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John Campbell

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Start a New Ancient Tradition: Fortune-Telling Irish Halloween Bread

    The word "Halloween" owes its origins to the ancient Celtic harvest feast called Samhain, occurring on October 31st, the eve of the Celtic New Year. It was seen as a day when the departed souls were allowed to walk the Earth. Sounds pretty neat to me. What also sounds pretty neat is another Irish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Meet the California Lawmakers Who Are Enabling the Marijuana War

    Losing efforts sometimes score wins. Medical marijuana scored such a moral victory late Wednesday, when 163 members of Congress voted in favor of not allowing federal dollars to be spent on busting pot growers, distributors, and dispensaries in states with medical cannabis laws.The brainchild o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Fune Ya Japanese's IRS Problems, Why Criolla Kitchen Closed, and La Barca Shutters

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Fune Ya Japanese Restaurant is in hot water in with the IRS -- marking the third Richmond District restaurant in recent months to head to court. SFGate reports cash receipts in boxes marked "seasoned octo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Red Vic Replacement Plans, Bi-Rite Divisadero Delay, John Campbell's Gets Sued, and More

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Since the Red Vic closed in July, the only thing certain was the Alembic's plan to take over part of the the lobby space. Now Eater SF confirms, via Uppercasing, owners Betsy and Jack Rix's plans for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Tea Lover and Thai Idea Open, Stow Lake's New Café, and John Campbell's Bakery Back to One

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Over the weekend we spotted Tea Lover (544 Clement at Seventh Ave.), a new boba spot in the Inner Richmond. We weren't surprised the place had a line Sunday afternoon -- the city loves bubble tea. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    The Best Holiday Treats of 2010

    Jonathan KauffmanFruitcake from Schubert's Bakery.​Friday, December 24, 2010 We began this year's SFoodie Advent Calendar on Dec. 1, long before dog-eared rolls of Christmas wrap found their way out of closets, or we'd assembled 2010's official holiday party outfit (thanks, H&M!), or even bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 17: Mission Pie's Pear Frangipane Tart

    A.J. BatesPear frangipane tart, $3.50 per slice at Mission Pie.​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time. "Are you in the mood for a juicy pear pastry like the pear ginger pie or a more adult pear flavor like the pe ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 16: Tartine's Soft Glazed Gingerbread

    A.J. BatesTartine's springerle-mold gingerbread, $3.75: Pretty enough to mount on your wall.​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time. Sure, there's always a line at Tartine Bakery. Everybody knows that, San Francisc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 15: Sweet Tamales from La Espiga de Oro

    John BirdsallCorn tamales from La Spiga de Oro, $14 per dozen.​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time. When I was a chef in Chicago I worked with a prep cook we called Juancito, a sweet guy from Michoacan who'd sli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 13: Cookies and More Cookies!

    Jonathan KauffmanDestination Bakery's gingerbread girl.​ The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time.​SFoodie has learned over the past three weeks that sugar cookies decorated to OCD standards aren't as common in this cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 12: Wassail from Drinkwell Soda

    Drinkwell's Wassail​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas /Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time.Here's a bit of etymology we bet you don't know: The infamous "wazzzaaaaaaah" in this Budweiser commercial isn't, in fact, a corruption of "what's up" but "was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 11: Edible Holiday Box from Charles Chocolates

    Charles Chocolates​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time. "This might be a little bit big to fit in one of the little squares of your advent calendar," jokes Charles Chocolates owner Chuck Siegel of his winter col ... More >>

  • Film

    October 20, 2010
  • Dining

    August 4, 2010

    Recent Openers

    The newest dining and drinking spots around town

  • Dining

    July 28, 2010

    Recent Openers

    The newest dining and drinking spots around town

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    July 21, 2010

    Recent Openers

    The newest dining and drinking spots around town

  • Dining

    July 14, 2010

    Recent Openers

    The newest dining and drinking spots around town

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Belfast Bap from John Campbell's in Potrero

    Chris MacArthur/SF WeeklyBelfast bap with egg, Irish bacon, cheddar, and black sausages ($6).​Monday, July 12, 2010 When the Potrero branch of John Campbell's Irish Bakery opened last week, it brought along the Belfast bap, premade, wrapped in paper, and loaded into the pastry case (ask to ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    John Campbell's Unveils Retail Bakery in Potrero

    John Birdsall​Who says nothing's open on holidays? Last Sunday ― the Fourth of July ― the Potrero outpost of John Campbell's Irish Bakery opened its retail space in the former site of Pinkie's Bakery/Bento 415/4505 Meats. Campbell's had already been using the space for production baking. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    S.F. Rising: Raisin Soda Bread from John Campbell's

