San Jose

Find the best food in San Jose: Ask Chowhounds about everything from hidden banh mi spots to the ideal restaurant itinerary for a quick visit.

Little Free Pantry in San Jose

by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . Started by three women who live in the community, every day neighbors make sure a small wooden cabinet is sto...


ImportantElements commented 21 days ago

Black tea served at Boiling Point

by learntocookchinese 1 month ago

The black tea at Boiling Point (San Jose) is delicious. This is the standard black tea you get at lunchtime. Does any...


Ttrockwood commented 1 month ago

Hmart in San Jose ...anyone been yet?

by ML8000 1 year ago

Just heard about this, Hmart opened in San Jose on DeAnza. Suppose to be an upscale 99 Ranch of sorts. Anyone been ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Chowdown: Phở Hà Nội in San Jose

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

On Wednesday we'd planned a happy hour chowdown at Pho Ha Noi in Vietnam Town on Story Road, https://www.chowhound.co...

Ruth Lafler

Ruth Lafler commented 4 months ago

Pho Ha Noi | Vietnam Town - San Jose

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Phở Hà Nội on Capitol Expressway, a specialist in Northern style, was one of the most popular pho places. https://w...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

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F&W Voices from the Kitchen Oct. 20 San Jose Museum of Art

by digimaja 6 months ago

If you love storytelling, want to try some delicious food and wine, and also support a great cause, don't miss this e...

Fresh Raw chicken wings

by Redstagredd 7 months ago

My husband wants to make homemade buffalo wings and we're looking for a good place to buy fresh raw wings in or aroun...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 7 months ago

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Let’s go look at Whole Foods’ new discounts

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . The special Amazon discounts, which started across the chain for the first time today, were the ones marked w...

Eating the Ban

by slyc 1 year ago

I've come across a couple lists of places to "eat the ban", i.e., restaurants serving cuisine from the seven Muslim b...


j mather commented 8 months ago

Thien Huong Sandwiches & Bakery, San Jose

by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Recently I noticed the “grand opening” banner flying on the former location of L’Amour des Baguettes. This week I ha...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

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Best scones in South Bay

by frostingfriends 10 months ago

I made homemade blackberry jam and I'm looking for the best scones between San Jose and Palo Alto. Any recommendatio...

They say it's "Beef"?

by shejwang 10 months ago

I need some help here. A Szechuan restaurant here in San Jose has a dish with a delicious flavor called "Beef Stew"....

Karl S

Karl S commented 10 months ago

Hing Lung in San Jose?

by Mul 1 year ago

Looks like from Yelp review, there has been a reincarnation of Hing Lung from SF in San Jose. One of the picture on ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 11 months ago

san jose recommendations

by dacfood 4 years ago

Hi. I'll be in San Jose (Convention Center area). I'd appreciate any recommendations in that immediate area (within a...


karen a bolla commented 11 months ago

Sargoni's Restaurant: Assyrian & Mediterranean in San Jose?

by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Ran across a mention of this place on C'est Si Bon Bakery's FB page. Sargoni's describes itself as Assyrian and Medit...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Takeout Burmese food (specifically tea salad) in San Jose?

by walkie74 1 year ago

Hey folks, I'm trying to find the above. I'm sure regular restaurants will allow to go orders,but if anyone knows of ...


madoka commented 1 year ago

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McDonald's test marketing snow crab sando

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The Merc reviews the $8.99 snow crab sandwich that McD's is currently testing at four South Bay locations in San Jose...

Banh Mi Thit Nuong at Thanh Huong Sandwich (Senter Road, San Jose)

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Thanh Huong Sandwich on Senter Road in San Jose has been recommended for its banh mi for ages on this board as a ...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Is there any Aburi Oshi sushi in SF Bay Area?

by MilkEater 1 year ago

I first sampled a variety of aburi oshi sushi (they are not nigiri but they aren't rolls either, call them bricks?) i...


MilkEater commented 1 year ago