All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life. We've been fans of Cool Culinara, the online shop that sells framed and unframed prints of vintage menus, since it opened earlier in the summer -- along with the menus, the site gives some backgroun ... More >>
The crafty site Etsy is a great place to go when you're looking for a creative present for your food-obsessed friend who has it all. A search for "San Francisco food" or "Bay Area food" turns up a lot of one-of-a-kind finds. Case in point: These paper and wood earrings ($28) by Chantal deFelice dep ... More >>
All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life. Want to give and possibly get fed in return? Gifting a Chronicle cookbook may just entice your adorable friend to whip up a batch of Cake Pops or addictive Tartine bread in return. The warm and fuzz ... More >>
Fresh oysters are a time-tested holiday tradition in homes across the country, and as of yesterday the superlative Hog Island Oyster Co. started accepting orders for nationwide Christmas and New Years Eve shipping. The farm only has capacity for 100 orders per holiday on a first-come, first-serve ba ... More >>
I was an adult when I had my first oyster, though at 22 I was barely one. A local restaurant offered 50 cent oysters during weekday happy hours, and my friends and I started going because it made us feel like sophisticated high-rollers despite the fact that we were desperately broke (I couldn't even ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Urban Daddy is the first to report that Seven Hills (1550 Hyde, 775-1550, www.sevenhillssf.com) opens on Friday. Young chef-owner Alexander Alioto (yeah, you've heard of his relatives) has in ... More >>
Monday, August 3, 2009 Let's do lunch: Some days you just feel like going classic. SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody recommends one better : a cleaned-up take on an otherwise hackneyed classic, aka the chicken Waldorf salad at Spruce (3640 Sacramento at Spruce). Drink therapy: It's Mic ... More >>
While one of the main headliners might be up in the air for this year's Outside Lands music fest (August 28-30 in Golden Gate Park) at this point, promoters can assure that good quality food vendors have already been secured. "A Taste of the Bay Area" definitely sounds like more than funnel c ... More >>
razorpsyche via FlickrCan the old Jeanty at Jack's give rise to a new Jack's?Efforts by the former general manager of shuttered Jeanty at Jack's to open a similar restaurant in the historic building are looking 50-50, according to Luc Chamberland. "I think there's still a possibility we can work som ... More >>
Come along as we walk (and eat) our way through the Ferry Building.
The menu is different every day — really! — at this spot in Hayes Valley.
Meat therapy at the best little steakhouse in San Francisco
Bathing in bivalves by the bucket at three brilliant oyster bars
Aidell's Sausage Stand