    Jonathan KauffmanHad I known soda bread could be this good...​A weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the fried, the artisan and the novelty.Raisin Soda Bread Source: John Campbell's Irish Bakery, 5625 Geary (at 21st Ave.) 387-1536. Price: $5.75 Toast-appropriateness: 7/1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Congee With Pork and Preserved Egg at Hing Lung

    T. PalmerCongee goes with doughnuts like white on rice.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Salumi Platter at Barbacco and Perbacco

    Guinnessgrrl/Flickr​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Rabbit Pot Pie from Mission Beach Café

    Penelope's Loom/FlickrSave room for additional pastry -- the sweet kind.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    House-Cured Anchovies at Zuni Cafe

    aloveletteraway/FlickrNo need to drown these in pizza sauce and melted mozzarella.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    New Orleans Iced Coffee from Blue Bottle

    dennisandluba/FlickrClean, rich iced coffee from the land of dirty rice.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Timballo di Maccheroni from Quince

    Steph L./YelpThe timbalo di maccheroni: Like a walled castle made of deliciousness.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Pinkie's and Bento 415 Announce New Space in SOMA; 4505 Meats Finds Temporary Kitchen

    Ben N./YelpThe site currently housing Ideal Cafe (pictured) will allow Bento 415 actual restaurant space.​Looks like the landlord ripple that threatened to leave Pinkie's Bakery, Bento 415, and 4505 Meats out on the sidewalk is resolved. (As we originally reported, John Campbell's Irish Bakery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Tokyo Ramen from Suzu Noodle House

    Marti L./YelpPurists, avert your eyes.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Potato Vareniki from Katia's

    Charlene/Yelp​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Dining

    April 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Cholle Bhature from Vik's Chaat Corner

    Vik's bhature is bigger than a bread basket.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    15 Romolo's Rising Sun Cocktail

    Cocktails may all look the same, but oh! the difference in taste.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. Number 28: The Rising Sun from 15 RomoloScott Baird and Aaron Smith's rejiggered 15 Romolo has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    John Campbell's Taking Over Potrero Space from Bento 415/Pinkie's/4505 Meats

    Claudine C./YelpPinkie's, Bento 415, and 4505 Meats are out at the end of April.​Eater was tipped yesterday to the forced exit later this month of Pinkie's Bakery and Bento 415 ― also co-tenant 4505 Meats, who uses the space for production ― from shared kitchen and retail space in Potrero ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    'Pulled' Lamb Sandwich from Wexler's

    John BirdsallIts pulled-pork sibling pales by comparison.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Jam Thumbprints from Piccino Coffee Bar

    John BirdsallThe jam changes with the seasons. Right now, it's orange marmalade.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Dining

    March 31, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Little Fried Fish from Nopa

    porkbelly24/FlickrWe've never known them to sog, even under assault from lemon.​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Carnitas Burrito from La Taqueria

    J. BirdsallAvocado is essential.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Dining

    March 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Cheung Hing's Roast Duck

    The juices alone are worth $20.​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Burmese Chicken Noodle Soup from Yamo

    M. LaddBlock out the ambient hubbub and take your time.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    John Campbell's Irish Bakery Opens in Pac Heights

    John Campbell'sThe original location.​Just in time for St. Patrick's Day: John Campell's Irish Bakery, the three-year-old Geary Street bakery whose scones SFoodie believes are some of the best things in town to eat, opened a second location in Pacific Heights yesterday. Located on the corner of Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Octopus Tostada from Mariscos La Costa

    gwen/FlickrAll the tostadas are pretty much a delight, though we're particularly fond of the pulpo.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Thai Barbecue Chicken from Manivanh

    noreylee/FlickrThe flesh is ridiculously soft.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    SFoodie's 92: Pizzetta 211 and the Garden-Fresh Pie

    jen maiser/FlickrYou never know exactly what you'll find.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Doggy Bag: The Sugar Junkie's Guide to S.F.

    Flem J./YelpCustard tart from Golden Gate Bakery​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. City sweets: Kristin Smith sugar-binges hard for The Bold Italic as she undertakes a two-day insulin freak-out at eight of the city's neighborhood bakeries: Chinese-American (AA, Eastern, Alex), Italian-Ameri ... More >>

  • Film

    August 11, 2004

    Deck Heads

    The card game Yu-Gi-Oh! becomes a wild and crazy movie

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    September 4, 2002

    Sci-fidelity

    At Worldcon, everyone -- from famous author to humble fan to mothlike alien -- is equal

  • News

    November 11, 1998

    Up a Tree. Still?

    Environmentalists have all but won their fight to save the Headwaters Forest. Somehow, that's not enough to bring Julia Hill down from her treetop perch.

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