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    December 29, 2011

    The Selecter DJ Kirk on the Sweater-Funk Parties and What's Missing in Current R&B

    ​Soul and funk guru The Selecter DJ Kirk has been dubbed the unofficial mayor of San Francisco by friends and peers. Born and raised in S.F., he is recognized for his all-embracing knowledge of soul music through the decades, his extensive record collection, and for producing events like Soul ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Scenes from Mission Chinese Food's Shenzen Dinner

    Janice Leung/E*ting FoodMission Chinese Food's Shenzen meal: Clam sashimi with tomato water and melon. ​Thanks to a tweet from Gary Soup this morning, SFoodie discovered series of posts from food bloggers in Hong Kong and China about a dinner that Mission Chinese Food cooked during the staff's rec ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Eight San Francisco Drinks to Imbibe This Weekend

    Lou Bustamante​ The three-day weekend: That's enough time to drive out to the Sonora and find God among the cacti! Or shred the three boxes of 10-year-old phone bills you've been meaning to throw away! Or send emails to every single one of your relatives you've been meaning to write! Here's a mo ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011
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    May 17, 2011

    No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioMission Chinese Food's mixed pickles, $3.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate wit ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    No. 5: Mushroom Soufflé at Cafe Jacqueline

    justafoodie/FoodspottingThe mushroom souffle at Cafe Jacqueline, $28.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The reason that Cafe Jacqueline still shows up in most-romantic-restaurant lists isn't the fact that Jacqueline Margulis makes each of ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    No. 8: Pork Skewers at Halu

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioHalu's tontoro (left) and bacon-wrapped mochi.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Most studio apartments are bigger than Shigemi and Mimi Komiyama's tiny, personal restaurant, and signs of Shigemi's adoration of t ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    No. 17: Wayfare Tavern's Steak Tartare

    Gil Riego, Jr.Wayfare Tavern's steak tartare, $16.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Cooking beef causes all sorts of delicious chemical reactions: Amino acids and sugars on the surface of the meat combine, the beef browns, and dozens of ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    No. 20: Sardine and Avocado Toasts from Contigo

    Christian HaasContigo's sardine and avocado toasts, $2.50 a piece.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Here in California, ingredients rule the table. Excellent, impeccable produce and proteins, minimally manipulated, almost always resul ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    No. 21: Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc

    Lou BustamanteBlacksmith Cellars' chenin blanc: Drink local.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Even with the success of Dashe Cellars in industrial Oakland and Sutton Cellars in Dogpatch, it's challenging to hear the words "urban winery" ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    We've Mapped Even More of Our Favorite Local Dishes

    View SFoodie's 92 in a larger map ​We've been busier than ever working on the second annual countdown of favorite dishes, SFoodie's 92: The 92 dishes and drinks we've loved most in 2011. We've since made it all the way up to No. 21 -- Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc -- and we thought it wou ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    No. 22: Tataki's Faux-Nagi

    Photo courtesy of Bart Nagel​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. There are people out there -- we've met them, we know -- who can't think of a sushi meal without a couple of orders of unagi. With its broiler-blistered skin and sweet, thi ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    No. 23: Mandarin Lamb at Old Mandarin Islamic Restaurant

    Anthony Bak/www.pragmaticepicurean.comOld Mandarin's Mandarin lamb, $9.95​ SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Old Mandarin's namesake lamb dish is the exception to SFoodie's rule of avoiding any dish with the word "Mandarin" in its name ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    No. 27: Fava Greens from Tairwa'-Knoll Farms

    CUESAFava greens at the Saturday Ferry Plaza market, $6 per pound.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​As the winter rains fade and the sun finally shines on the city's farmers' markets, perhaps the last thing you want to fill your sac ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    No. 36: Seven Hills' Raviolo Uovo

    Kimberly SandieSeven Hills' raviolo uovo, $8.50.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. During his internship at San Domenico restaurant in Northern Italy, Alexander Alioto fell in love with a raviolo dish he learned to make. so he put the d ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    No. 39: Sticky Chewy Chocolate Ice Cream at Swensen's

