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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 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 2 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...

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Dining for India, May 25, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 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 17 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months 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

Melanie Wong
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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 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...

Where do you buy bulls penis and testicles? (Serious)

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by beeflover1 11 months ago

Where is your go-to butcher / supermarket for weird foods and animal offals? I'm looking for bulls penis and testicles or any particular animal (Lamb, Goat, Pig/Pork, Chicken). I'm from the Bay are...

Where to buy beef hearts in Silicon Valley area?

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by beeflover1 11 months ago

Where could I buy beef hearts, one that are cut open, inspected and cleaned by the butcher? I've looked at a few asian supermarkets and couldn't find any. Although, I did come across this odd looki...

Danbi Korean | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In September the furiously bubbling seafood soondubu jjigae at Danbi Korean Restaurant was just the right preflight lunch ticket before my bro dropped me off at SJC. A first time for both of us, he...

Powers Gourmet To Go in San Jose/Saratoga? 1980s-1990s

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by lindseyebeth 3 years ago

Extremely long time lurker, first time poster here looking for some help! There was once a small deli/catering establishment called Powers Gourmet To Go on Prospect and Lawrence Expressway in Westg...

Bakers Against Racism - Silicon Valley, June 15-20

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

More than 2,500 bakers across the country and internationally have registered for the Bakers Against Racism bake sale to be held June 15 to 20. https://www.today.com/food/pastry-chefs-create-gian...