If you were planning on a low-key lunch in Mill Valley today, be sure to order the veggie special.
Animal rights activists are gathering at Piatti Restaurant in Mill Valley at noon to trash Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for capitalizing off veal.
According to the group In Defense of Animals:
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Local celeb chef Tyler Florence -- he of Wayfare Tavern, SFO T2, and Food Network fame -- has a new cookbook out, and will be signing copies of it in the city and at his Mill Valley shop next week. Tyler Florence Fresh is the chef's most ambitious book to date, a gorgeous volume showcasing the seaso ... More >>
Battle of the Chefs
When: March 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (1630 Stockton at Union)
The Rundown: Three chefs will take to the kitchen to chop, stir, and cook their way towards victory. The twist to this chef battle hinges on geographic regions of Italy ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.
The Chronicle breaks the news that, in preparation for the America's Cup, the port is kicking out Teatro ZinZanni and 76 other waterfront tenants. The dinner-theater spectacle has until the ... More >>
Zazzle.comThe American banner, on a mouse pad...It's not every day you get a phone call, and the first thing you hear is "I pretty much have a viable alternative to the American flag." Huh?The caller was Even Sting, the 69-year-old owner of Mill Valley curiosity chop The Pleasure Principle. It tu ... More >>
All you need is patience -- and a big-ass freezer.The drawbacks of DIY cattle ranching obviously start with space. A chicken coop is one thing, but legit pasture on a San Francisco lot is rare -- unless you're as rich as Robin Williams or something. We're just guessing, but if enjoying grass- ... More >>
Sampling the Bay Area's burgeoning street-food scene can be delicious but exhausting --combing the Mission, trawling the farmers' markets, tracking down peripatetic vendors via Twitter. Next month's Eat Real Festival will assemble a carefully curated collection of 40 trucks and carts from bot ... More >>
It's a cliché that when times are tough, people will sometimes cash in on one of their most basic attributes: blood. So don't be surprised to see a mob scene at Balboa Cafe's Sixth Burger for a Pint Blood Drive next Tuesday. In this case, donors will be trading their vital fluid for a Balboa Burger ... More >>
Sablés Gourmet Cookie Dough of Mill Valley has a civilized solution to slice-and-bake cookie dough, elevating it beyond the Pillsbury chocolate chip to more adult flavors such as ginger spiced almond, orange pecan, and vanilla bean. They cook up light and crisp, and would be far easier to pass o ... More >>
As we mentioned some time ago, Rachael Ray spent some time in the Bay Area putting together a show for her latest series, Rachael's Vacation, which aired last week and will run again February 6 at 11 p.m., February 7 at 2:30 a.m., and February 15 at 2:30 p.m. on the Food Network. But for those of y ... More >>