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Albert Law

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Bacon Dressup and Ritual in China: This Week in Food Bloggery

    Jonathan KauffmanHalloween brownie bites from Baked, three for $7.50.​Highlights from the blog this week: 1. SFoodie contributor Albert Law, who has been spending six weeks in China, stumbled upon a cafe in Beijing that serves Ritual coffee. And it's no cheap knockoff -- it's the real stuff, impo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Sexy Burgertime, CSAs, and Stupid Booze Laws: This Week in Food Bloggery

    Jeremy Brooks/SF Weekly Flickr pool​Five highlights from SFoodie this week: 1. Marla Simon put in a crazy amount of research to come up with a comprehensive guide to CSAs that deliver to San Franciscans. Part 1 covered fruits and vegetables; part 2 compiled eggs, meat, and dairy. Both are worth b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    San Francisco's Top 25 Burgers

    Albert LawJust one of our Top 25 Burgers. Where's it from? Check out the slideshow.​When we were kids, burgers were junk food. The separation of haute cuisine from street eats was complete. If you walked into a fine restaurant and asked for a burger, they were likely to direct you to the golde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    7 Tips for Making the Most of the S.F. Street Food Festival

    Albert LawThe Street Food Festival is getting ready for you. Are you ready, too?​As everyone should know by now, the S.F. Street Food Festival is coming up this weekend. Now, we love street food and we love food festivals, but sometimes, when faced with long lines, hoards of hungry people, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    A Peek Inside La Cocina's Kitchen Before the Street Food Festival

    Albert Law​La Cocina's kitchen in the Mission is abuzz with activity in preparation for the food event of the year, the San Francisco Street Food Festival. We sent photographer Albert Law over to get some photos. Warning: they'll make you hungry, and the festival doesn't start until 11 a.m. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    American Craft Council Show Presents Cakes Modeled After Jewelry

    Albert Law​American Craft Council Show Where: Fort Mason Center When: Friday, Aug. 12 -- Sunday, Aug. 14 Cost: $14 one-day pass; $18 three-day (online) The American Craft Council show is this weekend at Fort Mason and is expected to draw up to 10,000 visitors. Bay Area bakers were asked by th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Rice Paper Scissors Pops Up For Anthony Bourdain

    Albert Law​Rice Paper Scissors held a pop-up Vietnamese dinner on Wednesday night in the Mission, and a very important member of the visual media attended: photographer Albert Law of Pork Belly Studio. Albert took some amazing photos of the event: check them out here. We heard a TV host name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Permit-Free Bees, Tip Pooling, and Hot Sauce Bars: This Week in Food Bloggery

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioFrom Albert Law's Rice Paper Scissors slideshow​ 1. If you ever want to start a fight in a bar in San Francisco, don't hit on somebody's partner. (Which is more likely to get you a three-way than bruised knuckles.) Tell them you think their favorite cafe sucks. W. Blake G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Sweet Potato Lattes Soothe Japantown

    Photos by Albert LawCristy Hwang uses sweet potato puree to make the latte​A classic Korean breakfast meal-in-a-cup has made its way to San Francisco: the sweet potato latte. The drink as served at YakiniQ Cafe in Japantown is lightly sweetened, nourishing, and comforting like hot cocoa.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    San Francisco's Top Five Ice Cream Shops

    Albert Law​We are no longer seven years old. We need to get that out of the way early when discussing San Francisco's Top Five Ice Cream Shops. Here's what that means: We don't care about toppings, mix-ins, family-friendly furniture or specials on your birthday. We don't even care about waffl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    San Francisco's Top Five Pizzerias

    Lara Hata​At least once a month, someone -- usually SFoodie -- claims that pizza in San Francisco has jumped the shark. Then a new place opens, and we drop in with friends to check it out, only to find the reservations booked up through the next month. It's not surprising. Because we're a little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Going Legit, Part 2: Finding a Commercial Kitchen

    Albert LawSaucy Dumplings at the April 2011 Underground Market.​Part two of a series in which SFoodie asked the question: With the Underground Market now shut down, what would it take for San Francisco's aspiring food microventures to go legit?When I asked Richard Lee, director of the city's Envir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Going Legit, Part 1: With the Underground Market Shut Down, How Do You Start a Food Business?

