Restaurant Recipes


Sauce on hamburger at Dolores's Drive-in in 60s-80s?

by arlinek 4 years ago

Used to love the Dolores' drive-in in Los Angeles. What WAS that "special sauce" they put on the hamburger - anyone know? All I recall was that it was white and a little chunky - wasn't tarter sa...

(Kim Phung in Austin, TX.) Does anyone have the recipe for their Hot & Sour Soup?

by Homebrew66 2 months ago

Does anyone have a recipe, or at least one very similar for Kim Phung's famous Hot & Sour Soup? This is the best Hot & Sour Soup I've ever had.

Estrada's Spanish Kitchen, Daly City Recipes needed-

by alameda fats 12 years ago

Apparently the Estrada's branches in Fresno and Visalia are kaput, and I have acquaintances there that are now suffering from acute tostada compuesta, enchilada and Mexican macaroni deprivation...

Deer Valley Black bean turkey chili recipe

by awondrousthing 24 days ago

Searching for recipe from Bon Appetit for early 1990 for Deer Valley black bean turkey chili

EV Brown Sauce recipe? (Split from SF Board)

by Brad Goeppert 11 years ago

Greetings to all of you EV Brown Sauce lovers! My wife and I took my mother out to lunch yesterday to the Hickory Pit and guess what we had? Those ribs really brought back memories of when my gra...

Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd Crenshaw District L.A.

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by mochi mochi 12 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for the Teacakes from Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd. in Crenshaw-Los Angeles? The bakery is long gone... The cakes were square with a butter frosting and very greasy. I...

Manuel's tortillia soup

by jynnger 2 months ago

I live in phx az and want the recipe for manuel's mexican restaurant tortilla soup.

Help with blackened chicken and artichoke pasta recipe called "daves pasta" from restaurant called "trophys sports bar and grill"

by trez1222 2 years ago

Does anyone have the recipe for a dish called "daves pasta" featured at a restaurant named "trophys sports bar and grill" that went out of business? It had blackened chicken, artichoke hearts, pen...

Anyone remember George E. Wongs? (moved from L.A. board)

by Calipoutine 10 years ago

It was in West LA on Santa Monica Blvd in a small strip mall.( in the late 80's, early 90's) They made the best chinese chicken salad. I would love to find a copycat recipe. The dressing was soo...

Vincent's Sauce

by GJWhite 12 years ago

Every Christmas my uncle brings over a few containers of sauce from Vincent's, one mild and one spicy. As those of you who have tasted it will know, it's got a very different taste profile than tra...

La Maison Japonaise chicken flambé

by drdawnsears 4 months ago

Does anyone happen to have the recipe for the chicken flambé dish served at the now defunct New York restaurant La Maison Japonaise from the 80s?!?!?!?! I would be so grateful. I want to make it ...

I tried the Chicago Tribune's "real" KFC recipe

by MaximRecoil 2 years ago

Here's the first article about it: http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/travel/ct-kfc-recipe-revealed-20160818-story.html And the followup article where they test the recipe: http://ww...

Taiwanese egg drop soup

by jkfirneno 4 months ago

Shangri-La in Belmont has an egg drop soup that is superb and unlike any other I've come across. I would like to recreate this at home but can find nothing quite like it on line so far. It contains...

Help me hack Ippudo's Bakudan Spicy Paste

by RichT 5 months ago

Hi all chowhounders - not sure if I'm better off posting this here or on the Manhattan board - but we've tried to hack the recipie for Ippudo's spicy Bakudan paste and keep coming up short - I've s...

L'Etoile lobster bisque the best ever - recipe?

by norcalmom 4 months ago

In the early 80's my older brother treated me to a dinner at L'Etoile in San Francisco on Nob Hill. He told me that the lobster bisque was a specialty and we both ordered a bowl of it to start our ...

Lasagne Bolognese at Teahouse on Canyon Rd

by scificionado 5 months ago

I've visited Santa Fe a couple of times in the last 5 years. The best meal I remember was the Lasagne Bolognese at the Teahouse on Canyon Rd. Eating that only once every 2-3 years is not enough, ...

Challenge to Re-Create Fanny's

by rcauntay 1 year ago

Growing up, spaghetti with meat sauce at Fanny's in Evanston was my absolute favorite dish. Fanny's recipe isn't lost, but is a secret held closely by her son, who still sells jars of the sauce. ...

Crack Pie recipe is a LIE

by helena143 7 years ago

Now I know that many cookbook authors/chefs "fudge" (read: LIE about) their recipes a little so they don't give away their most prized secrets, but this is ridiculous. I have tried to make the Crac...

Anyone remember Johnson's Tamale Grotto in SF?

by cmvan 11 years ago

We used to go to the one on Vicente at 24th. Specifically, I'm talkin' about their Turkey Tamales with the special Tamale Gravy. We've been trying to track down the recipe for that gravy, but the...

Looking for a particular recipe

by Traveler1946 6 months ago

There is a restaurant in Alameda, Ca on Lincoln Ave called "Acapulco", that has wonderful beef nachos. It has been 25 years since I've been in The Bay Area and I'd like to get that recipe. Does any...