Scratch Acid's David Yow at the Fillmore last night.
Thee Oh Sees
Dec. 14th, 2011
Better than: The "Rowdy" Rodd Piper fight scene in John Carpenter's They Live.
Last night, Scratch Acid's frontman, David Yow, took the stage at the Fillmore and immediately informed ... More >>
Alex HochmanNo gut bombs at Anda Piroshki.A San Franciscan could be excused for having a lackluster attitude towards piroshki. Until now, choices have been limited to limp, microwaved deli counter ovals or the greasy, fryolator variety served up at numerous Richmond district Russian bakeries. ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Pink Pork. The big news of the day is that the USDA has just lowered its recommended serving temperature for whole cuts of pork, from 160 degrees Farenheit to 145. (The serving te ... More >>
Alex HochmanThe winner by a shred: Golden Potato Pancakes from Whole Foods.Not to kvetch, but latkes are a huge pain to make. Between shredding what seems like a hundred potatoes, hot oil splattering across the kitchen, and a funky stench that lingers until Passover, who has the time and pati ... More >>
Alex HochmanBeef brisket sandwich, $7.50.Reading the words "barbecue" and "warehouse" in the name of Smokin' Warehouse Barbecue put life on hold until SFoodie could explore further. We sprinted to the week-old Bayview restaurant and were rewarded for our curiosity -- and impatience -- with a no-n ... More >>
Homebrewers AssociationEvery year, beer hobbyists from all over show up to geek out.MINNEAPOLIS ―Once a year, brewmasters take a back seat to those who brew in the trenches (read: kitchens or garages). At the National Homebrewers Conference (NHC), organized by the American Homebrewers Assoc ... More >>
In a strange amalgamation of pre-teen whimsy, Dada, and the lemonade stand for the 21st century, an entrepreneurial 12-year-old artist and her younger brother are hawking bizarre T-shirts from their Lower Haight home. Kailee Wiser says the shirts seen here are all she's got "for now," but she'll hap ... More >>