San Francisco Bay Area

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What ever happened to Blum's?

by foodseek 10 years ago

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


clawrence commented 7 hours ago

Trader Joe's Umami Paste Discontinued...

by ML8000 1 day ago

Trader Joe's Umami Paste has been discontinued. Any suggestions on an easy replacement (not mail order). Or any guess...

sarafinadh commented 12 hours ago

European-style Hot Chocolate?

by DavidT 20 days ago

Is there any place in SF that serves the rich, thick, almost pudding-like hot chocolate that is common in Europe?


rav7 commented 21 hours ago

Perfect Chicken Waffle? Santa Rosa

by Cynsa 6 days ago

Sonoma Crust bakery has the perfect chicken waffle sandwich by owner/baker Anne Sanusi 1040 N. Dutton Santa Rosa, C...

drewskiSF commented 23 hours ago

Liguria Bakery Tribute

by DavidT 23 hours ago

Nice article about the Liguria Bakery in North Beach.

Hmart in San Jose ...anyone been yet?

by ML8000 10 months ago

Just heard about this, Hmart opened in San Jose on DeAnza. Suppose to be an upscale 99 Ranch of sorts. Anyone been ...

Melanie Wong commented 1 day ago

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Farmer Joe's: What products do you like?

by tre2012 2 days ago

I'm starting this thread as we bought two new (to us) products from Farmer Joe's in the Dimond district/Oakland: 1...

Shandong Deluxe (SF)

by Civil Bear 3 days ago

Visited Shandong Deluxe on Taraval the other night. The awning advertised "hand cranked" noodles, so we were compelle...


kairo commented 2 days ago

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Golden Safari | Nigerian in Hayward

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Last week @hyperbowler joined me to check out Golden Safari in Hayward. It specializes in Nigerian cuisine and opened...

hulled wheat berries??

by savvyitaliana 5 years ago

Anyone know where I might find hulled wheat berries for the traditional Neapolitan easter pie- pastiera? No luck ...

paulj commented 3 days ago

Lunch at New Lun Ting ..... SF Chinatown

by gordon wing 6 years ago

comments on another thread about lunch plates led me to New Lun Ting ..... aka the pork chop place. I never have tri...

ChowFun_derek commented 3 days ago

Cantonese/Hong Kong Cookbooks (Preferably... English)

by night07 2 years ago

Hey everyone, After enjoying one of my favorite cuisine for a good while, I have a bit of a desire to actually go...

asianstamp commented 3 days ago

Favorite Ice Cream 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 11 months ago

Every season is ice cream season in the Bay Area. Here's the place to share the good stuff you encounter this year.

Cynsa commented 3 days ago

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Taste Restaurant | Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Intrigued by this mention of a new Chinese restaurant in downtown Palo Alto

EV Brown Sauce recipe? (Split from SF Board)

by Brad Goeppert 10 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 P...


mmagoo commented 3 days ago

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Mama Mel's Bread | Petaluma

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Two months ago, I checked out the pop-up at a commercial kitchen in Petaluma. The find of the night was Mama Mel's B...

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Anda Lari | Fremont

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

In October I stopped in Fremont at a roadside dhaba, Anda Lari, for a quick bite.

Best Cheese pizzas?

by nuraman00 7 years ago

What are 2-3 restaurants that you think make the best cheese pizza? I'm not a vegetarian, but I've always been curio...


nuraman00 commented 3 days ago