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Pho Ha Noi | Vietnam Town - San Jose

by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

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

Eating the Ban

by slyc 1 month ago

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


tre2012 commented 28 days ago

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

by Melanie Wong 3 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...

Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

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

by walkie74 1 month 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 month ago

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McDonald's test marketing snow crab sando

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

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

Hing Lung in San Jose?

by Mul 2 months ago

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


Mul commented 2 months ago

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

by Melanie Wong 5 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 ...

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Is there any Aburi Oshi sushi in SF Bay Area?

by MilkEater 3 months 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 3 months ago

Jewish Delicatessen San Jose Area

by Kay Frutchey 12 years ago

PLEASE help I need a good fix of pastrami, Ruebens, matzo ball soup, whitefish platters. Where is one within a 15 mi...


j w saxton commented 3 months ago

Chef Z's | Chongqing & Kunming in West San Jose

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Chef Z's opened this spring, taking over the food court venue from Sichuan Chili (

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Viet Restaurants Named After Their Specialty

by buhnard 4 months ago

Visiting from Chicago and was looking for a way to narrow down the Vietnamese places to visit in San Jose. Decided on...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

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My Khe Quan Hue | Little Saigon - San Jose

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

After nearly ten years, I was back at My Khe Que in San Jose's Little Saigon for lunch this week. http://www.chowho...

San Jose - L & F Fish Market – Amazing Salted Fish

by Krys 12 years ago

This little fish market usually has about a dozen of varieties of salted fish that they make themselves. From huge sl...


azie commented 4 months ago

Snow Ice at QQQ Tea in San Jose

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

While our lunch at Szechwan Chilli was not fiery enough to burn a hole in my tummy, something cold to follow up still...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Wenzhou Noodles | San Jose

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Intrigued by the Merc's account of a new Chinese noodle house in a renovated historic building, William and I met for...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

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Las Delicias del Mero, Mero! Mexican Grill | San Jose

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Las Delicias del Mero, Mero! Mexican Grill opened a year ago in south San Jose. The owner/chef, Hector Plascenia, pre...

Guasanas @ Jaden's | Salinas - San Jose - Milpitas

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Fun to find freshly roasted guasanas at the Saturday farmers market in Oldtown Salinas. Jaden's Kettle Corn of Milpit...

Ttrockwood commented 8 months ago

[Chowdown Report] Tortas GDL

by marssy 8 months ago

This past Sunday a few fellow Chowhounds gathered to try Tortas GDL — first spotted by Melanie Wong http://www.chowh...

grayelf commented 8 months ago