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Authentic sushi in San Mateo area

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by sweetnsavory 3 months ago

Please recommend restaurants which serve quality sushi and sashimi around San Mateo. I'm not interested in omakase or fancy Americanized rolls, but the closest to what one would find in Japan.

Moving Sale - Perfect Edge Cutlery in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Perfect Edge Cutlery in San Mateo is moving to smaller quarters next month. It's whittling down inventory before the move. http://www.perfectedgesharpening.com/

Dim sum Christmas

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by d4shop 4 months ago

Rather than hosting Christmas dinner, I’m thinking of dim sum late lunch then hosting a dessert buffet. Any recommendations for Christmas Day dim sum in San Mateo county that would be good for a no...

Meadow Gold POG in SF Bay Area

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by bestimmt 6 months ago

Anyone know of anywhere that carries POG (Passion Orange Guava) by Meadow Gold in the Bay Area in 2018? Please note, if its not made by Meadow Gold, its not POG. Hawaiian Sun is garbage - way too...

Shanghai style preserved pork @ Marina Food in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Marina Food has house-cured Shanghai style preserved pork ("bacon" belly cut) displayed on top of the counter in the meat department. I bought a piece to try, $6.99 per pound, slicing and steaming ...

What happened to 231 Ellsworth? [San Mateo]

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by Kim Cooper 4 years ago

We were really disappointed to see that 231 Ellsworth had closed. Does anyone know where the chef went? When did it close? We usually go there on our birthday (end of April) but didn't this year...

Favorite dishes at Little Shanghai, San Mateo?

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by bbulkow 8 years ago

I had dinner (previously lunch only) at Little Shanghai last night, and felt a little at sea with their menu. The english translations seemed even shorter than usual. What do people like there? We...

Zen Noodle Bar | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A few months ago, I stopped for lunch at Zen Noodle Bar in San Mateo. It offers a limited menu of Shanghainese specialties. Remember Sunny Shanghai in San Bruno, a board favorite for XLB that close...

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

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by MsMary 1 year ago

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

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

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by married4gd 6 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. Does anyone know who the chef was back in the mid 70's and where they went? Did t...

Peninsula recs for Graduation Dinner

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by foodgirl 2 years ago

A group of us are going to take a mentee out for a special graduation (from university) dinner and I'd love recommendations in the San Mateo - Burlingame area. There will be 7 of us, food quality ...

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

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by yehfromthebay 9 years ago

I'm moving to San Mateo from SF in a month and would love recommendations for restaurants & markets in San Mateo. We'll be living within walking distance of Downtown. Below are what I'm looking...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Only two food farmers at the Sunday farmers market in Marina this morning vending in the rain and wind. I'm glad I showed up because the organic citrus grown by Ken's Top Notch Produce in Reedley w...

Velo City Pizza in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

According to a friend, Velo City Pizza in San Mateo had its grand opening today. It opened softly about a week ago. According to the menu, mozzarella is pulled fresh daily and the tomato sauce is h...

Good Informal Seafood Restaurant in the Peninsula?

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by VanessaItalyinSF 3 years ago

I LOVE Fish. in Sausalito, and was wondering where I can find seafood of similar quality here in the Peninsula... do you have any favorites?? Any cuisine is fine, as long as the seafood is excellent!

Usagi Yoshoku-ya in San Mateo

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by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week another chowhound and I met for a quick dinner at Usagi, a yoshoku-style restaurant in San Mateo. A first time for both of us, and we liked it so much, certainly not the last. It was i...

Tacos al Vapor Nueva Italia | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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 downtown core but could not find a place to park at 7pm --- worse than San Francis...

Great Superbowl Catering on Peninsula?

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by cmtuegel 3 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 Mateo, and the closer the better. Thank you!

Upscale Japanese Sushi - Kappa? Kusakabe? Wakuriya?

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by abypmua90 3 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 looking for one of the BEST upscale Japanese restaurant around San Francisco. I...