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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.

The Weirdest, Wildest, and Most Delicious Food Festivals to Get Your Grub on in 2020 

From fancy French fare to finger-licking BBQ, there's a perfect food festival for everyone—even Fluff fanatics. That's why we're rounding up the best of the best food festivals to put on your calendar...
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Bahn Mi Zon (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

Bahn Mi Zon until recently was food-truck-only, but they recently opened a shop in San Rafael near the Marin County Civic Center. I've been a few times and like their Banh Mi a lot. The baguettes h...

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To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days 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...

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Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 days ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

2019-2020 Dungeness crab in the Bay Area

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 3 months ago

It's that time again. Anyone seeing crab at R99? Report in! Supposedly Safeway and Lucky are saying by the end of the week. But that's for cooked crab.

Location Tag Requests

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Some popular cities and regions with worthwhile culinary destinations do not have location tags. Let me request that you please add the following: Cupertino, California Millbrae, California ...

See's Candies suspending production

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 hours ago

For only the second time in history, See's Candies has suspended production and shipping temporarily. The other stoppage was for World War II. https://www.sees.com/

Bodega Red Seed Potatoes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

Gardening is not shut down during the time of Covid-19. https://www.fondazioneslowfood.com/en/slow-food-presidia/bodega-red-potato/ "Thanks to the work of Slow Food Sonoma County North, Bode...

SF Restaurant Closings + Gift Cards to Help

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by patsully 12 days ago

In my neighborhood, Garibaldi's announced that they were closing on Sunday and hoping to re-open before the end of the month. I think that may be overly optimistic given the way things are trending...

Grocery Outlet - March 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

What have you discovered at Grocery Outlet this month? For me, I'm appreciating not only the new finds, but realizing that the bargain basement prices at GO have allowed me to build up a pretty ...

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Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide (by Serious Eats)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

" . . . plenty of folks—myself included—have been confused or curious about the safety of allowing restaurants to continue preparing and serving food. Is it actually safe? Should I reheat the food...

Royal Feast | Sichuan and Tanjia Cai in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The latest and, for me, most thrilling installment of “Find the Sichuan Chef” . . . Chef Zhongyi Liu has returned to the Bay Area! He soft-opened Royal Feast in Millbrae at the end of November. ...

Tacolicious serving up batch MARGARITAS to go (Marina, SF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

Tacolicious has come to our rescue in the time of Covid-19, opening up the Marina location RIGHT NOW just in time for lunch cocktails. It's offering family taco kits, $39, to serve six with taco...

Linea Caffe coffee bean discount and virtual tip jar for staff

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

An offer from my favorite coffee roaster in the City, Linea Caffe https://www.chowhound.com/post/linea-caffe-san-francisco-915009 : "Living in the time of COVID -19 Update:/ Dear Linea friends, ...

Babycakes bran muffins

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by cohen3d 11 years ago

I would give anything to find the recipe for the bran muffins from a place called Babycakes that used to be on Baker Street in SF. They were my all time favorite food. I've never found a muffin a...

Bernal Heights sourdough starter giveaway

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

In the time of novel Coronavirus when the shut-in populace is cooking at home and bakers yeast is sold out from every source, neighbors in San Francisco are sharing sourdough starter. This offer w...

Dinner Kits and Prepper Kits by Prairie Restaurant (San Francisco)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

Chef Anthony Strong of Prairie in SF is offering a dinner kit, $54, each week for pick up or delivery. There's also a larger kit, $96, of high quality pantry staples . . . Galician razor clams, any...

Peet's Coffee: Free shipping until April 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

"REE GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS, NO PROMO CODE NEEDED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2020 With the ever-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting the way we work and play, we know that many are sticking clo...

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

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by cmvan 10 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'...

Pietisserie expands delivery area/dinner pies

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by tre2012 9 days ago

Pietisserie: Dinner Pies, Expanded Delivery + Pickup. As we all adjust to the Shelter in Place advisory, Pietisserie will offer pies for delivery in the greater East Bay through the delivery app c...

Babycakes Muffins, San Francisco

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by Foodiemee 10 days ago

I saw an older post about Babycakes’ bran muffins but the link to the Campaniles bran muffin recipe is no longer valid. I would also love the blueberry muffin recipe if anyone has it or something s...