World-renowned French chef Daniel Boulud first visited our fair city in 1981 and by all accounts was a fan (more on that soon). Now he oversees an empire of restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Toronto, Montreal, Beijing, and Singapore, though is based mainly in New York. Chef Boulud ... More >>
Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Fins on the Hoof The Cuisine: Cal-Med comfort food Specialty Items: Lamb burger Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunch time, a total 16 minutes from the end of the line to f ... More >>
A Taste of Modern Luxury: Celebrity Cruises Pops Up in San Francisco Where: Stable Cafe, 2128 Folsom (at 17th St.), 552-1199 When: November 15, 12:15 p.m. and 1 p.m. seatings Cost: $25 (purchase in advance via Eventbrite) The rundown: A two-day run of Celebrity Cruises serving lunch and dinner on ... More >>
mrswheelbarrow.comDIY pancetta from Charcutepalooza co-creator Cathy Barrow.What happens when you combine meat, salt, and time? Evidently, a cultural phenomenon. Late last year, bloggers Cathy Barrow of Mrs Wheelbarrow's Kitchen and Kim Foster of The Yummy Mummy got talking on the subject o ... More >>
Melissa Perello was born in Nutley, N.J., lived in Houston, and went to cooking school in upstate New York, but San Francisco is where the 32-year-old chef formed her restaurant bones. She arrived here fresh from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., to gig with mentor Michael Mina a ... More >>
Gare and Kitty/FlickrThe makings of a kickass pair of wedgies?If you want another option for your used champagne and wine corks -- beyond using them in bad art projects -- there are fashion-forward options in the works. Cork is one material that's migrating from the recycling bin to the shoe ... More >>
M. BrodyGoldstein, serving chunky gazpacho -- but when does she sleep?A real treat: an intimate dinner chez Joyce Goldstein, aka the hardest working woman in the food business. Goldstein, veteran of Chez Panisse and her own San Francisco restaurant Square One, is the author of 26 cookbooks, a ... More >>
Note the light refreshments at the free 5/11 event.
Sonoma will be ground zero for aficionados of California's artisan cheese producers. The third annual Artisan Cheese Festival, held at the Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma, will run from Friday, March 20, through Monday, March 23. The festivities begin with a Meet the Artisans welcome reception a ... More >>
Dining is unexpectedly hidden under the new planetarium and aquarium in Golden Gate Park.
Week of 6-13-2007
Wrestling with the good, the bad, and the trendy
A progressive meal through three Indian places with a knowledgeable companion
Charles Nob Hill
The Lesbian & Gay Film Festival adds a new $10,000 prize for documentaries
S.F. officials are tilting toward more community-based rehab for youthful offenders -- if they can put the lid on internal bickering that's given new meaning to the term "juvenile justice"