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Walnut Creek

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Mangosteen Bistro in Walnut Creek?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Mangosteen Bistro opened two months ago in Walnut Creek. My friends are liking it, recommending the carmelized fish in clay pot and the grilled pork chop with garlic noodles. Any 'hounds tried it?

80th Birthday Celebration

coonyham
by coonyham 8 months ago

My mom turns 80 next week and we are taking her to the Russian River for a long weekend. Unfortunately, our plans to take her to dinner to celebrate her day that weekend are not working out (too m...

Curious Walnut Creek

walkoffdinner
by walkoffdinner 2 years ago

Even though I live here I rarely dine here. Drinks or casual lunch, ok. People always ask me about my favorite Walnut Creek restaurants etc. So, I just searched Chowhound to see if I'm missing any...

Sichuan House in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Yesterday’s mention by “elliora” of the new Sichuan House in Walnut Creek set off a chain of investigation that uncovered Chef Zhang Shaobin (aka Ben Zhang), partner in Pleasant Hill’s Sichuan Fort...

Well-stocked liquor store in east bay (Martinez, Walnut Creek, Concord)

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by frumgirl1 3 years ago

I am looking for a well-stocked liquor store where I can find a nice selection of kosher wines and spirits (specifically kosher cognac like Louis Royer). We just moved here and a quick internet sea...

Roman Meal Bread in East Bay

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by frumgirl1 3 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find Roman Meal bread in East Bay (I am in Martinez but already drive to Concord, Walnut Creek, etc. for shopping). I feel like I've looked everywhere, but maybe I miss...

Lottie's Creamery in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Some info about Lottie's Creamery opening a couple months ago in Walnut Creek landed in my inbox not too long ago. I'm liking what I've read so far --- Ici alum, kickstarter funded, pasteurizing on...

Check Please: Oi-C Bowl Chinese Restaurant (Walnut Creek); Los Moles (Emeryville); Hotel Mac Restaurant (Pt Richmond) aired 5/7/15

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by hhc 4 years ago

KQED Check Please episode from Th 5/7/15 showed Oi-C Bowl Chinese Restaurant (Walnut Creek); Los Moles (Emeryville); Hotel Mac Restaurant (Pt Richmond). Anyone try any of the above? Los Moles s...

Help! I've lost Roya Afghan/Walnut Creek

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by chowfish 16 years ago

Roya Afghan is no longer at North Main and Bonanza. When we ate there in December they told us they were losing their lease and were going to move but didn't know where. Their website and directo...

Any Great East Bay Specialty/Gourmet Stores?

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by Al Fredo 11 years ago

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any great specialty grocers in the East Bay area (I live in Concord). I'm aware of Andronico's, Whole Food's, Lunardi's etc. I'm interested if anyon...

Habit Burger now in Walnut Creek

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by tomatoaday 8 years ago

I know this is a chain but it is new to our area. 1255 S. California Boulevard in Walnut Creek. Anybody eaten at other locations, mostly Southern California? The web site looks great but then again...

Mixed Grain -- Korean in Walnut Creek

hyperbowler
by hyperbowler 4 years ago

I learned from a few online sources that Mixed Grain is owned by the same family that runs Ohgane, Bowl'd, etc. Like Bowl'd, you won't find offal, goat, or snacks like corn cheese on the menu, but ...

Walnut creek / Dublin itinerary

hyperbowler
by hyperbowler 5 years ago

I'm gonna be housesitting in the East Bay and need some suggestion for 5 dinners out. The rules: 1. Dinner plans can only be in Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Dublin, or San Ramon. 2. No cui...

Kebab house -- Persian in Walnut Creek

hyperbowler
by hyperbowler 4 years ago

The meal started with complementary, and good quality, toasted pita. Dolmas were great. An eggplant appetizer (Kashk-e-Bademjan?) was served with a yogurt sauce, caramelized shallots/onions/gar...

Babalou Mediterranean, Walnut Creek

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by anli 11 years ago

This small, newish cafe is located next to McCovey's Restaurant on Bonanza St, formerly a Quiznos. It has a colorful sign, which attracted us to it, plus the fact that we had no reservations to an...

Va De Vi Update [Walnut Creek]

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by SLRossi 5 years ago

Most recent post I could find was from 2011, so here's my update: Once upon a time Va Da Vi was a go to place for me and clearly one of the best options in the WC/Lafayette area. Based on my vi...

Sfogliatelle/Focaccia at 54 Mint Il Forno, Walnut Creek

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by jmarek 5 years ago

54 Mint Il Forno soft opened in early May. Grand opening is next week, June 19 in the evening. I'm assuming this is related to 54 Mint in SF and totally unrelated to Il Fornaio... but regardless ...

Pomegranate - Mediterranean in Walnut Creek

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by Malcolm Ruthven 7 years ago

I was in Walnut Creek early this evening so decided to pick a place to eat. I had no reference material and didn't feel like searching chowhound on my iPhone, so I just drove a bit, saw this place,...

Please... looking for affordable restaurant recs for the Walnut Creek area....

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by meerastvargo 5 years ago

Hi Everyone, A relative recently moved to the Walnut Creek area and we will be visiting for the next several days and again in the future. We are looking for affordable restaurant recs near...