There have been too many a long and drunken night where I've floundered into hofbraus like Lefty O' Doul's with just enough singles to get me a corned beef sandwich to smooth out the inevitable rocky morning after. No insight as to where this hangover savior has come from. No care but for my own, w ... More >>
Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Hapa Ramen and Wise Sons Deli The Cuisine: Food Truck Mash-up Specialty Items: Seasonally influenced ramen (Hapa Ramen) and Jewish deli classics (Wise Sons Deli) Worth the ... More >>
A new deli in the Financial District is offering classic comfort food like pastrami sandwiches and chicken soup updated with local, seasonal ingredients, as per usual in S.F. The tagline at Shorty Goldstein's is "cure, brine, smoke, pickle," which refers to all the things that Michael Siegel and his ... More >>
Bacon, sausage, fried eggs. At first glance, the description of Deli Board's BK sandwich ($11) doesn't exactly provoke visions of a sexy brunch. In fact, upon delivery to a rickety sidewalk table, this breakfast appears downright ghastly. A unification of yolk, melted American cheese and Board sauce ... More >>
When you write criticism for a living, it's your job to dish out the bad along with the good. I had high hopes for 1058 Hoagie, the new sandwich shop from Adam Mesnick, the owner of the excellent Deli Board, but when I reviewed it this week in the paper I found some of the new hoagies to be lacking ... More >>
If you're a food person, restaurants are right up there with friends as the hardest things to leave behind when you move. I've been in San Francisco for a few months now, just enough time to develop a serious craving for the glorious Godmother sandwich from Bay Cities Deli in Santa Monica. It's an I ... More >>
The folks behind Foreign Cinema and Show Dogs opened the wee coffee shop/sandwich stand Machine Coffee & Deli a few weeks ago, next to Show Dogs at the corner of Sixth and Market. The Four Barrel coffee is a draw, but there's one other thing that caught our attention: Daily rotating breakfast sandwi ... More >>
Two of Ben Narasin's roles when he isn't writing for us are as a contributor to Cheese Connoisseur Magazine and as the restaurant reviewer for the Peninsula for Gayot.som. We asked him for a first impression of the new Salumeria. When I mentioned I was going to write-up the week-old Salumeria, my ... More >>
Adam Mesnick is quick to distinguish the offerings at his new venture, 1058 Hoagies, from his SOMA sandwich mecca, Deli Board. "Deli Board is my baby. Everything is perfect down to the wrapper. With hoagies, I can be a little sloppier. If a customer orders a hoagie and picks it up four hours later, ... More >>
Judging by the number of customers devouring sandwiches and heading back for seconds, the upcoming Salumeria deli and sandwich shop should have no problem winning over a crowd. During a three-hour lunchtime pop-up the Flour Water offshoot held today at the Window, foodies had the chance to preview ... More >>
Given the care that San Francisco cooks lavish on the humblest of vegetables, it's no surprise that sandwich-making in this town qualifies as an artisanal pursuit. Even journeyman makers hunt down the perfect bread for their masterpieces and whisk together small-batch mayonnaise. In fact, we're s ... More >>
Photos by W. Blake GrayEddie Sweileh, Maura Mancia and Maria López make the sandwiches at Freddie'sFreddie's Sandwiches is tucked away on a quiet corner downhill from North Beach and uphill from Fisherman's Wharf. You'd think the location would be challenging, but owner Ed Sweileh has ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanM&L Market's turkey-pastrami sandwich. This is a half sandwich ($4.20), by the way. Now that the SFoodie's 92 is over, I'm returning to a series about restaurants that have been around so long they've slipped into a media black hole. There are three constants about the line ... More >>
Frank MilwardBlake Joffe of Beauty's BaglesBlake Joffe's memories of childhood vacations aren't of beaches or landmarks. Instead, he reminisces about the Montreal bagels he scarfed during many visits to his dad's hometown. This fall, Joffe, who currently cooks at Pizzeria Delfina, and partne ... More >>
Alvin P./YelpHRD's Sloppy Jo-Jo, $5.75.SFoodie could eat banh mi every day ― and has, at times ― but as we have traced that hallowed route between our offices and Larkin Street we've been distracted by more and more Asian-themed sandwiches. Here are our favorite of the past five months, in no ... More >>
John BirdsallThe Number 3, cheese, ham, and egg, $6.95.Thursday, October 28, 2010 John BirdsallYou take a bite of the Number 3 (cheese, ham, and egg, $6.95) and your teeth squeak against the thickish slice of deli ham swathed in a double-fold of spongy-soft buckwheat crêpe. Crêperie ... More >>
Nina LaoPearl's Kitchen's Jon and Lauren Bowne.In the fast moving, trend-bending world of San Francisco street food, is it possible that one of the most talked-about operations of 2010 was ideologically inspired by Jewish grandparents? In the case of Pearl's Kitchen, the nine-month-old corned ... More >>
Music celebrities continue to be a fertile source of inspiration for sandwich makers across the nation. Behold some incredibly strange examples of a growing art form; call it an iTunes eatlist. The star: Lady Gaga The sandwich: Fried cod sticks, avocado, roll The location: Hapa Ramen, San F ... More >>
John BirdsallA deli sandwich standard, only without the cold cuts.Mon., April 5, 2010 John BirdsallAt the Dogpatch sandwich shop he named for his mother-in-law, Oralia Posada, Gilbert Cab shuns cold cuts in favor of meats baked every morning, kept warm, and sliced thickly to order, ol ... More >>
M. LaddBlock out the ambient hubbub and take your time.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.
There'll be plenty for both foodies and music lovers to enjoy at the Great American Food and Music Fest, a one-day event running from noon to 10 p.m. on June 13 at the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View.Chef and Food Network star Bobby Flay is the host, and will demonstrate his famed grilling te ... More >>
The last of the old-school North Beach Italian delis.
My first revelatory sandwich experience was in Guadalajara, Mexico when I was five years old. Our hotel restaurant crafted a double-decker turkey on white toast that Dagwood himself would have lusted after, and upon sampling it my blind devotion to Underwood Deviled Ham on Langendorf ... dwindled. A ... More >>
Come along as we walk (and eat) our way through the Ferry Building.
Three different ways to fill the space between two pieces of bread.
If a place called Morty's isn't Jewish enough, what is? Our quest for a great delicatessen continues.
Introducing San Francisco's best deli
Discovering the delights of DeLessio while searching for a good sandwich to take to a movie
Two new East Bay restaurants have foodies talking with their mouths full
But discovering a great deli sandwich during a great summer festival is quite nice
A search for the best Cuban sandwich also turns up great coffee and a bargain prix fixe dinner
Two -- or more -- great tastes that taste great together
Everyone can find something to like at Sydney's Home
East Coast West Delicatessen
What does a girl have to do to get a decent hot pastrami in this town?
One exceptional meal is overshadowed by two subsequent setbacks
A paean to an easy summer pleasure
East Coast West Delicatessen
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