bittermelon/FlickrAndrew Swallow, founder of the Mixt Greens empire, has co-authored a cookbook devoted to salads.Mixt Salads: A Chef's Bold Creations by Andrew Swallow with Ann Volkwein showcases the story and recipes of Swallow, whose organic eatery Mixt Greens enjoys three locations in San ... More >>
A few panels from 4505 Meats' "Hot Dog How-To."Butcher Ryan Farr's blog at the 4505 Meats Web site doesn't just pimp his classes or his products. Farr occasionally posts pictorial essays demonstrating how he does what he does. In honor of today's review of San Francisco's extreme hot dogs, here's ... More >>
J. BirdsallFor Chicagoans, a big old whiff of home.In Chicago, where, outside of restaurants with $30 entrees, the quality of lunch is calculated partly by its girth, the Italian beef sandwich draws epic love. Soft-cooked, thinly sliced pot roast meat -- chuck, maybe -- packed into rolls just ... More >>
Mary LaddThe roasted skirt steak was beefy and tender.Before digging in to the Estancia grass-fed beef prix fixe at Jardiniere (300 Grove at Franklin) last night, SFoodie and überblogger Amy Sherman chatted with Traci Des Jardins, who admitted to nursing a 14-hours-ahead jet lag (she'd just ... More >>
We'll never understand why certain things weren't invented at the same time: the telephone and the answering machine, for example, or TiVo and TV. That thought occured to us when we learned that bacon jerky has just been unleashed upon an eager world. Hello! Bacon and jerky are two of the earliest ... More >>
Chez Papa Resto offers a modern take on classic French fare, with prices suitable to current concerns.
We can't know what tomorrow may bring, but 2008 offered a lot of swell eating.
Spain meets France in a tavern setting.
Uva Enoteca brings quite a bit of dolce vita to the Lower Haight.
Joey & Eddie's brings the Bronx, and old-fashioned Italian-American cooking, to North Beach.
A few modest ethnic eateries that are worth checking out.
In this city, 12 bucks for a steak dinner seems too good to be true. It isn't.
Excellent barbecue in an unexpected location: a golf course.
Succulent steaks and sides create an epic dinner.
Three different ways to fill the space between two pieces of bread.
The food at Le P'tit Laurent is like the French: indifferent
The best dishes of 2007 — it was a very good year
A16's spinoff stays true to the spirit of Rome's cuisine
Two meals yield different experiences at new downtown Venetian-style restaurant
Great meat outweighs the decor, discomfort, and dimness at Bobo's
Adorable new Italian cafe and wine bar in the Mission already draws many fans
Let him count the ways this unique Italian restaurant won his heart
Bradley Ogden's newest place offers some excellent food, but watch out for the server, Mr. X
In 2006, San Francisco is still a marvelous place to eat (stop the presses!)
If a place called Morty's isn't Jewish enough, what is? Our quest for a great delicatessen continues.
We prefer the Italian to the steak at this glamorous Italian chophouse
A few oases in the Financial District's evening desert
Introducing San Francisco's best deli
Globe dishes out superior, lusty fare until the late-for-S.F. hour of 1 a.m.
Scott Howard offers superb white-tablecloth food on bare wood tables
Assemble your own from a buffet of the year's best dishes
Comforting ourselves with dishes sweet and savory at Chenery Park
Lingering over several courses at Zuppa feels like a vacation in Italy
A carnivorous odyssey around the Bay Area pinpoints three very different meats
An authentic restaurant that you'd be happy to find in Italy, much less on Union Street
Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Chowhound's Guide
But discovering a great deli sandwich during a great summer festival is quite nice
When you crave a big hunk of meat, Alfred's is the place (since 1928)