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Shanghai style preserved pork @ Marina Food in San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

Marina Food has house-cured Shanghai style preserved pork ("bacon" belly cut) displayed on top of the counter in the ...

What happened to 231 Ellsworth? [San Mateo]

by Kim Cooper 3 years ago

We were really disappointed to see that 231 Ellsworth had closed. Does anyone know where the chef went? When did it...


tre2012 commented 2 months ago

Favorite dishes at Little Shanghai, San Mateo?

by bbulkow 7 years ago

I had dinner (previously lunch only) at Little Shanghai last night, and felt a little at sea with their menu. The eng...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Zen Noodle Bar | San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

A few months ago, I stopped for lunch at Zen Noodle Bar in San Mateo. It offers a limited menu of Shanghainese specia...

intomeat commented 6 months ago

Dog Friendly Restaurants (aka) Outdoor, Brunch, Peninsula?

by MsMary 8 months ago

Looking for a dog-friendly restaurant for a Sunday brunch on the SF Peninsula between San Mateo and Menlo Park. Thank...

pilinut commented 8 months ago

Anyone remember "pierre" Wah Yen in San Mateo? Know where they went?

by married4gd 5 years ago

It's been 20 years and I still crave their pressed duck, cashew chicken and chow mein as well as many other dishes. D...


shark37 commented 10 months ago

Peninsula recs for Graduation Dinner

by foodgirl 10 months ago

A group of us are going to take a mentee out for a special graduation (from university) dinner and I'd love recommend...

Melanie Wong commented 10 months ago

Moving to San Mateo - any recs on restos & markets?

by yehfromthebay 7 years ago

I'm moving to San Mateo from SF in a month and would love recommendations for restaurants & markets in San Mateo. We...


frellis commented 12 months ago

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Organic Citrus Grown by Ken's Top Notch Produce | Marina & San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Only two food farmers at the Sunday farmers market in Marina this morning vending in the rain and wind. I'm glad I sh...

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Velo City Pizza in San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

According to a friend, Velo City Pizza in San Mateo had its grand opening today. It opened softly about a week ago. A...

Good Informal Seafood Restaurant in the Peninsula?

by VanessaItalyinSF 1 year ago

I LOVE Fish. in Sausalito, and was wondering where I can find seafood of similar quality here in the Peninsula... do ...

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

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Usagi Yoshoku-ya in San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week another chowhound and I met for a quick dinner at Usagi, a yoshoku-style restaurant in San Mateo. A first t...

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Tacos al Vapor Nueva Italia | San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week I escaped the back up on northbound 101 by exiting in San Mateo. I thought I'd grab a bite to eat in the do...

Great Superbowl Catering on Peninsula?

by cmtuegel 2 years ago

Will make a couple things for game day, but looking for some great spots to pick up some awesome grub. I'm in San Mat...


ML8000 commented 2 years ago

Upscale Japanese Sushi - Kappa? Kusakabe? Wakuriya?

by abypmua90 2 years ago

This will be my first time going to San Francisco and I don't know when the next time I will be back. Therefore, I am...


SeaEagle commented 2 years ago

Check Please Bay Area: Kingston II Cuisine (Oakland); 31st Union (San Mateo); The Campton Place (SF)

by hhc 2 years ago

I'd like to hear from the hounds any recent reviews of these places I saw on Check Please BA: Kingston II Cuisine (O...

barleywino commented 2 years ago

Sushi Yoshizumi in San Mateo

by expo 2 years ago

any one try this new place in San Mateo? looks like the chef was formerly executive ...


marilees commented 2 years ago

Chowdown: Mao Family Cooking, San Mateo

by Peter Yee 8 years ago

A group of seven hounds were lucky enough to enjoy a chowdown organized by the gracious Victoria Liang at The Noodle ...

hyperbowler commented 2 years ago

BonChon Chicken, San Mateo

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Chowhound foodnut8 posted a video review of the new BonChon Chicken in San Mateo. Other opinions of the food? B...

bbulkow commented 2 years ago