• News

    April 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Rats Invade North Beach

    Sounds like the title to a B-grade film. But alas, it's the real thing, people. Multiple media outlets are reporting on a rodent raid sweeping through the North Beach neighborhood, crawling over feet and scurrying around happy tourists. Take Molly Soracco for instance. The Liguria Bakery employe ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Vegansaurus Just Launched a Sassy App for Bay Area Vegan Eating

    Vegansaurus, the popular vegan lifestyle blog run by (full disclosure) SFoodie contributors Laura Beck and Megan Rascal and SF Weekly's fabulous copy editor, Meave, has teamed up with Escape Apps to produce a pocket guide to the best vegan food in the Bay Area. The new app offers detailed reviews of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Number 2: Steamed Sea Bass with Lime and Chile From Lers Ros

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Tom Silargorn has a flair for the dramatic. His soups are all served in ringed Mongolian hot pots, blue flames and sparks shooting up through the tube at their center; every day you order tom kha gai feels like July 4. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Number 3: Koo's Spoonful of Happiness

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​ When Kiyoshi Hiyakawa opened his Inner Sunset sushi bar Koo in 2004, he hoped to escape the cutely termed, Americanized rolls of his former employer, Tokyo Gogo, and instead offer a more traditional se ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Number 8: Taqueria La Alteña's Al Pastor Burrito

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​For as many taquerias and taco trucks in San Francisco serve "al pastor" -- shepherd-style pork -- Taqueria La Alteña is one of only a few of them make al pastor the traditional way: on a spit. If you think the vertic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Number 9: Liguria Bakery's Pizza Focaccia

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Everyone in San Francisco, it seems, has his or her favorite kind of focaccia from Liguria Bakery. Some will defend to their death the honor of the rectangles dimpled with green onions, others the loaves thickly speckl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    The Five Best Breads in San Francisco

    J Rodman Jr./flickrAcme baguettes.Back in the 1980s, the Bay Area led the renaissance of artisanal baking, and you can still sense that depth of experience in every complimentary bread plate, every $8 sandwich, and every grocery store in San Francisco. We take good bread for granted, no longer paus ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 5: Panettone from Dianda's

    Jonathan KauffmanOne-pound panettone from Dianda's, $5.25. ​The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time.SFoodie can't tell you how many loaves of imported Italian panettone we bought over the years before we admitted to ours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Twenty-Five Lusk Opens Saturday, Farina Has New Chefs

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Urban Daddy earns linking rights for announcing the Saturday opening of Twenty-Five Lusk (25 Lusk at Townsend, 495-5875, The takeaway: two levels, lounge resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    S.F. Rising: Liguria Bakery's Focaccia

    J. KauffmanAs good as it ever was.​ A weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the steamed, the artisan and the novelty.Focaccia Source: Liguria Bakery, 700 Stockton (at Filbert), 421-3786 Price: $4 Toast-appropriateness: in toaster, 3/10; brushed with olive oil and rewarmed, 9/10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Starting Tonight, Joey & Eddie's Takes a Weekly Tour through Italy's Regional Dishes

    Taste the boot.​We like the family-style Italian fare at the Bronx-styled Joey & Eddie's (1652 Stockton at Filbert) in North Beach. No surprise, really, since we've loved other restaurants launched by co-owner and executive chef Joseph Manzare, especially Globe. Anyway, we just learned that J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    If it's Noon This Must be Vesuvio

    By Matthew Stafford Last week I took it upon myself to show a visitor around San Francisco. The visitor in question, a New Zealander, was on the initial leg of a year-long circumnavigation of the globe, and as a native San Franciscan I wanted her to get home several months from now and say to herse ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 5, 2007

    Flowering in the Mission

    Unusual Ligurian dishes and fabulous desserts await the food-obsessed at Farina

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2005

    Resolved: To Enjoy San Francisco

    Some ways to make the best of the best city in the world, year-round

  • Dining

    August 11, 2004

    Italian With Tears

    The forgettable fare at Tonno Rosso feels like nobody cares

  • Summer Guide

    June 25, 2003

    I Think I See a Pic-a-nic Basket

    Even the average bear knows S.F. has the world's best parks for summer picnicking. Let us show you where to buy first-class, outdoor-friendly food and drink.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 15, 2002

    Best Focaccia

    Liguria Bakery

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