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Takeout

Staying in tonight? Find top takeout near you and ask Chowhounds about which places offer takeout, which are the best, and weigh in on takeout services like Seamless and GrubHub.

What Is the Difference Between Chow Mein and Lo Mein?

If you’ve ever opened a box of Chinese take-out and it turns out to be not exactly what you ordered, you may have mixed up your meins. That’s right, there is a difference between these two popular Chinese...
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Banh Cuon Tay Ho | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Two months ago I had a chance to try Banh Cuon Tay Ho's San Jose branch on Senter Road. The long time standard for judging banh cuon, the Vietnamese steamed rice crepe rolls, this was my first time...

Restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and groceries in London, Ontario

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by prima 1 month ago

Some places I have enjoyed lately: New Irene’s fish and chips for takeout fish and chips. Yasmine’s, an upscale Lebanese restaurant in Masonville. Everything I have ordered has been delicious...

Local Legend India Joze is closing January 8th

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by anaxgorous 1 month ago

After 50 years, genius chef Jozseph Schultz is closing the doors to India Joze in Santa Cruz. Probably best known for his potato hash and his way with calamari, I can vouch for any dish on the menu...

Don Julio's Salvadoran Tamales | Rohnert Park - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Salvadoran tamales purchased from Don Julio's in Rohnert Park a few days beforehand were this year's Christmas Day lunch. They're good-size and $3.99 apiece (or $40 per dozen). Wrapped in banana le...

The Patch: SF Bay Area Crab Feed Guide 2022: In-Person & Drive-Thrus

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

The listings extend beyond the Bay Area as far north as Fort Bragg, south to Salinas and east to Davis. "SF Bay Area Crab Feed Guide 2022: In-Person & Drive-Thrus Dust off your crab crackers!...

Sufganiyot for Sonoma County Hanukkah

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

See what I meant about my holidays lapping each other? Hanukkah snuck up on us this year, starting in November right after Thanksgiving, earlier than typical. Not enough time for me to shift gears ...

Yuet Lee in San Francisco Chinatown is open for take-out

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Passing through San Francisco last Friday night, I called Yuet Lee to see if it might be open for take-out. Yes, it is, and taking orders by phone for take-out or via Postmates or DoorDash for deli...

Commis at Home | Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

In these pandemic times, many of the Bay Area’s Michelin starred restaurants offered simpler family style meals for take-out at affordable prices when indoor dining was shutdown. https://www.chowho...

To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In this time of Covid-19 and stay at home orders statewide, restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery services. Many have closed. Others have soldiered on converting their operations to offe...

Tipping Etiquette

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by mtskeeter 4 months ago

So, I have been told this week that when I pick up my to-go takeout I should tip 15-20%. I will gladly tip 20%+ for a dine in experience, but 15-20% for takeout? Is this a new trend because of th...

Forrest Fire BBQ in San Rafael?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Forrest Fire BBQ vends at "MarinWood Market 155 MarinWood Ave San Rafael Friday - Sunday 2pm- 6:30pm. Preorders welcome by text or phone call 628.800.3473." The pitmaster's family is from Alaba...

Wako Sashimi Bento To-Go | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Feels like I have a backlog of kajillion take-out meals stretching back to the start of shelter-in-place that I've yet to post about, will try to share some as I'm able. One of the few highlight...

Plastic utensils only by request in Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

“Los Angeles is taking a big step forward to create a GreenerLA by taking on plastic pollution and phasing out single-use plastics,” Councilman Mitch O’Farrell tweeted on Monday. “Building on my st...

Beef Ribs @ Smokin' Woods BBQ in Oakland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In an earlier post, tre2012 mentioned her SO's love of beef ribs, https://www.chowhound.com/post/stay-gold-deli-west-oakland-split-horn-barbeque-thread-1097682 . I've heard good things about the...

Monterey County Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov 24 (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Everyone deserves to eat. The no-cost Community Thanksgiving Dinner is available for pick up via drive-through or walk-up at Dennis the Menace parking lot in Monterey on Wednesday, November 24....

Three Star Restaurant | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Despite the name, Three Star is a dim sum and Chinese steam table take-out operation. I had a chance to check it out last month. During COVID times, only one customer at a time is allowed inside an...

Las 2 Fridas #2 | Westridge - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Nestled in between Wendy's and Starbucks in the Westridge shopping center near Walmart, Las 2 Fridas 2 opened 3+ months ago. A second location of the Seaside original, this new juice bar offers Mex...

Santa Rosa, CA. food secret. Saturday's Laotian surprise.

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by seefoo 2 months ago

This restaurant is very easy to miss. it's called TERIYAKI CHICKEN BOWL. its inside a shopping center hidden next to a beauty supply place and I think some insurance place. I'll start, the teriy...

Pork Katsu Sandwich @ Ad Astra Bread Co. | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

For National Sandwich Day, Ad Astra Bread put together a Pork Katsu sandwich, $10, as the daily special. It's a winner that I hope will return to the repertoire. The pork cutlet was nearly an inch ...

Osha Thai BBQ | Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

San Francisco's Osha Thai group expanded to Petaluma in July. https://www.chowhound.com/post/osha-thai-noodle-cafe-16930 I had a chance to grab take-out lunch at the one-month point, calling in my ...