Food Stuffs

Thanks to all who have said they want to help with meals.  If you’d like to sign up for a meal delivery, you can do it on my Helping Hands website, which includes our address:

Here is a list of recipes and restaurants that our family enjoys.


Below are some of our favorite things.  We are open to lots of other foods, too!

Foods we don’t like:  ONIONS, green peppers, fennel, shrimp (Molly and Reil)

Middle Eastern



Other Ideas

  • Beef or Mushroom Stroganoff
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Home made mac and cheese
  • Pot Roast
  • Enchiladas
  • Burrito makings
  • Chili



Chinese – Joyful House 510-582-1585 Delivers!

Our typical order is :

  • Wor Won Ton Soup or Yee Fu Wonton Soup
  • Pot Stickers
  • Rice

3 of the following dishes (but if you want to surprise us with something else, we’re adventurous – except that Reil and Molly don’t eat shrimp)

  • Mu Shu Pork
  • General Tso’s Chicken
  • Eggplant with Tofu
  • Ma Po Tofu with Ground Pork
  • Stir Fried Green Beans with Pork
  • Hong Kong Style Combination Chow Mein


Sandwiches – Mr. Pickles – 510-398-8532

  • Reil:  The Mr. Pickle, with lettuce, tomato, mayonaise on Dutch Crunch
  • Jacob:  Hang Loose, with mustard, lettuce, pickles on Dutch Crunch
  • Molly:  Turkey and Swiss with mayonaise and lettuce on Dutch Crunch
  • Lisa:  Chicken salad, lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard on Dutch Crunch


Thai – Top Thai 510-538-4400

  • Spring rolls
  • Pad Thai
  • Rice

plus 2-3 other dishes

  • Panang curry – chicken or pork
  • Pad Prik Khing – pork
  • Pumpkin Curry – chicken or vegetarian
  • Eggplant – tofu
  • Pad See Ew – chicken, pork, or vegetarian


Vietnamese – Le Paradis  510-886-2130

  • 3 orders of Pho Ga (Chicken soup) (#14)
  • 1 combination White Rice Noodle Soup (#20)


  • 2 orders of Pho Ga
  • 2 BBQ pork banh mi
  • 2 BBQ chicken banh mi


Indian – Aroma 510-888-9555 Delivers!

  • Samosas
  • Naan – 2 orders
  • Rice
  • Chicken Tikka Masala or Chicken Makhani

2-3 other dishes

  • Lamb or goat biryani
  • Keema Matter
  • Dal Makhani
  • Chana Masala
  • Dum Aloo
  • Muttar Paneer


We also love Middle Eastern food, but it is harder to find close enough for delivery.  Gyros, Chicken or Lamb Shwarma (no onions), Falafel, Hummus, Baba Ganoush, a couple of dolmas for Reil…

There’s also Munchery.Com

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