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The Salzburg | North Beach - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

The Salzburg opened in October, taking over the venue that had been Cinecitta in North Beach. In the neighborhood on ...

Melanie Wong commented 2 hours ago

Reservations for French Laundry

by The Chowhound Team 11 months ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this pos...


akorel commented 3 hours ago

No.1 SF BBQ Clement Street. What's the deal?

by kairo 22 hours ago

I noticed there is a new restaurant occupying the former House of Banquet restaurant on Clement street. It appears...

Melanie Wong commented 19 hours ago

Protégé Opening in Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

A shy chowhound in Palo Alto reports that Protégé is ready to open. Friends and family event tonight, then the plan i...

Melanie Wong commented 19 hours ago

What ever happened to Blum's?

by foodseek 11 years ago

Athough at a risk of dating myself, I must confess to remembering with fondness a San Francisco institution located a...


Tinn commented 1 day ago

Family food spots

by jenlamb45 3 days ago

Visiting San Francisco staying in Noe Valley - near Castro. Would you recommend places for breakfast & dinner for fam...

Melanie Wong commented 2 days ago

Healdsburg Rehearsal Dinner?

by MSK 1 month ago

Looking for recommendations for locations to host the Rehearsal dinner for our sons wedding in Sept. I would be great...

Melanie Wong commented 2 days ago

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

by cyssf 7 years ago

Tom fell in love with kouign amann while on our home exchange in Brittany, I have been searching for a bakery in San ...


Malcolm Ruthven commented 2 days ago

Festa di San Giusepp'

by little big al 3 days ago

I completely forgot last year. Where is everyone getting their sfingi/zeppolle? Can anyone tell me the difference, I'...

Multifoiled commented 2 days ago

Does Anyone Remember Olive's Pizza?

by ceresmary 11 years ago

I would DIE to get back to Olive's again. I now live in Ohio and I miss that cornbread crust that they made for thei...


KTNala commented 3 days ago

Top 5 Dishes at Koi Palace?

by albatruffles 7 years ago

My girlfriend and I were visiting from Los Angeles and was hoping that Chowhounders could help with the must orders a...


hal9000 commented 3 days ago

Clement Street Chow Update (Richmond District, SF): D&A Cafe

by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

Clement Street has been my chow backyard in recent weeks. Thought I should start churning out the posts before the s...

Melanie Wong commented 4 days ago

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Chef Vahit Besir to Open Mangal Mediterranean in San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

My favorite Turkish chef, Vahit Besir, is back! He's returning to San Francisco to open his own place, Mangal Mediter...

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Roof Top Social & Indigenous Food, Berkeley, Mar 17

by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Collaborating Chefs: -Crystal Wahpepah (Kickapoo) of Wahpepah's Kitchen -Vincent Medina (Chochenyo Ohlone) of Conte...

Guerra Quality Meats in San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Last week I had my first visit to Guerra Meats out on Taraval. My mission was to pick up corned beef for St. Patrick'...

Melanie Wong commented 7 days ago

My Thai (Novato)

by Malcolm Ruthven 8 days ago

I had lunch today at My Thai in Novato and found it excellent. I had the Hot and Pepper Lamb ($13), described as slic...


Malcolm Ruthven commented 7 days ago

Range Hood Installation in SF Bay Area

by pdemasco 13 days ago

We're looking to replace the range hood in our condo and are trying to find an installer who can also run new ducting...


GH1618 commented 8 days ago

Business Dinner Rec in/near Vallejo?

by kaleokahu 24 days ago

Hi! I'd like a recommendation for a place for a business dinner for a party of 4-6 in or near Vallejo. Cuisine/form...

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago