San Francisco Bay Area

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This Fiery Jerk Chicken Recipe Will Transport You (Safely) to the Caribbean

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

Krispy Krunchy Chicken @ A J's Mini Mart | Geyserville - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

The Krispy Krunchy Chicken franchised outlets in convenience stores and service stations entered San Francisco and the Bay Area a few years ago. Yet, I didn't make the time to try one till shelter-...

SALE: Live jumbo lobsters, $7.95/lb @ New England Lobster, Burlingame

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Tip from a shy chowhound: NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER Jumbo Live Lobsters (6-10 lb each) $7.95/lb. Large Culls (One Claw) 2-6 lbs each $7.50/lb Frozen 4 - 5 oz Lobster Tails $6.95 each or 10 lb cas...

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Bread n' Chu | Richmond District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 hours ago

On Tuesday I tried one of the breakfast offerings at Bread n' Chu. It reopened this month. The Spam and egg sandwich, $8.50, featured Spam katsu with marinated soft-cooked egg and spicy mayo on ...

To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

In this time of Covid-19 and stay at home orders statewide, restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery services. Many have closed. Others have soldiered on converting their operations to offe...

Il Fornaio discount code for to go orders

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

At selected locations in California: "Now through 8/9/20, enjoy $10 off all To Go orders over $40 (Pick-Up or Delivery).⁣ ⁣ Use code 247-821-166 at checkout to receive the $10 credit. For deta...

Dry Creek Peach, Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 years ago

Saturday night my friend Annette capped off her salmon dinner with a blissful bellini sorbetto made with local white peaches. Try as I might, i couldn't get her to divulge the Sebastopol orchard ...

Looking for recipe for Chinese garlic fried chicken

by marksh650 1 year ago

Does anyone have a recipe for Chinese Garlic Fried Chicken. Dave Wong's (Stoickton, CA) has the most best garlic fried chicken that I have ever had. Growing up around Stockton, it was a popular dis...

Wonderful --- a Hunan restaurant in Millbrae

by hyperbowler 6 years ago

Wonderful opened a few months ago and serves Hunan food. Service was helpful and nice. A plexiglass wall separates the kitchen from the seating area, so you can see them prep everything. Nice de...


Grocery Outlet - August 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

What are you discovering at Grocery Outlet stores this month? Passing through Marin County yesterday I noticed the banner on the side of a building in the strip mall in San Rafael across from th...


Fresh Piment d'Espelette grown by Preston Farm & Winery - Healdsburg, Dry Creek Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

This season's most exciting find at the farmers market so far are the fresh red Piment d'Espelette grown by Lou Preston at his biodynamic farm. This is the signature chile pepper of the Basque hear...

Four Star Seafood & Provisions | San Francisco & Bay Area delivery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Four Star Seafood & Provisions was a supplier to the City's top restaurants. With the collapse of the hospitality industry, it has pivoted to cater to consumers. Over the past couple months, the we...


North Beach Neighbors Band Together to Boost Restaurants’ Business With Volunteer Deliveries

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

" . . . So four guys from the neighborhood: Sauter, Dew, Teddy Kramer and Sri Artham got together and formed a group called “North Beach Delivers.” Each Thursday night since the shelter-in-place be...

Reservations for The French Laundry Spring 2019

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year 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...

Won Tons @ New Gold Medal | Chinatown - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

Wanting to grab some quick Chinese take-out for lunch today before leaving Oakland for my next stop, I cruised Chinatown until I spotted a parking space in front of stalwart, New Gold Medal. Though...

Buy One, Get One Free Pizza @ Rigolo Cafe | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

Rigolo Cafe has a limited time offer of buy one, get one free pizza. If you don't need two pizzas, you can donate the second one to a San Francisco family in need via Pizza Angels. https://www.rig...

Oakland’s Town Fridge is creating food access, one refrigerator at a time

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

"Over the past month, a group calling itself 'Town Fridge' has set up four refrigerators in publicly accessible spaces around Oakland. Anyone can open up a fridge anytime and pull out free food and...

fried chicken/sonoma

by pinotho 8 years ago

are there any "fried chicken places" in Sonoma? All I can find is KFC. Would prefer Santa Rosa area, but I am certainly willing to drive for good fried chicken. Thanks in advance.

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Does anyone know where I can find Reed Avocados in San Francisco (store, farmer's market, underground connections, anything)? They're plentiful at Farmer's Markets in Southern Cal, but I never see...

Pizza of the Day @ Nabolom Bakery | Elmwood - Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

Seeing Nabolom Bakery & Pizzeria on the lists of Bay Area black-owned businesses was a reminder that I'd not yet returned under the new owners. https://www.chowhound.com/post/berkeleys-nabalom-bake...