The rabid nature of modern politics, with its zealous "with us or against us" rhetoric, and increasing complexity that requires studious investments simply to decipher any true agendas, has sadly made patriotism a divisive political sentiment. Perhaps this is the reason for the recent popularity of ... More >>
Turns out, you don't have to be a burlap-swaddled freegan or a yoga mom to love juicing. Juicey Lucy's, the thrice-weekly farmer's market star, dishes out a smattering of juices that make us feel so good we keep skipping back. There's no sacrifice of taste for health to be made here, and though the ... More >>
We love pop-ups and temporary chef nights, but we hate keeping track of them. Every few weeks we'll bring you a list of the best upcoming events -- all you have to do is mark your calendar.
The Great American Pop-Up
Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell (at Polk), 885-0750
When: Tues., Au ... More >>
San Francisco is one of the best places in the world to drink young wines, particularly those with attitude, from many different places. Sommeliers here are passionate and their wine lists reflect it.
We don't have many older wines on lists because restaurants turn over so quickly that they don't ... More >>
Today, the James Beard Foundation announces the finalists for both its restaurant, book, and journalism awards, often called the "Oscars" of the food world. (Semifinalists for the 2012 restaurant awards were announced on February 21). The foundation is tweeting out the results as we type, so SFoo ... More >>
What: Latke Truck!
Where: Saul's Deli
When: Fri.-Mon., December 23-26
The rundown: Really, all you need to know is that there's gonna be a Latke Truck parked in front of Berkeley's Saul's Deli, and you should probably go. If you're one of those curious-types who needs to kn ... More >>
Mr. Bolo B./YelpCafe Zitouna.Today is the first day of Ramadan, the month in which Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Because it follows the lunar calendar, Ramadan drifts across the Julian calendar from year to year. Right now, since it falls near the height of summer, t ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.
All S.F. hookah flames are set to be extinguished, so if you want to get in a little more of that shisha, better do it soon. The Feast shares, via Inside Scoop, Kan Zaman and Marrakech Moroccan R ... More >>
Steph L./YelpMushroom, left, and Maui fish tacos.Folsom Pit Stop with The Taco Guys
Where: In front of Bloodhound, 1145 Folsom (at Seventh St.), 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Cost: All tacos $5 each
Why it's likely to be special: Restaurant chefs turned taqueros Justin Close and Jason Hoffman are steerin ... More >>
Zack F./YelpAdam Keough's New Year's Day BBQ Brunch
Where: Absinthe, 398 Hayes (at Gough)
When: Sat., Jan. 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: A la carte pricing, as noted
Why it's likely to be special: Mina protégé Keough is a Boston boy, so his taking up of the American idiom (including Boston ba ... More >>
Jen SiskaNamu's gamja fries: Fusion, dude. Pure fusion.My first response on reading Michael Bauer's post today, "What happened to fusion cuisine?" was a pleasant, if slightly embarrassed, sigh of nostalgia, the kind that escapes when you're rustling through a drawer and come across an old prom ph ... More >>
This evening, I attended a live performance by Morocco's legendary Sufi trance music artists the Master Musicians of Jajouka at Yoshi's (1330 Fillmore). It was a pleasant surprise to learn that the club/lounge/restaurant serves some comforting bites for dessert.
The Sweet Septet ($7) is a lovely ... More >>
The Fancy Food Show returned to Moscone Center last week, and as usual the task of shuffling from one free sample to another was more challenging than might be expected. The Center, as you probably know, covers several acres of sprawling subterranean SOMA real estate, and last Sunday, Monday and Tue ... More >>