get in th...

Killiney Kopitiam in Palo Alto

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by Mul 1 year ago

Killiney Kopitiam is originally from Singapore, one of the famous Kopitiam. They recently open their first US branch in Palo Alto. I ordered their Kopi (black coffee with condensed milk). Very ...

Chantal Guillon Macarons & Teas - 2nd Store Now in Palo Alto!

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by hhc 9 years ago

Read on Yelp Chantal Guillon Macarons & Teas now open in Palo Alto! Has anyone been to the PA location? Chantal Guillon 444 University Ave, Palo Alto 650-322-2255 Website doesn't mention t...

Where to buy beef hearts in Silicon Valley area?

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by beeflover1 1 year ago

Where could I buy beef hearts, one that are cut open, inspected and cleaned by the butcher? I've looked at a few asian supermarkets and couldn't find any. Although, I did come across this odd looki...

Duke's Mayo

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by takuhead 1 year ago

I got to try a bit on my last visit to Tennessee and would like to find a jar locally in the bay area - near Palo Alto would be ideal.

Pizzeria Delfina fundraiser for the National Urban League through Aug 31

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Introducing our Pesto Pie! Basil pesto, new potatoes, pecorino & burrata $23. Through the end of August, profits will be donated to The National Urban League, a civil rights organization that work...

Schaub's palo alto fred's steak recipe

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by squinones 1 year ago

It's been a while since I've seen any new information about schaub's palo alto fred's steak recipe. Anyone have any luck producing a copycat recipe? This steak is definitely cravable!

La Bodeguita Del Medio recipe for Masitas

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by squinones 1 year ago

Hi there, I'm sure this is a long shot, but I thought I might have a chance getting some leads for this recipe from this wonder community. We love La Bodeguita Del Medio in Palo Alto and their ...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

Prolific Oven's Bake at Home Kits (Palo Alto, Sunnyvale)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

During the time of Covid-19, we've had to say good-bye to some beloved restaurants and food purveyors and dread news of the next closing. So it is especially sweet and a welcome relief to learn of ...

CSAs serving Santa Clara County that are accepting sign-ups

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...