Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Healthful chain meals take off. I've scoffed off the "healthy" options on the menus of chain restaurants as the dietetics equivalent of greenwashing. But USA Today just reported t ... More >>
Alex Jackson provided SFoodie with this photo of himself last year.Grub Street's Jay Barmann posted first word last night on what promises, ultimately, to be a complex story: Claims that Alex Jackson, the chef once at the helm of The Corner, and whom SF Weekly food critic Jonathan Kauffman re ... More >>
Fifth FloorJennie Lorenzo is expected Friday night at Off the Grid, making a guest appearance at Le Truc.Grub Street was among local food sites reporting Jennie Lorenzo's hasty departure from Fifth Floor last week. "Her last meal there will be Saturday night, September 4, and she tells Grub S ... More >>
Jay Barmann/Grub Street San FranciscoA few weeks back, Jay Barmann of Grub Street San Francisco hipped us to the imminent opening of Parada 22 (1805 Haight at Shrader), a Puerto Rican restaurant helmed by chef Alex Jackson (Weird Fish/The Corner). At that point, the projected start date was t ... More >>
forageSFIt was all cool, until...Grub Street's Jay Barmann reports on the Health Department's bust of last night's Underground Farmers' Market in a private residence in the Mission.
Organizer Iso Rabins of forageSF blogged today that the event was otherwise a success, attracting what he rec ... More >>