Good news, pie fans: The ladies of Three Babes Bakeshop will be heading into the kitchen at the Mission's newish chocolate factory, Dandelion, next week. Instead of focusing on chocolate, they'll be making fruit-focused desserts adorned with nibs, chocolate shavings, and more -- but chocolate fans d ... More >>
Sure, it may seem as if the Halloween decorations are just now coming down, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And if you're looking to place a pie order instead of making your own, it's time to get a move on. Here are three places in the city that can help to ensure a stress-free, pie-fil ... More >>
Party on Block 18
Where: 18th Street between Dolores and Guerrero
When: Sat., Sept. 29, 12-6 p.m.
Cost: $20 for books of food/beverage tickets (items priced $2 and up); tickets available on-site or in advance via Brown Paper Tickets
The rundown: Bi-Rite Market hosts a bi-annual block party to rais ... More >>
Omnivore Books has been holding amateur pie-baking battles in the tiny shop since the summer of 2009. The next one is set for 3-4 p.m. on August 11.
It's a casual competition that doesn't require advance registration; you can literally show up with a pie you've baked and cut into as many samples as ... More >>
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 >>
When SFoodie heard about Mama's Munchies, a local bakery producing hash-infused sweet potato pies, we felt compelled to spread the word. Ms. Kia, the company's owner, produces small batches of Southern-style, medicated pies (legally under CA Proposition 215) for those with a state card.
After ... More >>
Who doesn't love pie? And, sorry various "v" folks, what omnivore doesn't love bacon? Now one purveyor of each are teaming up to move from temp to perm with Bacon Bacon and Three Babes Bakeshop's new, non-portable location opening Monday, Dec. 5 at 205A Fredrick in part of the old Ashbury Marke ... More >>
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 >>
Jonathan KauffmanPeanut puffs from Golden Gate Bakery.Waiting in line for a custard tart at Golden Gate Bakery last week, SFoodie spotted stacks of knotted plastic bags filled with what looked like fried wontons. Was it already time for peanut puffs? The mental calendar whirred, the id followed, ... More >>
VirtualErn/FlickrGolden Gate Bakery's warm custard tart, $1.15. SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Yes, Golden Gate Bakery's custard tarts (or dan tat) are among the city's best. Yes, many, many other people know that. On weekends, the line ... More >>
Today, 7x7's Jessica Battilana posted a useful directory of foodie-approved Thanksgiving pies, including Mission Beach's huckleberry, Mission Pie's walnut, and Tartine's cranberry frangipane (and for those who fear the crust, a couple sources for bake-your-own dough). This weekend, SFoodie snapp ... More >>