After seven months as a tent in front of its brick-and-mortar space on Divisadero, The Mill officially opened its doors this morning. By its second hour the line was stacked deep and looking antsy. The new spot from Josey Baker and Jeremy Tooker (Four Barrel) is a combination bakery/cafe, a welcome ... More >>
BREAKING: It's the last call for soy at Four Barrel. In the next two weeks, café/roastery will be striking soy milk in favor of almond milk as their non-dairy option. We anticipated the change might have been a reaction to customer demand, but after talking with Jeremy Tooker, owner of Four Barrel, ... More >>
(Update 11:45 a.m.): Across the Bay in Oakland, it appears that the hundreds of protesters in downtown have forced some businesses to close shop for the day. As occupiers traversed the streets, many dressed in black, were seen banging on windows and generally making lots of noise. So far it se ... More >>
When reports that four masked robberies had charged into Four Barrel last week and pilfered one of the four stuffed boar heads that have adorned the southern wall since the popular coffee shop's opening, people were skeptical. Only days before April Fool's, customers and news media alike assumed tha ... More >>
Josey BakerJosey Baker gets to work on the new coffee cartIt's looking like 2012 is going to be an impressive year for Divisadero. Already stacked with solid food, great stores, and a prime location, the street is a thrumming stretch of San Francisco. Bi-Rite Grocery opens a store in the space ne ... More >>
SFoodie is calling up food types around the city to ask them about their favorite discovery of the past year, whether it's new or ancient, an ingredient or a person. We'll be running their responses over the course of the next 10 days.
Jeremy Tooker of Four Barrel shares with us his three favori ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Chef news: The pending Jake's on Market just found itself a chef. Inside Scoop reports Erik Hopfinger (Circa, Waterfront, Long Bar) will focus on Americana dishes from scratch: from grinding the meat to a ... More >>
Jeremy Tooker, provider of free javaWhen Jeremy Tooker co-owned Ritual Coffee Roasters, he noticed that a lot of folks took advantage of the outlets and WiFi to camp out and "make the place their office." It wasn't so much that he resented the use of table space. "It just wasn't the vibe I was looki ... More >>