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French Laundry writeup (long!)

by Jesse Sheidlower 19 years ago

As promised, my writeup of the French Laundry. Someone else mentioned Masa's, where I had wanted to go but couldn't...


j gold commented 18 years ago

Good and Nice Late Night in SF

by Michael S 18 years ago

I am going to be in SF on a Thursday night and we don't land until 9. Any recommendations for a nice good any price p...


Stan Brody commented 18 years ago

moving to Berkeley

by Rachelhope 19 years ago

I've been dreading this moment, but it's time to post the question: where are good eats in Berkeley/Oakland? You see...


Michael Yu commented 18 years ago

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Cafe de la Paz, Berkeley

by george osner 18 years ago

We had a lovely lunch in Berkeley today at the Cafe de la Paz, on Shattuck a block or two south of Cedar. I was qui...

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by The Lead Dogs 18 years ago

Welcome to Chowhound Starship Mellencamp. Bob(TM) has added features that will make these boards much more convenie...

san francisco's best offbeat

by keith koenigsberg 18 years ago

I'm going to SF for a wedding this weekend. I have dutifully used the chowhound search and read everything that cam...


Jim Leff commented 18 years ago

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Turnip Cakes in San Francisco

by Jim Leff 18 years ago

Suze was asking about where to find pan fried turnip cakes in SF (I had been lamenting that you can't find great on...


by Paul Desorcy 18 years ago

We will be visiting SF in early September. Is there any place to get Abalone? We had it several years ago on an e...


Alex Ray commented 18 years ago

San Francisco

by Renee 18 years ago

We will be in San Francisco for 4 days and our location is the Fairmont Hotel for a Pediatric meeting. I would app...


Joe Miller commented 18 years ago

After Alice Waters in Berkeley

by herta 18 years ago

I want to know about new cool delicious not pretentious places to go in Berkeley/Bay area/oakland chinatown--lived ...


Tom Armitage commented 18 years ago

I Left My Heart in Ton Kiang....

by Lisa Antinore 18 years ago

Two words for you all: Ton Kiang. Simple, Honest, Easy. 582 Geary Blvd., San Fran. Paul, my long-suffering-pref...


Tom Hilton commented 18 years ago

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Finding a place for lunch in Alameda, CA

by george osner 18 years ago

Life takes us frequently to the west edge of Oakland, to Balloon Excelsior to get supplies or repairs for our hot a...

Best of San Francisco

by nelle 19 years ago

I moved back to New York from San Francisco three years ago and the one thing I sorely miss are the excellent food re...


emily miller commented 19 years ago

Lunch at Rose Pistola in SF

by Jim Zurer 19 years ago

I made a quick trip to SF for the weekend and can report on a very satisfying lunch that my two sons and I had at R...


stephen kaye commented 19 years ago

advice, please, on San Fran & nearby restaurants

by martin merowitz 19 years ago

Opinions on: ave 9, canasta, casa aguilar, chow, eliza, emerald garden, eos, khan toke, manora, massimo, meditereen...


m commented 19 years ago

West Coast Drivin

by Sandy Paik 19 years ago

First -- I'm still in Palo Alto/Silicon Valley and am always keeping an eye out for good i'm always looki...


j gold commented 19 years ago

Where is Ken Frank?

by Sarah 19 years ago

Before my husband and I left LA last year for New Orleans we heard that Ken Frank had left Fenix and was planning t...


jg commented 19 years ago

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Bruno's--Pleasanton, CA

by george osner 19 years ago

Pleasanton's downtown is a hidden gem. This is a suburban city just east of Oakland, with 2 Interstates running al...

Cesar -- Berkeley

by rachelhope 19 years ago

Posting from Cesar, a tapas bar co-owned by Alice Waters, right next door to Chez Panisse. Went to Cesar this even...


Frasnk Language commented 19 years ago

Greens in SF

by Jesse Sheidlower 19 years ago

I have some very long writeups of French Laundry and Chez Panisse coming, but in the meantime I just have to slip i...


michelle commented 19 years ago

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