Handheld waffles are big business in Belgium, and they're reaching critical mass in San Francisco. This morning brought news via Inside Scoop that Anthony Myint of Mission Chinese, Commonwealth, and Mission Bowling Club, is teaming up with coffee roaster Andrew Barnett (formerly of Ecco, which is no ... More >>
Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks.
The Truck: Belly Burgers
The Cuisine: Melting-pot American cuisine
Specialty Items: Pork belly burgers
Worth the Wait in Line? Good god, yes
Ok, so I am cheating a little here. While ... More >>
One-month-old Duc Loi Kitchen seems destined to become the Saigon Sandwiches of the Mission. Last time SFoodie visited this food counter inside Duc Loi Supermarket, we were the last customer of the temporary outpost of Mission Burger back in 2010. Duc Loi delivers on both quantity and quality, ... More >>
As part of SFoodie's interview with Tom Silargorn, chef-owner of Lers Ros -- part 1 and part 2 were published earlier this week -- we asked Silargorn for his recipe for tom yum koong. The soup gets ordered daily at Lers Ros, no matter what the weather or the time of day, he says. It's worth tackling ... More >>
At Mission Chinese Food, Danny Bowien cooks up a short list of searing tributes to his favorite Chinese dishes.Maybe Danny Bowien couldn't thrive anywhere else but in San Francisco. Maybe the same is true of Mission Chinese Food, the Chinese-restaurant-in-a-Chinese-restaurant Bowien orchestra ... More >>
John BirdsallRIP, you hideous old thing.Saturday's the last day for Mission Burger ― chef and burger maker Danny Bowien's leaving for South Korea to get married, while founder Anthony Myint looks ahead to Commonwealth.
I'm sad, the city should be sad ― name the last original burger you h ... More >>
John BirdsallIt couldn't hurt to eat your fill of Mission burgers this month.Is Mission Burger closing? Mission Mission opened the throttle on the rumor machine when it floated a tantalizingly opaque post of burger lack at Duc Loi. The truth? Well, sure it's closing. MB fry cook Danny Bowien ... More >>
M. LaddGet 'em while they're scorching. And use a fork.Now available at Mission Burger at Duc Loi Market (2200 Mission at 18th St.): smoky, salty chili cheese fries ($4 -- if you want to skip the chili cheese part, the naked fries cost $2). The fries have a pleasing crispness -- a group of di ... More >>
On Sunday I was supposed to meet with some friends for lunch at Herbivore (only because I have a free meal coming my way), but they had a hard time mobilizing, so I went solo to Mission Burger instead. At that point, it was so late in the day all the mandarin Jarritos were gone! With mild trepida ... More >>
These used to be pretty. Really.
Sorry for the picture. The aïoli drips, errant dabs of chili-garlic paste, and grease spots are the result of a tortuous trek from Mission Burger's makeshift digs at Duc Loi Supermarket on Mission and 18th to an apartment seven blocks away, on Capp ... More >>
Mary LaddThrow money at something, and it just might blossom into something wonderfulMary Ladd. Eons ago, SFoodie talked to a source detailing plans for Duc Loi Supermarket (2200 Mission at 18th St.). Established in 1987, Duc Loi was a store with "international" ingredients but didn't stand out as a ... More >>