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Secret Menus

Shh! Do you know about secret menus? Chowhounds do, and they share what off-the-menu dishes you can order at restaurants everywhere from In-N-Out to Wondee Siam.

An Official Guide to the Unofficial Starbucks Secret Menu

Tired of ordering the same few drinks each time you visit Starbucks? What if you could invent your own pick-me-up at your favorite coffee shop? What if all your favorite desserts were made into beverages...
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How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Ho Kee Cafe | San Gabriel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

BYO Lobster and BYO Conch transformed into lunch! With our seafood purchases from Good Fortune in tow https://www.chowhound.com/post/good-fortune-supermarket-san-gabriel-1087640 , we headed to Ho K...

Tiet Canh Vit at Binh Minh in Downtown San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

About a year ago I received an inquiry asking where to purchase fresh duck blood for holiday cooking. My standard answer has been to refer folks to the two duck farms in Petaluma --- Sonoma County ...

Birthday Celebration at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Whenever asked what to order in advance for a special occasion at Royal Feast in Millbrae, my standard answer is always going to be to put yourselves in Master Chef Zhongyi Liu's hands and let him ...

Restaurant with Large Format Dishes

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by dontburnthepig 1 year ago

I am heading back to New Orleans in a few months with a group of 10-15 and am looking for some suggestions of restaurants with good large format dishes for sharing? Cochon sometimes has large forma...

Secret Foodie Membership site?

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by Norcalmom3 1 year ago

I am looking for a Christmas gift for my brother who travels all over the US. He is a foodie and LOVES finding off the beaten path not so well know places or getting deals on high rated restaurant...

First timer for Kyo Ya for group of 6

Kurtis
by Kurtis 3 years ago

Dear Kyo Ya fans, I've been meaning to visit this place for a long time and finally have a chance to take my family to a dinner on 12/24. A couple of people from this group do not eat raw fish,...

Why do chinese restaurants insist on having "secret" Chinese menus their English-Speaking customers can't decipher?

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by mwk 8 years ago

I went to try a new Chinese restaurant here in Boston Chinatown last week. I had heard that the best dishes were on the "secret" chinese only menus on the walls of the restaurant. I tried my be...

Twin Panda Austin

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by xdcx 4 years ago

There's a place on Parmer Ln that is an americanized chinese restaurant with a secret daily Indonesian menu and weekend specials. I had the Beef Rendang this past weekend and it was really really g...

Behind the Counter @ Berkeley Bowl

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by leavemeakiss 8 years ago

I found out about Berkeley Bowl's "secret menu" when I was looking for beef tendon, which isn't in their butcher case. The butcher recommended that I get "meat scraps," which are just leftover chun...

A restarutant trend that should die in 2015:

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by egit 5 years ago

It won't die in 2015. It won't die ever, I don't think. But it seems more prevalent in the last 5 years than before. Secret Menu Items. How offensive is that? Am I the only one who's offen...

Secret Menu at Zen Yai? [San Francisco]

possumspice
by possumspice 8 years ago

Has anyone tried it? Particularly curious about the boat noodles. http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/2012/06/boat_noodles_and_secret_menu_a.php Will undoubtedly get around to trying it sometim...

Pho Tan (Main St) - Secret Menu, eh ?

LotusRapper
by LotusRapper 5 years ago

Whoa that looks amazing, esp. the lamb-sicles, shredded chicken salad, braised oxtail, lemongrass tofu. OK they all look good ! http://www.pickydiners.com/www/pho-tan-10-course-vietnamese-feast/...

Secret Menus at Chains

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by cresyd 6 years ago

http://qz.com/241826/the-real-story-behind-secret-menusis-the-key-to-hacking-them/ When I worked at Starbucks as a teenager, our favorite Frappuccino concoction was taking crumbles from a cinnam...

Secret Menus at Restaurants

Phaedrus
by Phaedrus 7 years ago

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/02/21/172518724/secret-menus-give-restaurants-a-not-so-secret-boost?utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20130221

Secret kids menus

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by Faraway11 6 years ago

I have the privilege of living in Asheville, NC, a city that is heavy on good food and is also super kid friendly...handy as I have a two year old daughter who is almost always with me when dining ...

"Secret" Chinese menus on the radio

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by greygarious 6 years ago

A discussion of the secret menus in America, today on public radio's "Marketplace".

In-N-Out new "secret menu" item

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by chris1621 7 years ago

"Monkey Style" burger. Has anyone tried it yet? Consists of animal style fries on top of the burger. http://www.businessinsider.com/in-n-out-monkey-style-burger-2013-6

Secret Tasting Menu in Tribeca

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by foodwhisperer 7 years ago

This place is like a minimini Chelsea market in Tribeca ( see photo). In the back is a small bar,(very small).WIth cool cocktails and nice bar staff. You will notice 2 or 3 tables to sit and eat. T...