It's the most magical time of the year, at least for those of us who love liters of German beer flowing like water: Oktoberfest! Like the good festival city it is, San Francisco has plenty of options for celebrating the traditional German party, from the official Oktoberfest by the Bay to more sedat ... More >>
Yelp/Nice L.The party block.What: Cafe Prague's Wurst Holiday Block Party
Where: Cafe Prague
When: Fri., December 16, 4-8 p.m.
The rundown: All the party people who are willing to head into the Financial District at 4 p.m. on a Friday afternoon will be rewarded with discounte ... More >>
Earl G./FlickrWalzwerk's sauerbraten, $18.SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
SFoodie has eaten sauerbratens so vinegary we worried that the meat had spoiled. But Walzwerk's sauerbraten, one of the Mission restaurant's best dishes, hits just ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.
Both Inside Scoop and Grub Street hail the opening of Leopold's (Leopold's: 2400 Polk, 474-2000), which started serving dinner this weekend. The pitch: Austro-Italian food ― pappardelle w ... More >>
John BirdsallOven baked spaetzle gratin ($8).Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Requirements for opening a restaurant in SOMA's ballpark corridor: big bar, dishes you can eat without the dangly tails of your panda hat wicking up extraneous sauces, slouchy lounge.
Once its liquor license arrives (possi ... More >>
Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio
pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we keep
encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing,
no more taking on the accent of a language you don't speak.Something always happens to us when orderi ... More >>
Janine KahnTake your time with it.Tue., Jan. 5, 2010
Schmidt's, Christiana Schmidt and Isabell Mysyk's tribute to the German wurst haus, feels right at home at the quieter residential end of Folsom. It's an airy, contemporary urban space that seems perfect for lazy contemplation of the veal ... More >>
pilzeleben/FlickrReally into it? Wear your own.Foreign Cinema (2534 Mission at 21st St.) is busting out the lederhosen and offering two Oktoberfest dinners, tomorrow night and again on Thursday, Oct. 29. Chefs Gayle Pirie and John Clark are cooking special three-course meals designed as odes ... More >>
Achtung, baby: Hasenpfeffer and spiced cabbage.Mission neo-German würst hall Schmidt's (2400 Folsom at 20th St.) started serving dinner last night, a result of landing its wine and beer license. The expanded menu showed off more of chef Matt Shapiro's range. By 7 p.m. the place was roughly two-thir ... More >>
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Let's do lunch:
Really, be honest: Are you eating enough German food? Begin to address the lacuna in your global eating with a mouthful of veal schnitzel sandwich (SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody's fave) at Schmidt's (2400 Folsom at 20th St., 401-0200).
Drink therapy ... More >>
There can't be too many German restaurants in San Francisco to suit us -- we're BIG schnitzel fans! -- so learning that Christiana Schmidt and Isabell Mysyk (owners of the gemütlich East German Walzwerk on South Van Ness) were opening a deli on Folsom brought a tear of joy to our eye.
So did ... More >>