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Nutella

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    September 20, 2013

    Peninsula Dining Update: Sandwiches, Steaks, and the Season's New Brews

    They're not monkeying around at Foster City's new lunch destination, The Sandwich Monkey, located in the shadow of the San Mateo Bridge's entrance. The Sandwich Monkey is the vision of a local family looking to spruce up the usually monotonous midday sandwich and salad routine with several unique op ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013
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    July 3, 2013
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    December 5, 2012

    Food Truck Giving Away Samples of Delicious Nutella Next Week

    Except for vegans and the poor souls allergic to hazelnuts, we don't know anyone who doesn't absolutely love Nutella, that decadent, nutty, creamy spread that makes you feel vaguely European every time you eat it on toast. And guess what! In honor of a PR campaign called the Nutella Breakfast Tour, ... More >>

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    November 21, 2012
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    November 10, 2012

    Café des Carbs: Wherein I Brunch Like I am About to Run a Zombie Apocalypse Marathon

    There are several places in San Francisco sane people try to avoid when darkness falls, like the blocks surrounding 16th and Mission, the area near 6th and Market, the intersection of Eddy and Leavenworth, and The Marina. Luckily, if you are doing it right, brunch comes during the daylight hours, so ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Top 5 Unusual Cupcake Flavors in San Francisco

    The point cupcake mania really started taking hold in our hearts was in 2005 when Saturday Night Live did their "Lazy Sunday" skit. The sight of Andy Samburg and Chris Parnell taking huge bites out of delicious looking cupcakes while rapping about New York City's Magnolia bakery got our sweet teeth ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Cookie Butter: Trader Joe's Hatches Evil Plot to Cause Addiction

    Never has the Cook E. Monster experienced such a loss of self-control as when confronted with a fresh jar of Trader Joe's Cookie Butter. The only responsible thing to do is to pass the information. This is in hopes that we will not be the only lonely addict who instinctively knows that this spread, ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    The Top Five Parties This Weekend: Warm Leatherette, 120 Minutes, New York Night Train, and More

    That's it folks, it's over. Burning Man 2012 came and went much the way it has every year. Life, however, goes on. This might be easy to forget while you lose yourself un-glueing things from the hood of your Toyota. But since research suggests that such activity has the potential to permanently hypn ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    3 Places to Get Your Waffle On

    We might be a culture based on convenience, but if there's one area of take-out that Europeans roundly beat us in, it's the waffle. Over there they call it a gaufre, and across Europe, especially in Belgium and some parts of France, you can find stands that package waffles exclusively to go. We didn ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    Peach Pairings: 4 Ways to Accentuate This Summer Fruit

    These days, my farmers' market routine begins with a systematic sampling of the peaches at every single stand. Donut peaches, white peaches, yellow peaches: Some may be just a bit juicer or a tad sweeter, but they're all pretty darn good. Restaurants around San Francisco are playing up the summer ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    Number 2: Steamed Sea Bass with Lime and Chile From Lers Ros

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Tom Silargorn has a flair for the dramatic. His soups are all served in ringed Mongolian hot pots, blue flames and sparks shooting up through the tube at their center; every day you order tom kha gai feels like July 4. ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012

    Number 3: Koo's Spoonful of Happiness

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​ When Kiyoshi Hiyakawa opened his Inner Sunset sushi bar Koo in 2004, he hoped to escape the cutely termed, Americanized rolls of his former employer, Tokyo Gogo, and instead offer a more traditional se ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Number 8: Taqueria La Alteña's Al Pastor Burrito

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​For as many taquerias and taco trucks in San Francisco serve "al pastor" -- shepherd-style pork -- Taqueria La Alteña is one of only a few of them make al pastor the traditional way: on a spit. If you think the vertic ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012

    Number 9: Liguria Bakery's Pizza Focaccia

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Everyone in San Francisco, it seems, has his or her favorite kind of focaccia from Liguria Bakery. Some will defend to their death the honor of the rectangles dimpled with green onions, others the loaves thickly speckl ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    Number 10: Boxing Room's Dirty Rice

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Boxing Room's chef, Justin Simoneaux, brings a California sensibility to traditional Cajun dishes -- fried oyster salad with arugula and fennel, gulf flounder with tasso and green garlic -- but for his dirty rice, h ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Number 11: Wing Wings' Chicken Salad Biscuit

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​"I make the chicken salad biscuit to offer a non-fried, boneless option that can appeal to pretty much everyone," says  Wing Wings owner Christian Ciscle of the sleeper on his menu. It's a three-buck item, list ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Number 12: Pamonhas de Sal from Pamonhas

