Santa Clara

Eat well in Santa Clara with recommendations from Chowhounds for the best lunch spots, donuts, cheap eats, and more.

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Saimin please!

by Schreckengoost 3 years ago

Looking for a place that has good saimin and wonton min. We keep strIking out. Any suggestions?

Chowdown Report: Din Tai Fung Valley Fair in Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Yesterday five chowhounds hit the Din Tai Fung in the Valley Fair mall for lunch. It was a first visit for each of us to the newest branch of this Taiwanese chain though some of us have been to...

Brick Macaron Ice Cream

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Brick Macaron Ice Cream from Southern California is making inroads in the Bay Area. I first spotted the cooler at The Moo Bar in Santa Clara for $3.50 apiece, http://www.chowhound.com/post/moo-bar...

South Bay Cafes?

by psb 6 years ago

Hi, can anybody recommend a cafe in the South Bay. Desired Parameters: --I mean a non-Starbucks where I can work on my laptop or read papers for 2 hours. I have my own wireless, but it would be...

ChiMek | Korean Style Chicken Coming to Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Driving on Lawrence Expy last week, I noticed signs for ChiMek near the intersection with Homestead, cattycorner from the Kaiser campus. I'd never heard the word "chimek" until I saw Seoul 2Go Bist...

Tom N Toms: Korean Coffee & Italiano Pretzels in Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Guess this has been chain day for me. This morning I stopped by the new branch of Korean chain, Tom N Toms Coffee in Santa Clara. The espresso macchiato was too hot and blanketed with way too m...

Bakeries that sell spice cake

by LMF 4 years ago

Looking for a bakery that sells spice cake near Santa Clara

South Bay - Where can I buy Hot Cross Buns?

by LMF 4 years ago

I was visiting Pacifica and found that Mazetti's Bakery had the perfect Hot Cross Buns. http://www.mazzettisbakery.com I look forward to Lent because bakeries make these tasty treats. Anyone kno...

Leichi Japanese Cuisine | Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Leichi opened a few months ago, taking over Hoshi's spot. The neon sign for Hoshi is still up. Inside, the interior is now sleeker and more modern and urban in feeling than Hoshi, and the cooking i...

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara

by tanspace 13 years ago

Just a heads up on the last chance this season to get the old fashionedh roasted sweet yam in Santa Clara. I had not expected to taste it again in the US until I found that there’s a place that ...

Big Mug Coffee Roaster | Santa Clara - Silicon Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

In June, I dropped by Big Mug Coffee Roaster in Santa Clara that had been recommended to me by a shy chowhound. Close to where I'd be judging a KCBS barbecue contest, this made for an easy morning ...

Best Korean in Santa Clara (or in general South Bay/Peninsula)?

by robertb 10 years ago

What are some of your favorite, authentic Korean places around Santa Clara/South Bay/Peninsula area? I'm visiting family in LA right now, and am spoiled by the Korean food here, which got me think...

Cheon Joo Young-Yang Dolsot - Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

[This thread was split from a previous thread on the SF Board http://beta.chowhound.com/topics/show/330190 - The Chowhound Team] Thanks, but let's hear more about your new place. Is this the one ...

Korean Secret Garden Restaurant | Santa Clara - Silicon Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

For June's bibimbap month, I made a point to check out Korean Secret Garden in Santa Clara. I've been curious about it for a few years and finally took the opportunity. http://chowhound.chow.com/t...

Restaurant Chungdam | Santa Clara - Silicon Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Intrigued by Bunson's rec for Chungdam as the best Korean in the area, I had a chance to check out this newcomer earlier this month. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/646384?commentId=9371522#9371...

You Tiao and more at China Stix in Santa Clara

by Daveena 14 years ago

They serve standard dim sum everyday, but on weekends, there's a supplementary menu (written in Chinese only). We had: you tiao (Chinese crullers) - enormous, freshly fried, golden brown, shatte...

Hula Dog is now open in Santa Clara

by anyhow 5 years ago

If you have eaten a Puka Dog in Hawaii, this will be your new destination. Menu includes signature hot dogs (including a veggie choice) in the bun toasted on a pole, with tropical sauces and f...

A review: Oh Boba! in Santa Clara

by RandomlyEdible 5 years ago

This shop is located more-or-less right across the street from Santa Clara University, and for that reason alone I am confident that they’ll do just fine as a business. Oh Boba! is not a very large...

A review: Stan's Donut Shop in Santa Clara

by RandomlyEdible 5 years ago

If donuts are a religion, Stan’s Donut Shop is the Vatican. It’s as simple as that. This tiny hole in the wall has people lining up out the door just about every day of the week, and once you’ve be...