It ain't the legendary Pillsbury Bake-Off, but San Francisco resident Josie Shapiro won the country's only kosher cooking competition, the Manischewitz Cook-Off Contest, which took place today in Manischewitz HQ in New Jersey. The winning recipe? "Faux pho," a soup made in under an hour with Manisch ... More >>
Degree of difficulty: No jokes about hair in this story!In a move every bit as awe-inspiring as a magician pulling a rabbit out of a rabbit hutch, District Attorney George Gascón today trumpeted an election endorsement from the lieutenant governor. "I'm endorsing George Gascón for the same reas ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/Beer and NoshAmerican barleywine daddy Fritz Maytag, at the Anchor Brewery he once owned.What began more than three decades ago as a small-batch specialty beer made by a local beer hero has grown thunderously into perhaps the most cult-acclaimed craft beer style in America: the ... More >>
Brian YaegerFritz Maytag in 2005.Why, Fritz ― why did you sell Anchor Brewing? And does it mean the end of an era for craft brewing both in San Francisco and across the nation?
Of the 4,000 breweries operating in America at the end of the 19th century, a little over 1,500 were back up and ... More >>
Yesterday we reported that nearly eight of every 10 tax forms received by the IRS by early April was sent electronically. This put members of the United States Postal Service in the position of another blue-uniformed figure with little to do: The Maytag repairman. With the late-evening Tax Night ... More >>
Where have you gone, Gordon Jump?If only every appliance maintenance professional was as beneficent as the Maytag repairman. A merchant in the 4700 block of Mission last week reported to police that his store was visited by one devious refrigerator repairman. The repairman allegedly quoted an ast ... More >>
Photo by Rick via Flickr Creative CommonsBuffalo WingsBar food is designed to keep you thirsty as you toss 'em back. Fatty, often crunchy, and above all salty, bar food is so popular there's even a new L.A. gastropub simply called Bar Food. We've culled the nine best from across the country, from ... More >>