Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. Jonathan Kauffman is out this week, so Jesse Hirsch is filling in on Talking Points. Team work!
1. New Trend: Avocados. At the Castro Muni station, we recently noticed a slew of targ ... More >>
Tuesday night we went to Boulevard and blew the rent. After two Woodford Reserve Manhattans, the sommelier John helped us pick out an astounding Barolo from Piedmont that set us back $165. Good thing the foie gras was amazing and the northern halibut was as close to the empyrean as one gets w ... More >>
Local television isn't as booming as it was years ago. One of the greatest casualties, Dr. Jang excepted, is the proliferation of awesome and awesomely strange commercials for Bay Area businesses. We thought we'd take a moment to honor a few past and present food commercials we love:
5. East Oa ... More >>