For many years, Bear Republic's Racer X felt like a thing of urban lore. The beer would be exposed in brief, Bigfoot-like sightings, only to retreat without a trace. According to legend, if you gaze into a mirror and say "Racer X" three times, you'll immediately grow a beard of hops. That, or you'l ... More >>
Barely recovered from the food coma of SF Chefs and Outside Lands? Buck up, it's time to grub and drink to your carts content at La Cocina's fourth annual San Francisco Street Food Festival, a celebration and fundraiser chock-full of street food and food trucks.
The cocktail bars are being organize ... More >>
Chiefo's Kitchen will debut moi-moi at San Francisco Street Food Festival on Sat. Aug., 18. Chiefo Chukwudebe, who grew up in Nigeria and got started in the local restaurant scene through La Cocina two years ago, says that you can guarantee a discussion if you bring up moi-moi in Nigeria. Everyone l ... More >>
Cristina "Kika" Arantes instructs me to hold my nose as I repeat after her: "pao de queijo." The nasel tone of the Portuguese word for Brazilian cheese bread may be difficult for Americans to master, but the love for this Brazilian snack is easy to acquire. It looks like a small bread roll, but brea ... More >>
We recently offered five good reasons to love Good Eggs, a new local company that facilitates the pickup or delivery of food from local artisans. Now we've got one more to add to what will surely be a growing list: Eji's, a caterer of traditional Ethiopian cuisine.
Eji Atlaw grew up in Addis Ababa, ... More >>
Okay, so you slept on the Castroville Artichoke Festival. Don't worry, there are still some fantastic food festivals left to tackle this summer in the greater Bay Area. Every road trip should be planned around good food, but why not plan a day trip where eating the best produce from the region that ... More >>
You made it! You've gone through nearly a year of SF Beer Week (http://sfbeerweek.org/) withdrawal. The 355 days of cold sweats, long nights, and detox shakes are about to pay off in a big way. Get all your errands out of the way now, because for the next ten days you won't have time for petty incon ... More >>
We know you like to rock. Perhaps you're reading this from your cubicle, and your colleagues have no idea there's an Iron Maiden t-shirt lurking underneath your sweater vest. You love live music, but every time you reach the front of the line at a concert concession stand, you're faced with overpric ... More >>
Albert LawThe Street Food Festival is getting ready for you. Are you ready, too?As everyone should know by now, the S.F. Street Food Festival is coming up this weekend. Now, we love street food and we love food festivals, but sometimes, when faced with long lines, hoards of hungry people, and ... More >>
El Huarache Loco workers make breakfastSan Francisco Street Food Festival
Where: Mission District (map is here)
When: Saturday, Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Cost: Free admission; food as it costs
San Francisco is so full of food fests that we can't even begin to count them. But Saturday's 3rd an ... More >>
Azalina EusopeThe Penang Curry BombLast week we went to a preview of the San Francisco Street Food Festival. We tasted more than three dozen dishes, and our single favorite was a new one being rolled out on Aug. 20: the Penang Curry Bomb from Azalina's Malaysian.
It's a fair name because the ... More >>
Dean SchafferAesop Rock (right) raps faster than you can even understand at Phono del Sol.
The Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival, featuring Aesop Rock, Mirah, Man/Miracle, and more
July 16, 2011
@ Potrero del Sol Park
Better than: Registering to vote.
It's hard to turn down anything fre ... More >>
Chris MacArthurThe 2010 Street Food Festival.
Even though the 2011 SF Street Food Festival isn't taking place until Saturday, August 20, organizer Caleb Zigas says the lineup of vendors is "98 percent firm." This year, as SFoodie reported in April, the festival is significantly bigger -- there's ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Mark your summer calendar. Every year I swear I'm going to make it to events like the Fiesta Filipina and the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral's Taste of Greece but always fo ... More >>
Hannah Quevedo/SFoodie, 2009Mark your calendar for La Cocina's Third Annual San Francisco Street Food Festival, scheduled for Sat., Aug. 20,11 a.m.-7 p.m. La Cocina is using language like "bigger, bolder, and better than ever," and "7 times the space, 6 times the food" ― claims that referen ... More >>
Chocolate and Beer FestivalSecond Annual Chocolate and Beer Festival
Where: Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond, 510-735-1133
When: Sat., Feb. 19, 2-6 p.m.
Cost: $28 (includes parking, entry, four chocolate tickets, and two beer tickets)
The rundown: This sweet spot in SF Beer ... More >>
Roaming HungerGlobal Soul: Gone south.Global Soul, a food truck we've followed since its test-run days in the Mission this summer, has relocated to Los Angeles. SFoodie e-mailed proprietors Jessica Phadungsilp and Christina Aviles to find out why they deserted us what prompted the move down to So ... More >>
Joseph SchellCheck out our slide show from photographer Joseph Schell, who roamed the weekend's Fabulous Food Festival at the Concourse Exhibition Center. Behold the oily, the truffle-y, the edibly crafty, and the otherwise delicious.