Love Apple Farms is a biodynamic farm in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has become our default brain image of an idyllic garden ever since we visited last year. Renowned fine restaurant Manresa in nearby Los Gatos is the lucky beneficiary of much of the focus of operations, serving its produce exclus ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.1. Another Victory from the Shark's Fin Ban. SF Gate reported yesterday that the State Assembly just passed AB-376, which bans the sale and import of shark's fin across the state. The ... More >>
Jun Belen/Jun-BlogSmell the memories: Jun-Blog's pork adobo.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Foodbuzz is pitting blogger on blogger in Project Food Blog, a series of 10 challenges designed to test contestants' skills: cooking, photography, writing. There are 1,889 blog-testants for the ch ... More >>
Oakland's Eat Real Festival, the second of two back-to-back food festivals taking place over the next two weekends, isn't just about street food, though 80 carts and trucks will be in attendance. There are also urban homesteading demonstrations and competitions, a beer and wine garden, a farmers ... More >>
Click to enlargeThis week, I reviewed Chabaa Thai Cuisine ― and more specifically, its Thai-language menu (only available at Chabaa's Outer Sunset location, and not Union Square one). As promised, here is a PDF of the Thai menu with English translations.
The sixth annual Menu for Hope kicked off Monday. It's a blog-based charity fundraiser for the U.N. World Food Programme, organized by Chez Pim blogger Pim Techamuanvivit after the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia and supported by food sites worldwide. Think of it as a big online raffle, with t ... More >>
Proto food blogger and reported David Chang foe Pim Techamuanvivit will read and sign copies of her book The Foodie Handbook: The (Almost) Definitive Guide to Gastronomy (Chronicle Books, $24.95) starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Marina location of Books Inc. (2251 Chestnut Street at Pierce). Pim ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. Gettin' paid: S.F. protoblogger Pim Techamuanvivit trumpeted an endorsement deal today with Rachel's Wickedly Delicious to flog cottage cheese and other goodies. The NY Times' Kim Severson suggests she may be the first cyber foodscribe to go from ... More >>