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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.

This Hidden San Jose Ice Cream Factory Is a Treat, Literally

For those who live in San Jose, you may have tasted the unassuming Treat ice cream without knowing much about its mission and origin. A scoop of the delicious indulgence is a no-frills dessert experience...
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Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker Join Forces on Bill to Ban Most Factory Farming by 2040

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

" . . . The Farm System Reform Act would prohibit new large factory farms from going into business and force others to cease expansions before halting operations entirely within two decades. Warren...

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Sad news: Lou's Living Donut Museum (San Jose) to close

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by Carb Lover 14 years ago

On the front page of the Mercury News this morning (see link). Lou's has been in business since 1955 and is closing at the end of this month due to family illness. A loyal customer may continue to ...

Weee! for online ordering & delivery of Asian groceries?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

Has anyone tried Weee! for Asian grocery delivery? Headquartered in Fremont, it shows the SF Bay Area, Sacramento, Seattle and now in Los Angeles as its service areas. https://www.facebook.c...

CSAs serving Santa Clara County that are accepting sign-ups

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The Santa Clara County Food System Alliance put together this list of Community Supported Agriculture programs that serve Santa Clara County/Silicon Valley. I don't have any personal experience wit...

Good Eats Grocery Services (South Bay, coming soon to East Bay & Peninsula)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

So this one's a cold call, I can't find much of anything about this new company other than its own webpage and FB page. Still, the range of fresh and packaged Asian food stuffs, customer service in...

Mount Hamilton Grand View Restaurant produce boxes & meal kit delivery, San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Mount Hamilton Grand View Restaurant is offering fresh vegetable and herb boxes from its own garden. The vegetable boxes, as well as butcher boxes for grilling, pasta meal kits or just the Grand Vi...

Butcher/Meat Market in San Jose CA/Western US Mail order?

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by was_bk 2 months ago

I'd like to send a gift of "quality" steaks to a friend in San Jose, CA. By "quality", I mean the flavor exceeds or at least matches the price point. Taste is paramount, grade, grass-fed, corn...

They say it's "Beef"?

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by shejwang 3 years ago

I need some help here. A Szechuan restaurant here in San Jose has a dish with a delicious flavor called "Beef Stew". I don't know enough about meat cuts to know WHAT it is, but I've never had be...

Where to buy rare cut of steaks?

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by beeflover1 4 months ago

I'm looking for specific cuts of beef that are considered rare or uncommonly sold and purchase in grocery stores. The specific cuts I'm looking for are flat iron steak, ribeye cap (Not from Costco ...

Famous Dumpling House | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last week I stopped at Famous Dumpling House for a solo lunch when passing through San Jose. Noodles are handmade in-house and dumplings are wrapped fresh to-order. Customers mark off selections on...

Tiet Canh Vit at Binh Minh in Downtown San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

About a year ago I received an inquiry asking where to purchase fresh duck blood for holiday cooking. My standard answer has been to refer folks to the two duck farms in Petaluma --- Sonoma County ...

Local SF Bay Area Supper Club?

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by harrydehal 6 months ago

Hey fellow 'hounders! I've searched the discussions and have found very few threads, mostly several years or decades old -- but have there been any attempts or interest in starting a supper or dini...

Where to find cow brains and other organs in Bay area/Silicon Valley?

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by beeflover1 8 months ago

I am mainly looking for cow brains to cook for recipes but other organs are harder to find. If you know an asian supermarket that sells cheap cow and chicken organs, please do tell. I'm also lookin...

"Topics related to . . . "

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

A couple of posts down from the top of the California location page is the insert "Topics Related to California". It directs to SACRAMENTO, SAN JOSE and SAN DIEGO. I think this is misleading si...

Assyrian Food Festival, San Jose, CA

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by assyrianfestival 10 months ago

Come and join us for a celebration of Food, Culture, and Music on August 17th & 18th. See the web site below for more details.

Love My Buns | West San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

In April William and I hopped off Hwy 85 in Cupertino/San Jose for a dinner break. When our server asked if we had been here before, I told him that I'd eaten at three different restaurants that pr...

Pho Bel Air | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Two months ago I pulled off the 101 to stop at Pho Bel Air after 11pm to pick up a take-out order of pho ga (chicken rice noodle soup) on my way south. Packed carefully with noodles, herb garnishes...

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

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by katya 1 year 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 ...

San Jose drop off catering advice?

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by scorebecca 1 year ago

Hi! I'm on the east coast and have been asked to cater a book event in San Jose. My budget is small, so I thought perhaps having somewhere drop off a few trays (cheese and the like) might be good. ...