Lara HataBar Tartine's Dobos torte with apricots and candied hazelnuts.It's rare for the SF Weekly to re-review restaurants -- small paper, big dining scene. But it was impossible for me to stay away from Bar Tartine after the owners hired a new chef, Nick Balla, who was known for his Japanese fo ... More >>
couj1980/FlickrBrooklyn chocolatier (and maker of vanilla products) Madécasse, looking for more visibility and wholesale accounts in this discerning chocolate-lovers' market, will host a free tasting in San Francisco next week at HubSoMa. It'll be a rare opportunity to taste artisan products ... More >>
Nathan "Hale" Sargent doesn't want to say a bad economy is good for the Peace Corps. That'd be simplistic. That'd be insensitive. A bad economy is bad for everyone. That being said -- applications in 2009 were up 18 percent over the year before. So there's that. "We're not Plan B," says Sargent, ... More >>
Green is more than an idea at Three TwinsAfter opening his first shop in San Rafael in 2005 and another in Napa two years later, organic ice cream purveyor Neal Gottlieb finally has a presence in the city. On Friday, the lucky third outlet of Three Twins ice cream opened on Fillmore in the ... More >>
Yikes.That was the collective reaction in the newsroom here at SF Weekly when we heard that David Weir, one of the deans of Bay Area journalism, had been laid off from the Web site Predictify. Weir's news-business credentials are sterling: His past gigs include investigative reporter at Rolling St ... More >>
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