Bay Area punk-rock pioneer Jello Biafra has embarked in numerous high-profile collaborations in the decades since the mid-1980s dissolution of the legendary Dead Kennedys. While he has teamed with the likes of Ministry's Al Jourgensen in the industrial-punk project Lard and tracked classic albums wi ... More >>
Did he write Obama a check today?Hopefully, Mayor Ed Lee woke up feeling sociable -- and hungry -- today. After a lengthy lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama, he met up with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj to chow down on more grub. In case you missed the motorcade across San Francisco ... More >>
SF CHEFS/FlickrDo not fuck with Des Jardins.We are still suffering from a bit of Top Chef overload, but the new season of Top Chef Masters with new host, format, and judges brought us right back into the world of cheftestants, Quickfires, and knife packings. We tuned in last night for the Sea ... More >>
The engine that couldThere's no better way to shakedown people for money -- and be sure to get it -- than putting on firefighters hat and don the trouser-jacket combination. But here's a guy from London, England who has decided to skip wearing the turnout gear and instead raise money for lung can ... 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 >>
Shirley77/Flickr Mmmm, beefalicious! This Monday, July 27, at 6 p.m., chef-huntress Traci Des Jardins (just back from her trip to Outer Mongolia -- we're not kidding) will make an in-house appearance for a bovine-centric dinner at Jardiniere (300 Grove at Franklin) to highlight San Francisco-ba ... More >>
JardiniereTraci des Jardins - chef/co-owner of JardiniereThis is so hot (unless you are a member of PETA)! If the chef-ladies-who-hunt decide to make a coffee table book about their current hunting adventure in outer Mongolia, SFoodie is all over it. In late June, I got wind of a camping-slash-hunti ... More >>
Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.