Amy Sherman

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    The Hunger Challenge: Does It Really Mimic Food-Stamp Living?

    ​This week, San Franciscans such as Cooking with Amy's Amy Sherman and SFist editor Brock Keeling are taking the Hunger Challenge, an annual consciousness-raising event organized by the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks. During the week of September 11-17, they're eating on $4.72 per person per d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Top Chef Loses a Fan, San Francisco Sweets Gain THC

    What's missing from this season's Top Chef? A little San Francisco magic, maybe.​Highlights from the blog this week:1. Carina Ost, our Top Chef chronicler, may be a devoted fan of the cooking show, but her patience with the series is wearing out. Quickfire, Bravo! Time to re-season this show. Mayb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Traci Des Jardins' Ballpark Eateries Public House and Mijita in Stealth-Open Mode

    J. BirdsallMijita started serving food this morning. Public House launches its kitchen at 4.​Well, well, well. Just hours after last night's launch party for media and industry wrapped, the dual Traci Des Jardins ballpark eateries Public House and Mijita are officially in soft-open mode ― li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    What Would Brian Boitano Make ― with Sardines?

    T. PalmerBoitano filming an episode of his Food Network series at Precita Park.​Amy Sherman of Cooking With Amy recently interviewed Bay Area Olympic and World Figure Skating gold medalist Brian Boitano about his street-food adventures, wine preferences, and Food Network series What Would Bria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Think You Could Survive on $4 a Day? Here's Your Chance to Find Out

    clementine gallot/Flickr​It's a dare meant to get you thinking: Could you eat on just $4 a day? Next week, the Hunger Challenge will be asking folks to do just that. Four bucks is the average amount a food stamp recipient in Cali gets for daily sustenance -- tough to imagine surviving (not to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Estancia Dinner at Jardiniere: Local? Grass Fed? We'll Settle for Tasty

    Mary LaddThe roasted skirt steak was beefy and tender.​Before digging in to the Estancia grass-fed beef prix fixe at Jardiniere (300 Grove at Franklin) last night, SFoodie and überblogger Amy Sherman chatted with Traci Des Jardins, who admitted to nursing a 14-hours-ahead jet lag (she'd just ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 14, 2009

    Dish It Up

    Save money while eating better this year.

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