    Albert LawScene's from the SF Underground Market (RIP, for now).​ After the Health Department shut down the ForageSF Underground Market last month, a victim of its own national-news-making success, SFoodie spoke to organizer Iso Rabins about the vendors who had debuted their jams, bibimbap bowls, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Stupid Kids, Truth in Advertising, and Vegan Cons: This Week in Food Bloggery

    Albert LawPork roll from Hiyaaa!​ Five highlights from the blog this week: Luis Chong announces himself a fan of Fins on the Hoof, Todd Middleton's new food truck -- though he disappoints SFoodie by realizing that the truck doesn't serve exotic genetically modified seafood. Tired of lists procl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    HiYaaa! Truck's Banh Mi Hit San Mateo Tonight

    Albert LawThe HiYaaa! banh mi truck on its inaugural run.​Last Thursday, HiYaaa! (Twitter: @hiyaaaroll) kicked off its run, serving hot sandwiches to staff and friends at Ah Sam Florist in San Mateo. Influenced by their Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese heritage, owners Van Truong, Phillip Pagan, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    SFoodie Bloggers: Behind the Music

    Artist's rendition of the SFoodie blog team.​Before I started writing for SFoodie, I imagined the bloggers as a tight-knit team of scallywags, palling around town and sharing robust food adventures. Thus I was scandalized when former SFoodie editor John Birdsall told me many of the bloggers ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio, S.F. Firefighters Killed in Blaze, Honored (Slideshow)

    Crowds filled St. Mary's Cathedral Thursday night to honor Lieutenant Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio who died while fighting a home fire in Diamond Heights last week. Thousands are expected at the funeral services today at 12:30 p.m. The California Highway Patrol will close down parts of Intersta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    The Cost of a Funeral

    Albert Law​Huge red ladder trucks from Alameda were parked along the Embarcadero this morning, and it wasn't difficult to figure out why. It's traditional that firefighters come from miles away to parade their apparatus at funerals. It's also traditional for them to park in front of churches a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Meet the Bloggers: Jesse Hirsch

    You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Name: Jesse Hirsch Blogs about: Events and Happenings Richard Reyes​Having moved here from Queens, New York, last October, Jess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Meet the Bloggers: Gil Riego, Jr.

    You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Gil Riego, Jr. Contributes: Food photography (look here, here, and here) You might call Gil Riego, Jr., an omnivore of photography. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Food Porn at SF Underground Market

    It's cold and rainy. The only way to warm up is to get excited for the next SF Underground Market on Saturday, June 11, and the only way to do that is to check out the greatest hits from their past events. So: some of the hottest pics of the tastiest things to nosh on at SF Underground Market. Let's ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Choice Bits from Saturday's Underground Market

    Albert LawDuck confit gnocchi with wild cherry-brown butter duck jus, from SF Delicious.​Albert Law​San Francisco's monthly Underground Market took over Public Works in double shifts Saturday, when a couple of dozen food vendors held down the day shift, followed by another 30 or so for the Night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    SFoodie Flickr Pics: Banh Mi at Kitchen Sidecar

    Albert K Law/FlickrPork belly sandwiches at Kitchen Sidecar.​The drizzle of Siracha on pork. The electric zing of jalapeno. The crunch of pickled daikon. There's no part of a banh mi we don't love, and this picture by Albert K Law reminds us why.Want to see your own picture up here? Join our Flick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Saturday's Bakesale for Japan Raised More Than $122,000

    Albert LawBi-Rite Market was one of 42 nationwide locations for the relief fundraiser.​The organizer of Saturday's national Bakesale for Japan has pretty much a final tally for the 42-location fundraiser. East Bay chef Samin Nosrat says the simultaneous events ― which stretched from L.A. to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Bakesale for Japan Rallies Support for Disaster Relief

    Albert Law/porkbellystudio.comBi-Rite Market was one of dozens of nationwide locations of Saturday's Bakesale for Japan.​Organized by local chef Samin Nosrat, Saturday's Bakesale for Japan popped up in moe than 40 locations across the country, including Bi-Rite Market on 18th Street, shown her ... More >>

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