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Reservations for French Laundry

by The Chowhound Team 5 months ago

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


ekronber commented 2 hours ago

Grocery Outlet, September 2017

by Melanie Wong 3 hours ago

Santa Rosa GO: Ceccato Italian chopped tomatoes, 2/$1, 400 gm - I've had a chance to cook with these and like the ...

Hog Island in Napa - Happy Hour?

by janeyoc 8 years ago

I know that HI has a great happy hour at the location at the Ferry Building but does the Oxbow Market also have a hap...

Melanie Wong commented 4 hours ago

Ippudo, Berkeley report w/ PICS

by hhc 2 months ago

I stood in line for 1.5hrs on the 2nd day Sat 7/29/17. It's off Shattuck Ave but the one behind 85C Bakery, next to...

Melanie Wong commented 4 hours ago

Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company | St. Helena

by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

One of the summer special coffee drinks here is "Coffee Cola". Essentially, this is an iced Americano with sparkling ...

Ttrockwood commented 17 hours ago

Crowdfunding for Jon Rowley

by Melanie Wong 17 hours ago

This week many of the most respected voices in the culinary world have been talking up the GoFundMe campaign for Seat...

Fresh Raw chicken wings

by Redstagredd 5 days ago

My husband wants to make homemade buffalo wings and we're looking for a good place to buy fresh raw wings in or aroun...


cyssf commented 17 hours ago

where to find fresh peppercorns?

by Jonah 11 years ago

While at a restaurant in New York recently, I had a dish that used what appeared to be fresh (not dried) red pepperco...


Howard222 commented 20 hours ago

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Clif Family Bruschetteria truck | St. Helena

by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

Last week I snagged lunch at St. Helena's version of street food, Clif Family Bruschetteria truck.

Best Everyday Burger in SF?

by ksfca 7 days ago

I'm looking for a really good ordinary burger, ideally flame grilled instead of on a griddle. I've tried Super Dup...

ChowFun_derek commented 2 days ago

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SF: Tanya Holland expands to Ferry Bldg

by tre2012 2 days ago

From SF Chron today (summarized): Tanya Holland is expanding her soul food flavors to the Ferry Building, taking o...

Hashiri San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The San Francisco location of Hashiri is in soft opening. Friends' photos are stunning. Who's tried it? Hashiri Sa...


SeaEagle commented 2 days ago

Restaurant recommendations?

by helmswoman 1 month ago

I know Hounds cringe at this question, but I'll try to make it easy. Coming from DC to see a ball game at AT&T park, ...

Ruth Lafler commented 3 days ago

Real ice milk

by Mrs. Smith 14 years ago

Last year at this time I threw out a line about this 1970s product. I'm not sure that I can ever find it again, but ...


foodiesmoothie commented 4 days ago

Best (unusual) lunch option in San Francisco?

by kai.m 26 days ago

Hi, I will be in San Francisco in October, doing some of the top-end places for dinner (Quince, Saison, Coi...). As...


FillmoeSF commented 4 days ago

Juhu Beach Club to open brick 'n mortar in Temescal [Oakland]

by escargot3 5 years ago

Fab news for those of us in the East Bay: Juhu Beach Club has taken over the location that had been SR24 at Telegrap...

Melanie Wong commented 5 days ago

Chile en nogada, la Torta Gorda, 24th St, SF

by moto 2 years ago

the high season is now for both poblano chiles and pomegranates, essential for chile en nogada. when in season it's ...

Melanie Wong commented 5 days ago

Top Round Roast Beef | Mission District - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

Last Saturday I was in the neighborhood and poked my head into the new Top Round Roast Beef. Turned out it was openin...

psb commented 6 days ago

Napa - Boon Fly Café for Breakfast – Hot donuts

by rworange 12 years ago

Made to order hot cake donuts dusted with sugar and cinnamon can be ordered with coffee ($4) or by the dozen ($5). Th...

Melanie Wong commented 6 days ago