Battle of the Chefs
When: March 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (1630 Stockton at Union)
The Rundown: Three chefs will take to the kitchen to chop, stir, and cook their way towards victory. The twist to this chef battle hinges on geographic regions of Italy ... More >>
Hog & Rocks has always featured an interesting selection of classic cocktails, but now it boasts some serious talent behind the bar. This past fall, chef Scott Youkilis hired famed bartender Scott Beattie to design a new cocktails and menu for both Hog & Rocks and his upcoming BBQ spot ac ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
All things pastrami and pickles: The popular pop-up Wise Sons Jewish deli is nearly ready to open their new brick-and-mortar. Thrillist notes that this Sunday they'll soft launch with a brunch in their ne ... More >>
The International Association of Culinary Professionals just released its list of finalists for its annual cookbook and journalism awards. Local publishers Chronicle Books, Ten Speed Press, and UC Press all fared well this year, and a number of Bay Area authors were named. Here's the list of loca ... More >>
Books Inc., Cafe Rouge, and the Pasta Shop, all located on Fourth Street in Berkeley, have joined forces to create the Cooks' Book Club, a monthly event combining book readings with food and wine. Participating merchants will also make it easy to buy the ingredients for recipes mentioned in t ... More >>
Sean TimberlakeWhen it comes to squash, summer never seems to end.They may be called summer squash, but they are having a strong showing well into autumn. Farmers' markets are still bursting with them in a myriad of shapes and colors. Yellow and green zucchini prevail, but crooknecks, pattypa ... More >>
Sharon Ardiana, with the highly red pizza oven for soon-to-open Ragazza on Divis.Following last week's doughnut-wich from Dynamo's Sara Spearin ― part of Pal's Wednesday guest chef series ― would be a particularly thankless pursuit. Thankfully, Gialina's Sharon Ardiana has a secret weapon ... More >>
Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio
pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we
encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing,
no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.Remember Roberto Benigni? The Italian Jerr ... More >>