San Francisco Bay Area

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in San Francisco and its suburbs. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

As Kneaded Bakery in San Leandro

by Multifoiled 3 months ago

Has anyone visited this bakery? My husband (originally from San Leandro) and I did this past Saturday. Absolutely wonderful! Amazing breads, friendly/helpful service and a great small business mode...

La Calenda, Yountville Report w/ PICS

by hhc 16 hours ago

We tried La Calenda for lunch on Sunday 3/17/19 and we liked it. It was about 1.5hr drive from Fremont so I was pretty hungry when I got there. They have some parking on the side of the restaurant,...

Reservations for French Laundry

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to this thread curren...


Need to Bring a Festive Food for a St. Patrick's Day Dinner

by katya 6 days ago

This is my first time on Chowhound in 10+ years! I'm going to a friend's house for a St. Patrick's Day dinner. What St. Patrick's-y foodstuff should I bring that I can buy locally? (I'm in Silicon ...


Sushi recommendations in the city

by arturchik 4 days ago

Hello, I was hoping for sushi recommendations in the city (San Francisco). I searched the board and have not seen a recent thread and a lot of other recommendations are about omakase options. I a...

Need your comments on my choices for 10 days in Bay Area

by gdeguise 7 months ago

Hello! I will be traveling in Sf, Napa and st elena at the end of the month for 10 days. Need your input on my sélection! Rich table The progress Torc Ad hoc Acacia house Press Sol Bar ...

Poesia in the Castro

by Multifoiled 2 months ago

It may not be Chow worthy to some but our visit to Poesia the other evening was wonderful. Not one false note from the antipasti through to the dolci. It was our first time at the restaurant; a seg...

Grocery Outlet March 2019

by Sophie 13 days ago

South San Francisco Hickey: Bubbies mochi ice cream got new packaging. 6 pieces for 3.99 more than last time (4.99 for 8 pieces with the old box) Sakura, Chocolate Mint and Espresso. Teas' te...

S'Bay oldtimers: what happended to Jew and Gentile?

by Claudette 7 years ago

I moved away to LA in 1986, and when I moved back a few years later, my favorite sandwich shop on Shoreline in Mt. View was gone! Can anyone tell me what happened to it and that friendly Gentile we...

Gluten free Ramen @ Ramen Bar SF

by craeg 12 days ago

Does anyone know where Ramen Bar SF sources its gluten free ramen noodles? They're amazing, and would like to get some to make ramen at home

Queer Soup Night, Oakland, March 10, 6:30-8:30p

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

"Oakland were coming for you!! This Sunday 3/10 chefs @eatbanhmi @omiomi_kitchen and @chefpmistry will be cooking up soups and raising money at @redbaycoffee baycoffee. Proceeds go to BLOOM a trans...

Blast from the past - Salmagundi's [moved from San Francisco Bay Area board]

by cmvan 9 years ago

I expect a lot of us used to depend on this place for a great lunch - super soups, great salads, breads, desserts. And then they were gone. In checking the internet, the only recipe from them I'...

Recommendations for boneless Hainan Chicken Rice or Khao Man Gai in Bay Area

by gabrielchow 3 months ago

I've been looking for places to eat boneless Hainan Chicken Rice in Bay Area. In LA, most places offer boneless Hainan Chicken Rice. So far I've only see 2 places in the bay area that serves it bon...

Grocery Outlet - February 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

Cloverdale GO: Sir Kensington Classic Mayonnaise, $4.99/12 oz squeeze bottle Teton hardwood smoked sausage, grassfed beef, $2.99/10 oz - They're back. Someone had recco'd these a few months ag...

Golden Gate Fortune Cookie May Close Due To High SF Rent

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

Another piece of my childhood memories is threatened. " . . . Chan doesn’t know how much longer he can keep the doors open. When his mother opened the store in 1962, rent was $900 dollars a mont...

Noosh soft opening

by Ridge 15 days ago

One of our favorite meals last year was at The Istanbul modern pop-up in SF. You can read my review here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/istanbul-modern-1072012 The Chef couple in-charge, Lau...