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 >>
Liza Gershman 2010Carlo Espinas.The Carlo Espinas Sandwich at Pal's
When: Today, Feb. 9, starting at 11 a.m.
Where: Pal's Takeaway, inside Tony's Market, 2751 24th St. (at Hampshire), 203-4911
The rundown: Today's installment of Pal's guest-chef sandwich series: Carlo Espinas of ... More >>
We're not exactly sure what these gents in Chinatown are up to, but it doesn't look good...What was it like to live in San Francisco 100 years ago? Apart from the odd lingering quake rubble and ― if you were black, or brown, or a woman, or wanted to keep house with somebody of your own chro ... More >>
As a prelude to Le Fooding's upcoming New York vs. San Francisco "showdown," The New York Times' T magazine asked David Chang and Daniel Patterson to talk about West Coast vs. East Coast food. Patterson, first up, started by yawning at the question, then asking a different one: What makes a regio ... More >>
LA & OC Foodventures/FlickrPimm's Berry Punch at Rickhouse.For many the idea of punch is that unnaturally red "Hawaiian" liquid from a plastic gallon jug. Even the spiked variety that occasionally shows up at adult gatherings is usually nothing more than the kid stuff fortified with cheap liq ... More >>
thisyuppielife/FlickrAbandon your iPhone all ye who enter here.San Francisco's mustache-waxing love of the old-timey has reached critical mass amid the tweed and mahogany confines of Comstock Saloon in North Beach. In today's edition of SF Weekly, food critic Jonathan Kauffman descends into t ... More >>
Peter DaSilva/New York TimesJeff Hollinger (left) and Jonny Raglin.In today's review, I write about Comstock Saloon. The North Beach bar and restaurant is located on the edge of what used to be the Barbary Coast, San Francisco's vice district, which flourished from 1849 to 1914. Bartenders Jonny ... More >>
My favorite morsels this week from SFoodie and beyond:1. The thought of pickled eggs induces a pang of nostalgia in anyone with Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry (ahem) ― and probably fear and distrust in most other people. John Birdsall's interview with Comstock Saloon's research-happy chef, Carlo E ... More >>
The Yum DiaryCarlo Espinas in the kitchen at Piccino.In Part 1 of our conversation with Carlo Espinas, the Comstock Saloon chef described abandoning ship on journalism to embark on a life spent in kitchen whites. Espinas, 30, got a taste of restaurant glory at Incanto, witnessed the birth of ... More >>
eatersf/FlickrThe centerpiece is a beautifully restored 1907 mahogany bar. After a few delays, Comstock Saloon, the highly anticipated authentic Barbary Coast era project from Absinthe bar duo Jonny Raglin and Jeff Hollinger, is finally open.
The centerpiece is a beautifully restored mahogan ... More >>
(Palermo vs. Tokyo by Chef Ian Muntzert)Notes and Photos by Tamara Palmer
We've written previously of our love of Mission Street Food, the brainchild of Bar Tartine line chef Anthony Myint that began life as a truck in October and now takes place most Thursday nights at Lung Shan (2234 Mission). G ... More >>