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  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Chad Newton's Post-Fish & Farm Projects Might Land Outside S.F.

    Jesse Friedman/FlickrChad Newton.​Scoop reported yesterday on the impending departure of Fish & Farm's Chad Newton, to collaborate with Farm founder Franz Klein on a project twofer: replicating the takeaway lunch biz American Box, and launching the classic barbecue concept Parcel. When we spok ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010

    'Pulled' Lamb Sandwich from Wexler's

    John BirdsallIts pulled-pork sibling pales by comparison.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    January 25, 2010

    Monday Mood Enhancer: Your SFoodie Lunch Planner

    J. BirdsallTransformative: Smoked chicken wings.​Mon., Jan. 25, 2010 It takes something vivid to get the gray taste of Monday out of your mouth. When it comes to FiDi mood enhancers, Wexler's is every bit as essential as the 10 a.m. latte. Tuck your necktie into your dress shirt, then tuck in ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Early Bird Special: Fish & Farm

    Fish & Farm​An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review. Last spring, owner Frank Klein scrapped the locavore concept he'd forged for Fish & Farm, the TenderSquare eatery tucked into the Mark Twain Hotel (339 Taylor at O'Farrell). With chef Charlie Kleinman off to get smoky at We ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    Hot Meal: Ryan Kat at Bruno's

    J. BirdsallThe BBQ Pork Rib Plate: A successful mashup of snarl and finesse.​In July, Ryan Ostler and Kat Zacher wadded up their aprons and split from The Broken Record, where they'd racked up critical hype as independent kitchen operators at the rough-edged Excelsior bar. They're back, this t ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009
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    August 18, 2009

    Early Bird Special: Wexler's

    Jen SiskaMore downtown than down-home?​An early taste of SF Weekly's Wednesday food review. Forget the kind of barbecue you find yourself licking off your forearm an hour after lunch, the kind you feel no remorse in toothpicking from your molars on a crowded bus in plain view. Wexler's (568 ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    For Chefs in S.F., Making a Root Beer Float Involves More Than Popping a Can

    eyjensen/FlickrSpecial enough for a birthday: The root beer float (with cookies) at Michael Mina.​Even if you knew that today is National Root Beer Float Day -- a fact we learned from Three Olives Vodka, which just released a root beer-flavored vodka to a nation happily unaware of what it's be ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Hot Meal: Lunch at Wexler's

    Smoked chicken wings: A tad gnawy.Despite the buzz it's sparked, brand-new Wexler's (568 Sacramento at Montgomery) strikes you as tiny and a little prim, tucked away in a gray block of Sacramento along a concrete canyon in the Financial District. Even the dining room has a touch of the austere, desp ... More >>

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