San Francisco Bay Area

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Pinot, Ribs, and the Country’s Freshest Produce: Your Perfect Weekend in Sonoma County

“What grows together, goes together,” quotes Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers. The saying—widespread among the region's farmers—applies to the abundance of local produce that can...

Summer Pig Roast at Pizzeria Delfina

by sweetnsavory 7 days ago

Curious about this summer event that is held monthly with AYCE pig roast. Would appreciate any info from those who have attended.

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Three Stars Atelier Crenn Benu The French Laundry Manresa Quince The Restaurant at Meadowood SingleThread Two Stars Acquerello Baumé Californios Campton Place Coi Commis Lazy ...

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Eatsa in SF FiDi - no cashiers, quinoa bowls Weekdays only 11am-5pm - any reports?

by hhc 4 years ago

Saw it on the news the other day, what do hounds think of Eatsa, the new FiDi quinoa bowls that you don't have to deal with cashiers and don't see workers? Eatsa 121 Spear St, SF Weekdays only...

Best Bread Course - Restaurant San Francisco

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 11 days ago

Hi Hounds, I'm looking to identify the best bread and butter course in the city of San Francisco. I realize that the convention of the bread and butter start of a meal is going by the wayside, and...

Where can I buy dry ice?

by RobynB 6 years ago

I will be driving to SF later this week and really want to bring home a cooler of my favorite gelato packed in dry ice. Does anyone know where I can reliably get dry ice? I'll be driving up from ...

Oopsie, this popular ‘compostable’ bowl actually lasts forever

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

" . . . So what’s wrong with molded fiber bowls specifically? The big issue is that they, like many consumer products, contain PFAS, or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances. Those are a broad class...

Boutique Crenn pastry pop-up, 9/13 & 14, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

"Cancel the flight to Paris. Hayes Valley is where it’s at. Boutique Crenn will be hosting its very first pastry pop up, featuring a selection from @dominiquecrenn’s latest patisserie/boulangerie, ...

San Francisco Restaurant Advice

by josephml1 22 days ago

Hello everyone... I am looking for an advice about where to eat in San Francisco I am going to stay in the Fisherman's wharf area. My personal preferences: One good Chinese... A good bu...

Chiles en Nogada in SF

by siridayton 6 days ago

It's that delicious time of year. Anyone know where I can get Chiles en Nogada in SF?

Lazy Bear 2 tix for 9/12 Thursday 6pm

by celestebat 7 days ago

Hi All, I have 2 tickets for the sold out 6pm seating at Lazy Bear this Thursday. Anyone interested? Will sell at cost.

Joe's Filet of Sole

by Arlo48 8 days ago

I've been ordering the filet of sole at Joe's in Westlake and North Beach for years. It has a very light breading of some sort and is slightly egg-y. Does anyone who has had it have any idea how to...

Bay Area Few Indonesian Restaurants

by Mul 24 days ago

Bay Area only has a few Indonesian restaurants, and it'll come down to only one left very soon. Berkeley's Jayakarta restaurant is closing this weekend, citing high cost of operation. Borobudur i...

Green Chile Kitchen...good New Mexican cuisine. [San Francisco]

by chilihead2006 9 years ago

Yesterday my wife and I had lunch at the Green Chile Kitchen at McAllister and Baker. (We lived in Santa Fe for 5 years and have been back every year since 1996....we love our chile!!) We started ...

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

Does anyone know where I can find Reed Avocados in San Francisco (store, farmer's market, underground connections, anything)? They're plentiful at Farmer's Markets in Southern Cal, but I never see...

Opah in San Francisco?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 11 days ago

I'm obsessed with Opah, which I now must rank as one of my favorite fishes after a recent trip to Hawaii - is there anywhere in San Francisco that carries it?

Reservations for The French Laundry Spring 2019

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 6 months ago

Hi all, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We have locked the previous French Laundry reservati...

Crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

by Mission 12 days ago

Hi, I will be in Frisco and going to Napa Valley. any good crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

Help with China Village Albany Braised Pork Shoulder Dish recipe

by Armoise 10 days ago

Trying to find a recipe online for making it at home. If I copy the Chinese characters I can access Chinese recipes and translate them, but they aren't very clear. this is the Chinese name: 紅棗煨肘子. ...

Oh no! Is Dol Ho now a No Go?

by LaserGecko 7 years ago

Hi, A friend just returned from a trip to San Fran. He asked about "that great dim sum place you're always raving about" based on our trip there years ago, so I gave him all the info about don't...

Way Station (Fairfax)

by Malcolm Ruthven 4 months ago

Way Station in Fairfax recently started serving lunch, and I stopped in today for my first visit. I had their Pulled Pork sandwich ($12) and I thought it was as good as pulled pork sandwiches get. ...