San Francisco Bay Area

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This Russian Honey Cake Is Layer Upon Layer of Pure Deliciousness

In honor of National Honey Bee Day on August 15, we've already taken a dive into the difference between regular, raw, and Manuka honey, and showcased some of the best honey recipes—but this Russian...

Anyone found USDA Prime Hanger Steaks?

by beeflover1 2 days ago

Has anyone actually bought USDA Prime Hanger steaks? I've reached out to a couple of butchers and most only carried USDA Choice plus. Then I ran into a butchershop that carried the supposely "USDA ...

Rye Flour

by SwedishSweet 4 months ago

Does anyone know where you can find rye flour in San Francisco ????? Preferably medium rye.

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Vege Nian Gao at Sogo Tofu in San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 years ago

If you’ve been reading along the posts for Bund Shanghai and China Village, you’ve picked up on the tradition of chowing on nian gao (e.g., Shanghainese new year’s rice cakes) in celebrating the lu...

5/23 Bento for Justice, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago


San Jose Flea Market

by Ken Hoffman 17 years ago

The Berryessa Flea Market is a world onto itself..a self contained village of commerce with named streets and addresses to tame its out of control vastness. Produce Row seems to go on forever and m...

b. patisserie & b. on the go | san francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"B patisserie is temporarily closed. We are open at B on the go — FRI, SAT, and SUN from 8am to 4pm. Visit B on the Go website to place order and pick-up." Online ordering: https://orders.cake.n...

May 14 - May 22 Peninsula Restaurant Week

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days 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...

Chez Xue | Hunan in Foster City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

The owners of Millbrae's very popular Wonderful Restaurant have opened Chez Xue in Foster City. It has a similar Hunan and Sichuan-centered menu. The owners describe the new restaurant as more refi...

Historic Berkeley Chinese restaurant query

by eatzalot 10 years ago

Topic is Berkeley Chinese restaurants that opened before 1970. Some, I think, still operate. This discussion began in the long "Sichuan trend?" thread in General Chowhound Topics, here's a specif...

Cafe Citti (Kenwood) - Review

by Eat_Nopal 13 years ago

Not a lot posted about this little gem... I learned about it from a neighbor... its an unassuming Brooklyn style Italian Deli (as far as I understand... the Italian Deli concept was really born h...

Moonlight Deli (San Rafael)

by Malcolm Ruthven 9 months ago

Moonlight Deli is in a small strip mall in the western end of San Rafael. It's a small shop with an eclectic menu of sandwiches, falafel, dolmas, etc. I've always found the food to be quite good an...

One Night in Oakland

by Mark2212 21 days ago

Staying in Oakland, downtown, on a Friday night later in May. Preference for good food in a casual setting which is comfortable for a single. Can do without a cocktail at dinner but, in that event...

Seattle’s Dough Zone Dumpling House in San Mateo & Cupertino

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

Dough Zone Dumpling House based in Seattle is expanding to the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Mateo location soft-opened today, May 1, and the Cupertino branch is expected to launch a couple month...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Reem’s California Mission: Atayef and Maarouk for Ramadan

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

Though not a member of the faith, I’ve come to look forward to the month of Ramadan for the special Syrian pastry: atayef. Learning about these long ago from “dml”, https://www.chowhound.com/post...

Chef Nora Haron returns to the kitchen

by tre2012 9 days ago

Opening sometime in June 2021, Oakland chef and Singapore native Nora Haron will helm a fine dining/casual café combo called Table at 7, in the old Prima space/Walnut Creek. Haron was the chef at t...

Butcher Crown Roadhouse (Petaluma)

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 17 days ago

Stopped by Butcher Crown Roadhouse in Petaluma yesterday for lunch. I knew I was in for a treat when I saw the all BBQ smokers lined up in the patio. Mrs. Luv and I shared a platter of brisket, ...

Call to Action from San Francisco's The Wok Shop

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

The venerable Wok Shop in San Francisco Chinatown has been in business for 54 years. It was vandalized this week for the first time. The owner, Tane Chan, has started a GoFundMe not for herself, bu...

Alameda County supervisors vote to allow sale of home-cooked food under state law

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 11 days ago

“Alameda County supervisors on Tuesday took the first step toward allowing home cooks and chefs to prepare, cook and serve meals from their homes. More than 50 advocates showed up to a home kitc...