If you're familiar with the S.F. pop-up scene at all, you're probably familiar with Tango & Stache, the roving taco pop-up that draws its flavors from cocktails like the negroni and the bloody Mary. You can find proprietor Joshua Wilder Oakley and his fabulous mustache slinging tacos at the Alchemis ... More >>
What: Mission Community Market's Opening DayWhen: Friday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Where: Pal's Takeaway (located inside Tony's Market) on 24th StreetCost: Pal's bread-surrounded creations cost $8.50The Rundown: Pal's Takeaway is rolling out the big subs for a third year anniversary party. For ... More >>
BunrabJust another reason to go to Plow.Maxine Siu and Joel Bleskacek's Plow is deservedly considered one of the best breakfast/brunch spots in the city. Immaculately conceived and executed home fries, lemon-ricotta pancakes worth scuffling over, and dish after dish of homey American brea ... More >>
What: 5th Annual Slow Crabs Dinner Where: Women's Building When: Saturday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Cost: $60 Slow Food members, $65 general admission The rundown: Roll in the start of Dungeness Crabs eating season with the folks at Slow Food San Francisco. The feed will be cooked by California Culina ... More >>
J Rodman Jr./flickrAcme baguettes.Back in the 1980s, the Bay Area led the renaissance of artisanal baking, and you can still sense that depth of experience in every complimentary bread plate, every $8 sandwich, and every grocery store in San Francisco. We take good bread for granted, no longer paus ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column: All bars are great. Every last one of them, even the nightclubs that advertise on the sides of Muni buses. I have my favorites, of course, and I never miss the ones in hotels or airports. That's why Gordon Biersch on the Embarcadero is my one-stop shop for a ... More >>
Edible SchoolyardThe Edible Schoolyard's Adorable Sign.Edible Schoolyard's Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose (at Grant), Berkeley, 510-558-1335 When: Sat., May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: Prices vary for individual items The rundown: There' ... More >>
For autistic children, the new iPad is an effective, portable device for teaching communication and social skills. Its also way cool.
Jonathan K.The sweet loaf at Acme isn't really sweet. Sweet Loaf Source: Acme Bread Company, Ferry Plaza Marketplace, 288-2978; or 1601 San Pablo, Berkeley, (510) 524-1327 Price: $2.35
Steph L./YelpThis sandwich may look understuffed... Mon., May 3, 2010Toro E./YelpNot everyone appreciates the Ike's approach to overstuffing a sandwich. Leave it to Acme Bread Company to let the bread ― not the condiments ― shine. Every day, the bakery's Ferry Building location sells three ... More >>
Soul Food FarmA fire in early Sept. wiped out acres of pasture.An auction and raffle to benefit a post-blaze Soul Food Farm wrapped up over the weekend. Organizer Bonnie Powell estimated some 250 people showed up at Pizzaiolo in Oakland to hear the winning bidders announced. Soul Food Farm's ... More >>
Michael Recchiuti dreams up the Taste Project "This has everything to do with stuff I'd like to do, but could never do on an industrial level," said chocolatier Michael Recchiuti as a panini fungi of shiitake chocolate malt ice cream on grilled brioche was served. Recchiuti had stayed up well into ... More >>
This wins my prize for best baguette in the Bay Area.
Come along as we walk (and eat) our way through the Ferry Building.
Even when it's foggy, there's great, comfortable alfresco dining in San Francisco. Here are some of our current favorites.
Ferry Building Marketplace
The new Ferry Building hosts the Farmers' Market