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...

Reservations for The French Laundry Spring 2019

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 months 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...

Sicilian Pizza anywhere?

by lrealml 4 years ago

Reading the recent pizza thread got me thinking about styles of pizza.... I love Sicilian style pizza, but I have never seen it out here. The last time someone asked if you could find Sicilian ...

Way Station (Fairfax)

by Malcolm Ruthven 1 day ago

Way Station in Fairfax recently started serving lunch, and I stopped in today for my first visit. I had their Pulled Pork sandwich ($12) and I thought it was as good as pulled pork sandwiches get. ...


Mission Pie vs. the Gig Economy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

" . . . In April, the news broke that DoorDash — one of the many food delivery services of the sort Heisler will not do business with — was applying tips given to its delivery workers to their base...

Sweet T's in Santa Rosa?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 6 years ago

Has anyone tried Sweet T's in Santa Rosa? I might be headed there next weekend, and was looking for some Chowhound reviews and came up short. Hoping for some good fried chicken...

Mahmoud "Mo" Khossoussi of Maykadeh and Mo's Grill to Open Dip in North Beach

by michellemarieb 3 years ago

Disclosure: I am a close friend of the business owner. Zagat and Michelin reviewed and recommended restaurant owner Mahmoud Khossoussi - Mo, owner of North Beach’s beloved Maykadeh and Mo’s Gril...

Tortillas for thin tortilla chips?

by nja 15 years ago

Windy's post in the taqueria thread got me thinking... I occasionally make homemade tortilla chips, using the typical machine made corn tortillas you find everywhere. They taste great, better th...

Sorella Caffe in Fairfax

by chilihead2006 12 years ago

Yes, it's "caffe" spelled with 2 f's...but A+ in the food department. My wife and I went to the Sorella Caffe in Fairfax on Wednesday night. A cheerful and cozy place with friendly and skilled w...

Hawaiian May Day Festival, May 11 & 12, Pleasanton

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

May 11 & 12, 2019 10am to 6pm Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton https://www.kumuhulaassociation.com/mayday

Passionfruit puree - where can I buy it??

by Gmulot 11 years ago

Does anyone know where to get Maracuya or passionfruit puree in San Francisco? Is it typically frozen or canned or packaged? I have no idea what to look for... Thanks for any help!

New York Style thick egg roll anyone?

jason carey
by jason carey 11 years ago

Is there anywhere to find the thick skinned , 2 inch wide eggroll found in East Coast chinese places. so far All I have had out here are the skinny thin skinned ones? I like the really junky ones ...

The Saratoga | Tenderloin - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Restaurant or bar? That seems to be the question posed about this newish eatery and popular watering hole from the Bacchus Management Group. I'd have to say that The Saratoga fills each slot capabl...

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...

Jenner, California Area

by hudsonvlley 13 days ago

Hi, We plan to be in Jenner, California in July for four days. We love food including Thai, Ethopian, Indian--- and poking around, it looks like I will not find those in that area. So, please m...

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake in SF

by mtnjon 7 months ago

Looking for authentic italian ricotta cheesecaka (ricotte pie) in San Francisco. Suggestions?

Spring Mountain Winery selection - Help please!

by jsrpanda 1 year ago

Hello! I have read about a zillion blogs, forums, reviews, etc and need help narrowing down my list of wineries to visit on Spring mountain. I like big cabs/red blends. Trying to decide between:...

Does ANYONE remember Horky's Mexican? -- ISO THAT kind of cheese enchilada

by Jeni Bean 13 years ago

When I was a kid (and I do mean a kid) my folks used to take me to Horky's very, very often. Although my tastes have grown up and Horky's has gone the taste of their cheese enchiladas still haunt ...

Vegetarian High Dining Restaurant

by Mastove 25 days 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...

SF on a Mon and a Wed

by Mark2212 1 month 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...