The indecisive, the picky and the gluttonous can all make common cause at Heyday, a new spot in the Financial District where nearly everything is made from scratch daily. It's like Bi-Rite, but without the grocery aisles or the ice cream. Lunch options skew smallish, but at one for $6, two for $10 ... More >>
It's not every day that a renowned and dashing chef comes over to make pancakes, certainly not one named an international Culinary Ambassador by Hillary Clinton. But the owner of San Francisco's Aziza restaurant and author of the New Moroccan cookbook was happy to make a house call to test out his n ... More >>
"What the hell am I doing?!" I muttered to myself sitting in the lounge of OneUp, the new restaurant that replaced the Grandviews at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt. If you've never heard of OneUp it's probably because it is territory long seceded by locals to the tourists, there in the center of the ... More >>
Steven Feuer, a recent San Francisco Baking Institute graduate, has launched Desperation Bakehouse. His lead product is the Shirt Pocket Pie, a round offering about the size of a squished baseball, and he's playing with savory and sweet flavors. When we encountered his table at the recent New Taste ... More >>
If you're a food person, restaurants are right up there with friends as the hardest things to leave behind when you move. I've been in San Francisco for a few months now, just enough time to develop a serious craving for the glorious Godmother sandwich from Bay Cities Deli in Santa Monica. It's an I ... More >>
Life in SOMA rocks -- until the munchies come along and an existential crisis ensues. Leave the Sartre at home, but bring the French influence to L'acajou. This hip-but-cozy bakery/café is our go-to Gaul for breakfast; where else do home-baked chocolate-orange croissants ($2.50) or cinnamon mornin ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. If you're a fan of Boogaloos's brunch -- but not so much of the wait -- then consider heading to Philip Bellber's other restaurant: Parada 22. The team behind the Haight restaurant shares that they'll be ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition Does it sound like a paradox to say that Cafe Zitouna's kufta tajine is spicy and comforting at the same time? Perhaps. Among the soups, pepper-lashed couscous dishes, and mild, sweet-inflected Moroccan stews on the ... More >>
This isn't on anyone's lists yet, but we'd still recommend it.Piling on the retailers of America, who would like all red-blooded Americans, Christian or no, to participate in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the food media has come out with a strong message to shoppers: Buy cookbooks for Christmas. ... More >>
Jason HenryDrake's 1500 and chicken bastilla at Tanjia.When you want to have a good meal paired with quality beer, the same roster of usual suspects tends to emerge: Monk's Kettle, Alembic, Magnolia, and other spots that taught you the term "gastropub" (we know; the word sounds like some sort ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Grub Street reveals that a new farmers' market might come with a side of dominatrix, after The Examiner reported that porn company Kink.com is looking to turn the old Armory at Mission and 14th Street int ... More >>
Tamara PalmerKitchenSidecar working on banh mi burgers.We braved painfully slow Golden Gate Bridge traffic on Saturday to catch the debut of the new monthly Homegrown Marin Market in Sausalito. Luckily, the long lines ended once we left the car as the high ceilings, multiple rooms, and backya ... More >>
This week, Telephone and Soup check in once more from Morocco: Is that a bird or a plane or a superman or... Moroccan democracy hard at work? It's actually two birds, two envelopes, and one horse all hard at work for Moroccan democracy.
Anchovies! Garlic! Hot pepper! How is that wrong?
The music and spices remain the same, but the dishes are up-to-date.
Tajine moves uptown from the Tenderloin, where venerable Marrakech still pleases
Meat two ways: pricey barbecue at T-Rex, bargain Moroccan at Tajine
All the delicious dishes at Medjool make us whine -- in a good way
Dreamily enveloped in a fragrant cloud of cumin and orange-flower water at Baraka