Rice Paper Scissors New Year's Day Brunch
Where: Whiz Burgers, 700 S. Van Ness (at 18th St.), 824-5888
When: Tues., Jan. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Menu items available à la carte ($3-12)
The rundown: Not content to rest on their achievements of 2011 (which included props and screen time from ... More >>
Sometimes, it can feel like "street food" is synonymous with "what people are eating in Hanoi."
That's not always the case. Gerald Luna's b.street waffles make use of a Belgian waffle recipe from the city of Liège -- a yeasted dough not unlike brioche -- to replicate what vendors once cooked up i ... More >>
What: Lauren Shockey at Omnivore Books
Where: Omnivore Books
When: Fri., October 21, 6-7 p.m.
The rundown: Village Voice's Lauren Shockey, she of the Really Great Name, will be in town to talk about her new book, Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanCafe Bunn Mi's sole sandwich: Not the same as Bun Mee's.In Hanoi, where copyright laws are laxer than in San Francisco, success and unauthorized cloning go hand in hand. The moment Lucky Hotel gets a good mention in the Lonely Planet guide, five more Lucky Hotels appear, some on ... More >>
Tamara PalmerMeatlessness is for Mondays. That's why we're offering up a juicy slab of meat this afternoon. But can you pinpoint the name of this dish and the San Francisco restaurant that created it? If so, please offer a guess in the comments below.
A hearty congratulations to Dee Dee Nguy ... More >>
Doug Letterman/FlickrIt seems odd that the Fairmont wants to close the Tonga Room just as neo-neo-tiki is blowing up in artisan-cocktail circles. (Today, for instance, the New York Times reported on the opening of yet another rum bar.) Though it has been a while since we've been to a birthday par ... More >>
Even with ankles so weakened by injury that doctors are all but useless, Tuan Vu relentlessly pushes himself toward the complex stylistic perfection that will earn him the world singles championship -- of footbag