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​There are only a few places in the United States where you can find pamonhas (pah-MONE-yahs), Brazilian fresh corn tamales, and one of them happens to be a little green-walled cafe in Daly City named after its signatur ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Number 13: Gobi Aloo Kati Rolls from the Kasa Indian Truck

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Kolkota's version of a New York slice, kati rolls were  designed to eat on the street. Originally a meat skewer wrapped in a paratha (flaky flatbread), the rolls have evolved in numerous directions over the years ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Number 14: Delfina's Trippa alla Fiorentina

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Trippa alla fiorentina is not a pretty dish. There are no elegant curls of hand-made pasta to photograph. A tuft of baby greens placed on top would only look like a boutonniere pinned to the chest of an orangutan. But ... More >>

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    April 24, 2012

    Number 15: Leatherneck Steakhouse's Truffled Tater Tots

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Along with properly seared New York strips and a beautiful sea bass with chorizo and saffron-tomato butter sauce, Paul Lozito serves what must be the best steakhouse snack in San Francisco: truffled tater tots. The na ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Number 16: Baia Pasta's Durum Pastas

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Fresh artisan pasta has been a staple of farmers markets and natural-foods stores since the 1980s, so you'd think the arrival of one more would be cause for, well, nothing. But Renato Sardo and Dario Barbone's Baia Pas ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Number 17: Z&Y Restaurant's Fish With Flaming Chile Oil

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​The next time your best friend pretends she's not dieting but is "cleansing" her body of "toxins" with a little bout of self-starvation, one-up her by embarking on an "internal sweat lodge," otherwise known as Z&Y' ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012

    Number 17: Auntie April's Fried Catfish

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​The subtitle to April Spears' Bayview restaurant is "Chicken & Waffles," but her signature dish is overshadowed by "Grandad's Fisher's catfish." If it seems like the easiest thing in the world to fry catfish proper ... More >>

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    April 18, 2012

    Number 19: None But the Brave at Heaven's Dog

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​The tale of Trevor Easter's version of the None but the Brave at Heaven's Dog has all the intrigue of a pulp novel: mistaken identity, poisoning, bootlegging, and a happy, delicious ending. The cocktail first attracted ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Number 20: Vegan Kibbeh at Saha Arabic Fusion

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Though more than a third of the dishes on its menus include meat, Saha -- Mohamed and Marmee Aboghanem's style-y Tenderloin restaurant -- has achieved cult status for devoting a huge chunk of its menu to vegan dishes. A ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Number 21: Starter Bakery's Hazelnut Kouign Amann

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Although Ti Kouz has stopped serving krampouz, Bay Area eaters are still struggling to pronounce Breton words thanks to Starter Bakery. Its signature pastry, the kouign amman (queen ah-mahn), is a butter cake from Brit ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Number 22: Pupusas at Cafe and Restaurant Montecristo

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Just a few streets down from McLaren Park, on a stretch of Geneva that takes you from San Francisco to Daly City and then Brisbane in a matter of blocks, is Cafe and Restaurant Montecristo, whose exterior is draped in ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012

    Number 23: The 2 A.M. Apple Fritter at Bob's Donuts

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​At 2 a.m., belly full of Jack Daniels and hair reeking of stale cigarette smoke, you're not so concerned that sustenance is organic, vegan, or pedigreed. No, at two o'clock you need a gut bomb. Something that seems deli ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Number 24: Le Sanctuaire's Vadouvan

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​In 2005, a Los Angeles chef named Ludovic Lefebvre asked Le Sanctuaire, a merchant of spices and molecular-gastronomy tools with branches in Santa Monica and San Francisco, to develop a spice blend for him. Called vado ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Number 25: Cobb Louis Salad at Nettie's Crab Shack

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​"Arrange lettuce leaves around the inside of a salad bowl, with a few sliced leaves on the bottom," writes Victor Hirtzler, chef of the St. Francis Hotel, in his 1910 recipe for Crab Louis. "Put crab meat on top of the ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    Number 26: Soy Sauce Chicken from Happy Bakery & Deli

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​With the exception of a good egg, Western cooks seem to have lost the art of poaching. Sometime in the 1970s, restaurants supplanted their pike quenelles, suprèmes de volaille (chicken tenders), and poached salmon wit ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Number 28: Local Mission Eatery's Asparagus-Egg Sandwich

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​The Germans, of course, have a word for one of SFoodie's favorite times of year: Spargelzeit, or asparagus season. The appearance of asparagus is the moment when going to the farmers' market begins to seem like an adve ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Number 27: The Jewish-Style Artichoke from Locanda