    John BirdsallSticky chewy chocolate ice cream, $2.70 for a 4-ounce cup at Swensen's.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. I was a kid growing up down the Peninsula, spending summers with my grandpa at Bay Meadows, getting coached in ho ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    No. 53: Vegan Flan at Gracias Madre

    Gil Riego Jr.Gracias Madre's almond-and-cashew-milk flan, $8: No ersatz custard this.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.In general, SFoodie prefers not to bestow praise on vegan copies of meat- and dairy-based foods. There are so many ele ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    No. 61: Hard Knox Cafe's Chicken and Waffles

    John BirdsallHard Knox Cafe's chicken and waffle, $10.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​What does soul food look like in San Francisco? Show up at Hard Knox in Dogpatch some afternoon, vying for counter space with the bro wi ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    No. 65: Sidekick's Chocolate Spritzer

    John BirdsallSidekick's Recchiuti-based chocolate spritzer, $2.75.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​You could argue that Sidekick was conceived in Paris, a city with a healthy respect for the pure products of pleasure and the pe ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    One Month In, San Francisco's Best Things to Eat and Drink

    Jonathan KauffmanGoat taco (foreground) from the El Norteño truck.​ It's been a month since we began our daily countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Along the way, we'll pause to catch our breath, rounding up the favorites on our list so far, an ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    No. 72: Sauerbraten at Walzwerk

    Earl G./FlickrWalzwerk's sauerbraten, $18.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. SFoodie has eaten sauerbratens so vinegary we worried that the meat had spoiled. But Walzwerk's sauerbraten, one of the Mission restaurant's best dishes, hits just ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    No. 74: Comstock Saloon's Pisco Punch

    Lou BustamantePisco Punch at Comstock Saloon, a cocktail with a lineage.​SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​The one issue all cocktail historians can agree on is this: Determining the origin of a drink is imprecise work. Like most ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010
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    August 25, 2010

    Saiwaii, Newest Arrival in S.F.'s Year of Ramen

    Luis ChongSaiwaii's tonkotsu ramen with chasu and kakuni, braised pork belly.​South Bay restaurants have dominated the trend, but 2010 appears to be the year of ramen for San Francisco, as new shops continue to pop up around the city. SFoodie was among the first to spot Saiwaii, a new ramen co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Saiwaii Ramen About to Open; Mystery Ensues

    ​Just spotted this sign on the old Macao Friends space on Irving and 23rd Avenue ― more ramen to feed the fad. (Additional fodder: the new branch of the international Ajisen Ramen chain, which is slated to open in August in the food court of the Westfield San Francisco Center). There's a help wa ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Macao Friends Shutters; No Word on Restaurant's Fate

    Tamara Palmer​Macao Friends, a Chinese-Portuguese restaurant at 2240 Irving (at 24th Ave.) that we recently raved about, has suddenly closed. A handwritten sign in the window reads "under construction," while an official notice details that the build-out will take the next two months and block ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    Hell Fried Crab at Macao Friends is Satan's Crustacean

    T. PalmerHades never tasted so good.​A sign out front of Macao Friends boasts the current special, "Hell fried crab" ($11.99). The fiery threat lured us into the restaurant, finally, after years of peering curiously through the window. Inside, the sign for the special was emblazoned with five ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    Look Back in Hunger

    We can't know what tomorrow may bring, but 2008 offered a lot of swell eating.

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    October 13, 2008
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    July 9, 2008

    Feeling Lucky?

    Take a gamble on the lengthy menus at two Macanese spots. They can be hit or miss.

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    March 11, 2008
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    December 19, 2007
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    September 5, 2007

    The Good, the Bad, and the Set Pieces

    Johnnie To, gunslinger, pays stylish homage to the good old days

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    November 7, 2001

    Songs of Science

    If you don't know birds have accents, you haven't been attending your birdsong symposia

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    February 7, 2001

    S.F. Pyrotechnica

    The fuse of 200,000 firecrackers

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