Philip Roland

  • Dining

    January 5, 2011

    Fresh Eats

    Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Ten 2010 Restaurant Closures That Hurt

    joebeone/FlickrWas Le Cheval too big to fail? Apparently not, thanks to an adversarial landlord.​With the great scything-down of 2008 well past us, San Francisco's restaurant industry sent up hundreds of blooms, some of them quite brilliant. Yet competition, normal restaurant-world pressures, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Roland's Bagels Guy Suing Terra Bakery

    Susie W./YelpA blurry Philip Roland, at his original spot in Lower Haight.​Looks like the situation is messier than a cream-cheese-and-jelly bagel at Terra in Hayes Valley ― bagel maker Philip Roland recently departed, just weeks after the place opened, and months after leaving the Lower Hai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    S.F. Rising: Roland's, er, Terra's Bagels

    Jonathan KauffmanA plain Terra (formerly Roland's) bagel, backed by a bialy and an onion bagel. ​A weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the steamed, the artisan and the novelty.BagelProducer: Terra Bakery and Cafe, 401 Gough (at Hayes), 863-2233Price: $1.50 ($2 for the bialy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    What Does Lower Haight Need Most? Sourdough? Côtes du Rhône? Cheap Tacos?

    norcaldud/FlickrImagine the smell of freshly baked bread.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Half baked: At Haighteration, Andrew solicits consensus about what Lower Haight needs most. Andrew: Let's play SimCity for a minute. If you were master planner, what would you do with all those empty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Roland's Successor Terra Bakery Now Open in Hayes Valley

    John BirdsallPhilip Roland is boiling and baking again.​Like a roommate dispute turned funky, Philip Roland and Jennifer Westmoreland rolled up Roland's Bakery in Lower Haight last February, citing irreconcilable ugliness with the landlord. On Saturday they resurfaced in Hayes Valley as Terra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Roland's Regrouping in Hayes Valley as Terra Bakery and Cafe

    H L./YelpHayes Valley's shuttered Essencia (pictured) will become the new home of an expanded Roland's Bakery.​When it closed in Lower Haight last month following a landlord disagreement, Roland's Bakery left uncertainty in its wake. Would owner Philip Roland and the building owner ever make n ... More >>

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