Check out these 6 scrumptious local specialties when you visit Mountain View

Check out these 6 scrumptious local specialties when you visit Mountain View

Mountain View

Mountain View is a city in Santa Clara County, California, United States. Named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, it has a population of 82,376. Mountain View was integral to the early history and growth of Silicon Valley, and is the location of many high technology companies. In 1956, William Shockley established Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in Mountain View, the first company to develop silicon semiconductor devices in Silicon Valley. Today, Mountain View houses the headquarters of many of the world’s largest technology companies, including Google and Alphabet Inc., Unicode Consortium, Intuit, NASA Ames research center, and major headquarter offices for Microsoft, Symantec, 23andMe, LinkedIn, Samsung, and Synopsys.

In Mountain View, you will find some delectable dishes that you just cannot miss! There are some mouth-watering dishes and tasty dishes like Soup Beans, Chicken Salad, and Burrito and many more. Continue reading to know more.

1. Soup Beans

This type of cuisine is comprised of a soup with beans included in the broth. There are several different varieties of beans that can be used in the soup although white beans, also called navy beans, are the most common type. The soup usually contains other ingredients such as onions, celery, parsley and garlic. Some recipes call for a ham bone to be included in order to increase the flavor of the dish.

The most popular places to try out Soup Beans are BATALOGIANNI, Chang’An Artisan Noodle and erasmusu.

2. Chicken Salad

Whether served between two slices of bread as a sandwich, or in a bowl on top of lettuce and other ingredients, a chicken salad is always a welcome dish. In the United States and Canada, a chicken salad is often made with chopped chicken mixed with mayonnaise, salad dressing or cream cheese. Other ingredients could include chopped hard-boiled eggs, celery, onion, pepper, pickles or mustard. A chicken salad can also refer to a garden salad with fried, grilled or roasted chicken on top.

The most popular places to try out Chicken Salad is Egyptian Nights.

3. Burrito

A Burrito is a wheat flour tortilla that is wrapped around a variety of fillings to seal in the delicious flavors. The choices are endless as to what you can include inside of these delightful tortillas. Just a few of the options are meat, beans, rice, lettuce, guacamole, and most importantly, don’t forget to add cheese!

The most popular places to try out Burrito are what a bagel, LOST ANTHES and la costena.

4. Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wing sauce are usually made of a vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and melted butter prior to serving. They are traditionally served hot, along with celery sticks and carrot sticks with blue cheese dressing or, primarily outside of New York, ranch dressing for dipping. Buffalo wings are often called simply “wings” or “chicken wings”.

The most popular places to try out Buffalo Wings are BATALOGIANNI and Christopher’s.

5. Collard Greens

An ingredient commonly used in the cuisine of the American south, collard greens are a green leafy vegetable with a bitter taste when eaten raw. They can be cooked in several ways, including steamed, fried and sautéed which helps to eliminate their bitter flavor. The most common cooking method for collard greens is slow-cooking in water or broth with cured and smoked meats like ham, bacon or turkey wings and legs.

The most popular places to try out Collard Greens are Egyptian Nights and erasmusu.

6. Beef Stew

Ingredients in a beef stew, aside from beef, can include any combination of vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, onions, beans, peppers, mushrooms, and tomatoes. While water can be used as the stew-cooking liquid, stock is also common. A small amount of red wine is sometimes added for flavor. Seasoning and flavorings may also be added. Stews are typically cooked at a relatively low temperature (simmered, not boiled), allowing flavors to mingle.

The most popular places to try out Beef Stew are Beigel Shop, Best Beer and what a bagel.

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