Among the more than 50 traditional offerings at Thai Noodle Jump (560 Balboa at 6th Ave.) in the Richmond District are six different kinds of pan-fried noodles, all priced under $8. Pictured here is the moo dang ($7.50) of vermicelli noodles with barbecued pork, carrots, broccoli, bok choy, green ... More >>
The first of our occasional series where we'll pit the same dish from two different restaurants against each other concerns tempura soba, the Japanese soup dish of buckwheat noodles paired with a side of tempura shrimp and vegetables for dipping, in a battle between Sunset District noodle shop Hot ... More >>
Arizmendi Bakery (1331 9th Ave.) is a surefire spot for cookies, bread, pastries and pizza. But it might be surprising to learn that the worker-owned collective also makes a mean tabouli ($3.50). This can be one of the least substantial components of a Middle East feast (as Trader Joe's calls it), ... More >>
(S.F. sushi spots create specialties far more regionalized than just the California Roll; image via Flavor J) It's not that the California Roll isn't appreciated, but it sure is fun to see sushi joints naming their maki after the neighborhoods where they operate. Here are 10 that stand out: 1. Po ... More >>
Yep, the whole hog: belly, head, trotter, skin, ears, liver, heart, brain, tripe, kidneys, lard, blood, and spleen.
Francisco BarradasCLG Thai Cafe was evicted so fast they apparently didn't have time to take down its sign. The Mexican restaurant that took its place is now following them out the door. Sounds like it's time for another protest in the Mission.Mission hipsters against gentrification of the Mission h ... More >>
Bang Data at the Elbo Room January 12, 2009 Review by Eric K. Arnold Photos by EKAphotography What more could anyone ask from a Tuesday night in the Mission than discovering both a new favorite taqueria and a new favorite band? First the taqueria: Los Coyotes on 16th (in-between Mission and Valenci ... More >>
Spend a day of Olympic proportions beyond the Dragon's Gate.
The charming L'Ardoise Bistro turns the Duboce Triangle into the 21st arrondissement.
Former pro soccer players from Latin America help the Farolito team dominate an amateur league.