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ISO pozole verde and happy hours in SF

by grayelf 10 days ago

Hello SFBA Hounds! It's been four years but I'm finally headed back to San Francisco soon. I have a decentish plan fo...


grayelf commented 1 day ago

Fresh Rice Noodle source? (warm sheets, not prepacked)

by carole6860 8 days ago

Does anyone know where there are fresh rice noodles (sheets - warm, not packaged) for purchase in the East Bay? My f...

Dave MP

Dave MP commented 1 day ago

Restaurant Reservations Exchange

by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Due to the increase of threads about exchanging restaurant reservations in the San Francisco Bay Area page, we have c...


mutton biryani commented 2 days ago

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Week of Italian Cuisine in San Francisco | Nov 12-17, 2018

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

"Eat, drink and be Italian." This year's theme is the cuisine of Puglia. The link has the participating restaurants i...

Emil Villa'a barbeque sauce

by Richard C.Spross 12 years ago

Many months ago I posted a short history of Emil Villa's barbeque restaurant company. My complaint was that the orig...


Brad Goeppert commented 3 days ago

Heading to SF Next Week...

by bigplate 14 days ago

...and looking for restaurant suggestions for 4 dinners. We don't need high-dollar, just high quality and interestin...


bigplate commented 4 days ago

Estrada's Spanish Kitchen, Daly City Recipes needed-

by alameda fats 12 years ago

Apparently the Estrada's branches in Fresno and Visalia are kaput, and I have acquaintances there that are now suff...


suzamac commented 4 days ago

San Francisco: Alfred's Steakhouse Sold to Daniel Patterson

by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...For now, Alfred’s remains open until its New Year’s Eve finale. Patterson plans to reopen after a quick renovatio...


ML8000 commented 5 days ago

Markets & Stores Be the first to comment

ISO live spot prawns in SF

by kmngq 5 days ago

I went to seafood center on clement and they didnt have any. if possible, would like them for a saturday dinner i...

Grocery Outlet - October 2018

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

What are your latest Grocery Outlet finds? * * * * * * * * Santa Rosa GO: Coconut Moravian cookies, $1.99 - A...


DavidT commented 8 days ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

L'Etoile lobster bisque the best ever - recipe?

by norcalmom 9 days ago

In the early 80's my older brother treated me to a dinner at L'Etoile in San Francisco on Nob Hill. He told me that t...

Nov visit, planning in advance :)

by LilyChilly 4 months ago

Hello, Visiting in Nov. - first time to the Bay Area. I will be there for about 3 to 4 days, looking for recommen...


walker commented 13 days ago