San Francisco is the king of hipster pop-ups. And we love it. Here's what you need to do to throw your fedora in the ring:
1. Put an egg on it: You can slap that free-range, olive-oil-fried egg on everything from burgers to bimbimbap. Eggs come from chickens, chickens are birds, and birds are painf ... More >>
This isn't on anyone's lists yet, but we'd still recommend it.Piling on the retailers of America, who would like all red-blooded Americans, Christian or no, to participate in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the food media has come out with a strong message to shoppers: Buy cookbooks for Christmas. ... More >>
Is this the future of cookbooks? (Cross your fingers.)Yesterday, the New York edition of Grub Street published a great essay by Hugh Merwin on the bright future of cookbooks, even as more and more readers are switching to e-readers and bookstores are flailing.
Cookbook sales are still strong, an ... More >>
SFoodie has been previewing this Saturday's Street Food Festival, but public gluttony is only the splashy half of the event. On Sunday, Aug. 21, and Monday, Aug. 22, La Cocina has also organized a National Street Food Conference, which is bringing many names from the local food scene, as well as ... More >>
Mission Street Food popup
Where: Cookhouse, 253 Columbus (at Broadway)
When: Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $65 (includes Mission Street Food book and dinner)
If you're like us and you miss Mission Street Food, there's a chance to revisit its hectic glory next week.
MSF founder Anthony ... More >>
Joseph SchellFrom this week's slideshow of the Peruvian Food FestivalHighlights from SFoodie this week:1. W. Blake Gray checks out Le Cordon Bleu, which claims to be San Francisco's first Vietnamese restaurant (opened in 1968). It's now owned by a Chinese-American woman who's never been to Vietna ... More >>
ission Street Food's restaurant memoir-cookbook, which officially launches tomorrow with a party at the Make-Ot Room, is remarkably modest. The word shitshow appears quite a few times, the intro to the recipe section includes the disclaimer "What follows will not impress every chef out there..." ... More >>
McSweeney'sLast month we tipped you to the book Mission Chinese Food/Commonwealth's Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz were writing, Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas from an Improbable Restaurant, to be published this summer by the new McSweeney's cookbook imprint. Today comes word that ... More >>
Warning: This is not the offical cover.An article today in Publishers Weekly revealed that San Francisco-based published McSweeney's is launching a cookbook imprint. The first release will be a quarterly publication from Momofuku's David Chang, to appear as a 12-page print periodical and an iPad ... More >>