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    March 25, 2014

    Vanilla Is Sexy Again with Easy Breezy's Custard

    There sure is a lot of frozen yogurt in this world, and now that the second Easy Breezy is open in the Inner Sunset, there is even more. (The first one is on 24th Street in Noe Valley, but has fewer machines and therefore fewer varieties at any given moment). Froyo is arguably a trend that crested l ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Girl Scout Cookies Turn Us Lesbian (and Other Weird Gay Food Boycotts)

    You may remember the Great Gay Cookie Debacle of 2012, when Oreo posted an image of a rainbow cookie on its Facebook page in honor of Pride and was met with a barrage of anti-gay sentiments (and over 22,000 comments), in addition to threats of a biscuit boycott and, no doubt, remarks about baby Jesu ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013
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    October 18, 2013

    Study Suggests Oreos are as Addictive as Cocaine

    It's official: Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine. When tested on lab rats, a Connecticut College study has found the pleasurable effects of eating "America's favorite cookie" are similar to that Saturday-night nose candy. Or everyday nose candy, depending on how much of an addict you are. The ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013
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    October 22, 2012

    Botanical Bakery's Got a Spicy Little Number

    Sonoma County's Botanical Bakery offers teeny tiny shortbread cookies ("Shorties") that are about the size of a quarter and flavored with herbs and spices such as fennel pollen and lavender. The latest variety, Chocolate Chipotle, is the feistiest and most potentially addicting of all the Shorties. ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    The Pastry Cupboard's Oatmeal Medley Has a Way With Fruit

    The Pastry Cupboard is celebrating one year as a retail shop. The shop is the brainchild of Chona Piumarta, who formerly worked as a pastry chef at the Slanted Door and LarkCreekSteak restaurants, and serves light breakfast and lunch fare alongside baked goods such as pies, cakes, cupcakes, and cook ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Fall Book Preview: 5 Local Food Titles to Anticipate

    When it comes to food-centric books, the Bay Area is a publishing powerhouse, and this fall is no exception. Here are the titles we're most anticipating this season, presented in chronological order: The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes by James Freeman, Ca ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    Batter Up Fries Oreos Into Something Enjoyable

    A confession: Cook E. Monster does not like Oreos. The chocolate cookies do not taste like chocolate and the white filling in between the not-chocolate cookies does not taste like something that should be edible. But we had heard that they could fry almost anything at Batter Up and we wondered if t ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Outerlands' While-You-Wait Treat

    The result of the national attention given to Outerlands can be a stupidly long wait to get a sandwich and a salad in the Outer Sunset, even on weekdays. But it's a delight to discover that there's something at the counter to sweeten the deal of waiting in the chill. A dessert sandwich, if you will, ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012
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    July 30, 2012

    Patrick Lee Wants To Fry You Anything At Batter Up

    A graffiti-laden sliding window masked by a cold, windy MUNI stop in the Excelsior district seems an odd spot for the city's lone dive specializing in Texas State Fair "cuisine." Odder still, its owner, Patrick Lee, is a San Francisco bred dot-com escapee whose only prior restaurant experience consi ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    Angry Cookie Lovers Threaten to Boycott Gay Oreo

    Oreo Cookie just gave San Francisco a new reason to devour its delicious processed lard-filled cookies: The Homosexual Oreo. After thousands attended Gay Pride in San Francisco and New York City, Oreo created a photo of a Rainbow cookie which it then displayed on its Facebook page. Sadly, the cookie ... 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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    February 22, 2012

    Dandelion Chocolate: The Return of Bean-to-Bar in SF

    ​Bean-to-bar chocolate is tough to do authentically, and SF hasn't had a local B2B producer of note since Scharffen Berger shut down their facility, but here's some good news: Dandelion is a weed worth watching. Starting out as some folks in a garage in East Palo Alto, these chocolateiers hav ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Raw Cookies Are Heating Up, But You've Got to Like Coconut

    When we first heard of this week's surprise announcement of the pending closure of most of the Northern California locations of Café Gratitude, a vegetarian restaurant that also sells raw food products to specialty grocers, we were concerned for the cookies. Without their raw lemon coconut and rasp ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    "Cookie Monster" Offers Best Explanation Yet for Occupy Wall Street

    "C is for Corporate Malfeasance"​A guy calling himself Cookie Monster has written what looks to us like the most clear and persuasive explanation for the Occupy movement we've seen anywhere, a copy-and-pastable screed that everyone should send to their crazy aunts and skeptical grandfolks. Admi ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Get Your Ass to Oakland for: Homeroom

