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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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Anyone know which place has the widest variety of cheeses?

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by imBoo69 11 hours ago

I love cheese. That being said, I try to buy a new kind of cheese every visit at the store. I normally check for new cheeses at Grocery Outlet. If Im not going to Grocery Outlet, I'll check Safeway...

Banh Cuon Tay Ho | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

Two months ago I had a chance to try Banh Cuon Tay Ho's San Jose branch on Senter Road. The long time standard for judging banh cuon, the Vietnamese steamed rice crepe rolls, this was my first time...

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Duc Huong Sandwiches | San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

The "Grand Opening" banner has been flying on Story Road for a couple years already. Two weeks ago I finally made a point to stop in, my first visit to any of the Đức Hương Giò Chả locations. I lov...

Looking for South Bay restaurants to add to my rotation

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by learntocookchinese 4 years ago

I've been going to the same restaurants for 10-15 years. There's so much good Asian food nearby, I need to try new restaurants. I'm open to non-Asian food, but there's not much good non-Asian food ...

Pho Y #1 Noodle House, San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 19 years ago

Intrigued by Thi’s brief mention (linked below), I made a lunch stop here on my way down 101 last week. Highly recommended - the light and intense broth really is all that. Pure and cleansing, n...

Milk Bar | DoorDash Redwood City & San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

New York's famed Milk Bar has been blanketing the San Francisco Bay Area with pop-up events and pick-up/delivery through a partnership with DoorDash to test out potential locations for brick-and-mo...

Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker Join Forces on Bill to Ban Most Factory Farming by 2040

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by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

40th Annual Juneteenth in the Park, June 19, San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"This is the African American Community Service Agency's 40th year producing the Juneteenth in the Park Festival in San Jose. For over 39 years, the Juneteenth Festival in San Jose/Silicon Valley h...

Dining for India, May 25, 2021

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Bay Area Indian restaurants have come together to help raise money to go towards the American India Foundation’s COVID relief efforts in India. On Tuesday, May 25th, 50% of our food sales will be ...

Free boba at Santa Clara County vaccination clinics

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

The County of Santa Clara continues to give away free boba for anyone getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at its drop in clinics. Those 12+ years and older are eligible. Here's the schedule for...

Hue Restaurant (Paloma Plaza, San Jose)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Two months ago my next stop chowhounding my way through this Vietnamese shopping center was to be Bun Mam Ha Tien (link to kairo’s report below), but it turned out to be closed on Tuesdays. Instea...

Vege Nian Gao at Sogo Tofu in San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

If you’ve been reading along the posts for Bund Shanghai and China Village, you’ve picked up on the tradition of chowing on nian gao (e.g., Shanghainese new year’s rice cakes) in celebrating the lu...

San Jose Flea Market

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by Ken Hoffman 18 years ago

The Berryessa Flea Market is a world onto itself..a self contained village of commerce with named streets and addresses to tame its out of control vastness. Produce Row seems to go on forever and m...

Bordier Butter pre-order by 4/28 for delivery 5/19 to SF and South Bay

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by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"Demat! All of Frenchery.com's Bordier butters are exclusively Handmade-To-Order. When Bordier receives your pre-order, he will include it in his production schedule and handmade it before it ge...

Shalala Deli in Fugetsu Market - San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Shalala Deli opened yesterday as a grab-and-go prepared food counter in Fugetsu Market in San Jose in the shopping center with Mitsuwa. Initial menu includes Onigiri, Fried Chicken, Tempura, small ...

Cha Siu @ Huong Lan #1, San Jose

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by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

Until recently, my experience with Huong Lan Sandwich has been limited to the Newark location from my days of working in Fremont. Now I've stopped at Huong Lan's original branch on Tully Road near...

Tuna Poke @ Santo Market Island Deli | San Jose Japantown

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by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Taking note of the poke shops cropping up, looks like Hawaiian-inspired seafood poke is the up and coming trend. This week I ignored the newcomers and went old school visiting Santo Market (since 1...