Shae Irving/Hitchhiking to Heaven Chutneys ― like this spicy apple and quince version ― make colorful and flavorful holiday gifts.SFoodie's weekly guide to food-crafting gifts for the holidays. Chances are, unless you have a cultural connection to the Indian subcontinent or U.K., chutney ... More >>
cbcastro/FlickrA Fuyu, photographed at Ferry Plaza.Persimmons are springing off their trees right about now. In yesterday's Chronicle, Janny Hu suggested uses for each of the commonly available commercial varieties currently in season -- that is, both the firm Fuyu and squishier Hachiyas: [W] ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/BeerandNosh.comMight be worth putting up with this.Within weeks, Nombe, a joint venture of O Izakaya's Nick Balla (along with Mari Takahashi and Gil Payne of Sozai) promises to bring a blend of traditional and contemporary izakaya food -- Japanese tapas-like dishes that go well ... More >>
Dining is unexpectedly hidden under the new planetarium and aquarium in Golden Gate Park.