    Carina OstTake a good look ― you *will* be tested on this.​A series urging SFoodie readers to get their butts out of the Mission. For a couple hours anyway. Mac is officially in session: The Bay Area's first-ever macaroni-and-cheese restaurant unlocked its doors in Oakland's Temescal neighb ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Meet the One Love Bakers: Marge Bakery's Megan Gordon

    Marge BakeryMo's, Marge Bakery's mashup of the Oreo and the MoonPie.​When Megan Gordon got pink-slipped from her high school teaching gig, it didn't take her long to realize what it was she wanted to do: become a baker. "I felt that I'd reached the end of a road," Gordon says, "but I always lo ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    American Cupcake Brings Together Cupcakes and Wine ― at Last

    Tamara PalmerThe Fun House: Bubblegum, cotton candy, and Pixie Stix mini cupcakes with Pinot Gris, Syrah Rosé, and Brut Rosé.​Despite the name, Cow Hollow's American Cupcake, an over-the-top white and pink confection which opened May 1, also offers a menu of savory snacks in addition to cupc ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Fist-Pumping Goodness and Nightclub Flashbacks at SF Food Wars' Chocolate Cookie Situation

    T. PalmerJersey Shore cheesiness ruled at Sunday's SF Food Wars baking competition.​(View our slideshow of the Chocolate Cookie Situation, yo.)It wasn't the first time we've stumbled out of Mighty drunk, shining with glitter, and slathered in white stuff, but it was the only occasion we've don ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Bulleit Bourbon: A 90-Proof Rite of Passage

    Markyboy81/FlickrHonestly, if you don't respect yourself, who will?​The late great American cultural historian Bernard DeVoto once wrote an entire book dedicated to the proposition that the only cocktails a self-respecting adult should consider imbibing are the dry martini and a slug of whiske ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Deep-Fried Butter: Ultimate State Fair Gross-Out or Stroke of Genius?

    paul79uf/FlickrImagine the possibilities.​We'll have to wait and see if the latest fatty food from the State Fair of Texas -- deep-fried butter -- ever becomes the subject of a food eating contest in the Joey Chestnut style. Chances are that watching anyone eat a deep-fried butter stick may ma ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    News Flash: San Francisco Menaced By 'Fog'

    In other news: Soylent Green is peopleBy Fake Ward Bushee Editor, Fake San Francisco Chronicle When I first came to San Francisco after spending many years as editor of the Arizona Republic, the first thing that struck me - literally -- was Frank Vega's 7-iron (he insisted it was a tradition at the ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Friday Sundae: MaggieMudd's Vegan Messy Marcy

    The biggest, gooiest sundae at MaggieMudd (903 Cortland at Gates, 641-5291) is the glorious Messy Marcy ($8.25). This dirty girl consists of three scoops of your choice of traditional or dairy-free ice cream (made with coconut or soy milk) served over a warm brownie and topped with cookie pieces, ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009
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    January 13, 2009

    There's a World Going On Underground: Creepy S.F. Tunnels Latest Fodder For History Channel

    Amidst the deluge of End-of-Days, Nostradamus junk that seems to take up the lion's share of the History Channel's programming these days (whatever happened to The Hitler Channel?) San Francisco made an appearance -- not that you'd recognize it. The weapons depots, nuclear missile silos, and the vas ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    Snacktion: Blessing's Alive and Radiant Foods' Chai Raweo

    Name: Chai RaweoBrand: Blessing's Alive and Radiant FoodsOrigin: BerkeleyFound at: Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom)Cost: $8.19Ingredients: Soaked almonds, raw cashews, honey, coconut, chai essenceCalories per serving: Not listedWhy I bought it: We have yet to cover any raw Snacktion, plus this looked l ... More >>

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    January 12, 2005

    A Grown-Up Restaurant

    Sophisticated and delicious fare in a chic city setting

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    September 22, 2004

    I Scream

    Nondairy ice cream that's worthy of Milwaukee's best

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    April 9, 2003

    Reigning Cats and Dogs

    At Petchitecture, a charity event where architects and design firms build and auction animal habitats, the animals, of course, dress up.

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    October 16, 2002
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    August 21, 2002

    Collect Call

    Dropping in on Mark "Ultranova" at Blackhole for a little obsession with the art of things

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    November 29, 2000
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    October 6, 1999
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    August 4, 1999
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    July 28, 1999
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    September 9, 1998
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    March 25, 1998
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    February 25, 1998
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    December 17, 1997
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    October 16, 1996

    Are You Being Served?

    At Rocco's Cafe, the answer could easily be: Not quite

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    February 21, 1996
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    November 29, 1995
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    October 11, 1995

    Were All Connected

    Both Dog Opera and Word of Mouth descend from the "universal" theme of Search for Signs

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