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Artichokes were originally a Jewish specialty in Italy, writes Cucina Ebraica author Joyce Goldstein, but now carciofi alla giudia are considered a Roman specialty as well. Considering that we live less ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    Number 29: 18-Hour Brisket From Memphis Minnie's

    When your plate of 18-hour smoked brisket slides over the glass shelves at Memphis Minnie's, your stomach might balk a bit. This is an intimidating spread of food. In one corner: a bright-yellow cornbread muffin and two ramekins of vinegary slaw, smoky beans, or whatever else you might hav ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Number 30: Custard Buns from City View

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Regulars at City View know that there is a reason to make it there before the rush: The dim sum restaurant bakes a limited number of custard buns every day and runs out of them long before service is over. After noon, ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Number 31: Kung Pao Pastrami from Mission Chinese Food

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition. ​Kung pao pastrami all started, Anthony Myint says, when Ryan Ostler, the former chef of Broken Record and a southern-food popup at Bruno's, loaned the Mission Chinese Food team a smoker, and Danny Bowien got all exc ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Number 32: Panisse Frites From Frances

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​If the era of gorgeously simple Bay Area cuisine ushered in by chefs like Judy Rogers and Paul Bertolli has taught us anything, it's that nothing is too humble for us to lavish attention on. We have become a city of ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012

    Number 33: Chawanmushi from Izakaya Yuzuki

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Izakaya Yuzuki's flawless chawanmushi, or steamed custard, is a performance that begins with the lifting of the wooden lid that caps a stoneware bowl. The steam that rolls up off the custard and spills out the sides ... More >>

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    March 28, 2012

    Number 34: Chorizo from Fatted Calf Charcuterie

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​In the Bay Area, "chorizo" usually refers to the fresh, spicy Mexican sausage that fills tacos and tortas in the Mission. The occasional bit of Spanish-style chorizo that turns up in paella is often little more than ... More >>

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    March 27, 2012

    Number 35: Silvanas From House of Silvanas

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Of the many fine things to come from houses -- prime rib, pancakes, Venus Xtravaganza -- the finest may be silvanas. Conjured out of butter and cashews, with a touch of food coloring added for good luck, t ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Number 36: Linden Street Brewery's Black Lager

    ​ SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​"The 'steam beer' style was born in the Bay Area," says Adam Lamoreaux, Linden Street Brewery's founder and brewmaster. His Burning Oak Black Lager is made in that style, which he calls an "Old California lager" ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Number 37: Red Blossom Tea Company's Aged Oolongs

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​The Bay Area's coffee roasters may get scads of national press, but our tea merchants, too, have become a force in their own realm of connoisseurship. Among them are Red Blossom Tea Company's Peter and Alice Leong, ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Number 38: Broken Record's Crawfish Grits

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​On New Year's Eve of 1973, the Allman Brothers put on a legendary, marathon show at the Cow Palace. Nearly four decades later, up Geneva at The Broken Record, Georgian Shane LaValley creates something just as unapologe ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Number 39: La Mar's Cebiche Mixto

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​San Francisco's first known Peruvian restaurant, Fonda Peruana, opened at the beginning of the Gold Rush, and 19th-century shipping routes between South America and San Francisco brought Peruvian pisco to our saloons, w ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    No. 40: Black Jet Baking Co.'s Nutella-Hazelnut Hand Pie

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Certain foodistas have decried the cupcake boom as the infantilization of American tastes. But the rise of the hand pie -- "Pop Tart" to those of you who don't care about violating trademark law -- doesn't necessari ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Black Jet Baking Co. to Sell Pies, Cookies at the Ferry Building

    Jonathan KauffmanBlack Jet Bakery's Nutella-hazelnut hand pie.​For the past year, Black Jet Baking Co. has been making cookies and hand pies -- artisanal Pop-Tarts, you could call them -- for cafes around the city, including Ritual Roasters and Matching Half. Founder Gillian Shaw started baking at ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival. For Real.

    "Chocolate & Chalk Art" Art Nouveau Woman chalk art by Natasha Robinson.​Where: North Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley When: Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: Free The rundown: For one glorious day, the streets of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto will transform from a posh shopping mall for rich h ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Late Night at 15 Romolo: The Smiths, Frat Boys, and High-Flying Wings

    Carina OstThe fried-banana-and-Nutella Challah at 'Cha Boy. Pickles: bad. Pickle juice: good.​Through San Francisco's Bada Bing! landscape of strippers and cannolis runs an alleyway with a bar that defies geographic guidelines. Hipsters in jean jackets and dark-rimmed glasses sing to the Pixie ... More >>

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    April 17, 1996

    Crepe Comeback

    The little French pancake is making it big

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