San Francisco Bay Area

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What Makes a Breakfast Burrito a Breakfast Burrito?

When you imagine “breakfast burrito,” you might imagine something different than the person next to you imagines. Your perspective depends a lot on where you grew up, what you think is spicy, and especially...

First time at Ike's Sandwiches

by Malcolm Ruthven 14 hours ago

I was in the city today near Civic Center and, since I had never been to an Ike's sandwich shop, went to the one at 901 Polk. I had the Joe Montana sandwich ($13) - halal chicken, bacon, Asian sesa...

Alley House, SF

by silent129 11 days ago

I haven't posted much on Chowhound, but I thought that people who appreciate this gem of a restaurant that I recently found. Alley House is a casual Chinese restaurant at the corner of Geary Ave...

Tamales @ California Street Market | Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

This year's Christmas eve tamales came from Mountain View's California Street Market, recommended here, http://www.chowhound.com/post/penninsula-south-bay-latin-markets-36711?commentId=170062 htt...

Bon, Nene | Mission District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A friend just recommended Bon, Nene to me. Opened a month now. These seafood potstickers look pretty perfect. https://www.facebook.com/1723377977917723/photos/a.1757342951187892.1073741828.172337...


Vegetarian High Dining Restaurant

by Mastove 1 day ago

My mother's birthday is coming up and she's a vegetarian. Due to her diet she sort of eats the same thing all the time (some variation of salad). How she lives with this diet I don't know. It would...

To block California soda taxes, companies paid for ‘Black Panther’ tickets, fancy dinners

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

" . . . Monning said the soft drink industry is a formidable adversary. Many colleagues tell him they can’t vote for legislation that would reduce sales because they have a distributor in their dis...

Two Lazy Bear reservation May 1st 6:00pm

by NickYang 1 day ago

2 Seats for Wednesday, May 1st @ 6:0pm seating of Lazy Bear SF. Let me know if interested! The tickets will be transferred securely through Tocktix.com, the same site in which the original ticke...

Reservations for The French Laundry Spring 2019

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 28 days 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...


San Francisco options

by Chadsie 5 days ago

So finally have french laundry confirmed. So have a short list of: - Californios http://www.californiossf.com/ - Mourad http://mouradsf.com/ - Al's Place https://www.alsplacesf.com/ - Lazy Bea...


Looking for a specific mexican restaurant

by Glendalough 7 days ago

I'm looking for a mexican restaurant in Berkeley. It had the best food, cheap, haven't been there in over 20 years, have no idea if it's still there. It was/is in a yellow building, in the wareho...

wild mountain brand honey

by jasmurph 13 years ago

I'm a bereft ex-bay area person; i became addicted to wild mountain brand honey, which as far as I can tell is from Oakland and isn't available outside the Bay Area. Does anyone have an email addr...

Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

" . . . I am not without sympathy for Ms. Haspel. She’s just a normal mompreneur who is trying to balance parenting and work while avoiding gluten, dairy, sugar, GMO oils, brown sauces, and anyone ...

Lazy Bear: 5/2 Tickets

by kelkus 9 days ago

5 Seats for Thursday, May 2nd @ 6:00pm seating of Lazy Bear SF with 3 Beverage Pairings. Let me know if interested! The tickets may be transferred securely through Tocktix.com, the same site in ...

Caviar Service in SF

by mia4 14 days ago

I miss the days of the caviar cart at the Compass Rose! Any ideas for a bar or lounge in San Francisco for caviar and champagne? I’m looking for a Sunday evening in May. Jardinere will be closed do...

Lazy Bear 5/3 2 X tickets available

by deborahmayfield 10 days ago

Hi there I purchased tickets to Lazy Bear at the wrong sitting by accident. I have rebooked for the 6pm sitting (the one I want) but now have 2 tickets to the 8.30pm sitting (+ beverage pairings) g...

SF on a Mon and a Wed

by Mark2212 18 days ago

I will be in San Francisco Monday - Thursday in a couple of weeks. Occupied Tuesday night, staying in the Financial District. Solo Monday and Wednesday. Recs? Must have a cold dry martini. Prefer b...

Prubechu, SF (Mission)

by bigwheel042 5 years ago

Tablehopper/SFGate report a Guamanian-inspired restaurant opening up in the Roxy's Cafe space at 24th and Mission last night. Anyone tried it yet?

Grocery Outlet March 2019

by Sophie 2 months ago

South San Francisco Hickey: Bubbies mochi ice cream got new packaging. 6 pieces for 3.99 more than last time (4.99 for 8 pieces with the old box) Sakura, Chocolate Mint and Espresso. Teas' te...