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    December 26, 2012

    Recovering From a Holiday Food Hangover

    Almost as time-honored as the holiday feast is the holiday food hangover. We've spent the past few days -- well, the past month, if we're being honest about it -- eating and drinking whatever happened to come our way, culminating in an epic Christmas dinner last night. And though we certainly over-i ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Would You Eat a Matt Cain Pizza?

    So you didn't score tickets to the World Series games. Big deal. You can still probably score some free pizza. Patxi's Pizza is offering Giants fans a chance to get pizza and win a signed Matt Cain jersey when they order up a piping hot pie online anytime during the World Series.

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    September 26, 2012

    SF Weekly's DISH Preview: Pizza and Pork Sandwiches from Carmel Pizza

    Carmel Pizza Company has been the recipient of plenty of good buzz around town for its wood-fired pizzas and porchetta sandwiches (which we wrote about a few weeks ago), served out of its pizza truck parked in a semi-permanent location in North Beach. This Sunday, the restaurant is one of 40 resta ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Et Al., Farina Pizza, Sift Cupcake: On the Way

    The latest gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The Boulettes Larder team is pretty busy. Beyond the plans to expand their Ferry Building shop to include the Bouli Bar in the space next door, Inside Scoop also shares they're working on a restaurant space on Polk ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Nick's Pizza Starts Tossing Pies in Oakland Today

    Nick's Pizza: Made in Oakland opens today in Chef Nick Yapor-Cox's hometown. Yapor-Cox dubbed his sourdough and seasonally inspired pies "Oakland Style" to describe the local and sustainable ingredients that distinguish his pizzas. Yapor-Cox says it was the Meyer lemons and a longing for real sour ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Pizza Parlor Transforms Into Pop-Up Bar with Homemade Snacks and Really Cheap Drinks

    Debbie Horn is probably the coolest woman we have never met. Two months ago, she convinced her friend and owner of Escape From New York Pizza on Bush Street to transform his pizza parlor to a nighttime pop-up bar, called After Hours Bar. Horn constructed a bar around the counter of the pizza place ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    All about cafes: Cafeto, Elite Audio Systems Cafe, and Precita Park Cafe

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. A reader alerted us to a new coffee shop on College Hill, Cafeto (111 Richland at Mission). The Bernal Heights addition is working on outdoor seating and better signage. Bernalwood has a few snapsho ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Casey's Pizza Truck Has a Proper Oven, Not Just a Pair of Grills

    Jonathan KauffmanCasey's Pizza Truck, the food-truck equivalent of a silver fox.​Yesterday marked the first official appearance of Casey's Pizza Truck, the four-wheeled, upscaled home for Casey Crynes' thin-crust pizzas. Crynes has long impressed SFoodie with the thin-crust pies he has been making ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Ten Best San Francisco Restaurants Not on OpenTable

    Jen SiskaYou want to get with Nojo's tempura? OpenTable won't hook you up.​ Five years ago, it would have been hard to imagine the lock that OpenTable now has on San Francisco restaurants. From the highest of the high end to mid-priced neighborhood places, the locally based online reservations com ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Pizza and Belly Dancing, Taking on a Curse While Making Fresh Tofu, and More

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Last week we mentioned two pizza places eyeing S.F., the opening of Pachino, and the shutdown of PizzaHacker. Just in case that wasn't enough pizza news, Fisherman's Wharf is getting ready to welcome a ne ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Dreaming of of California at the Pizza Place on Noriega

    ​Every week I take the N-Judah out to Ocean Beach for work, just another speck among specks, stopping at the very end of the line and walking several blocks to my client's house. If I have time, I always stop in at the Pizza Place on Noriega at the corner of 46th Avenue. It's just like its name -- ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    The Year in Food: Vegan Goes Mainstream

    Jun BelenLunch plate at Oakland's No Worries, featuring afritada (right) made from soy "chicken."​Twelve months, ten storylines: It's SFoodie's annual look back at the year in food. In 2010 vegan food exploded ― all over our faces, deliciously. Sorry, that image is gross, but really: It was ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    This Week's Review: Ragazza

    Lara HataRagazza's nettle pizza was one of the successes.​ Pizza pizza pizzapizzapizzapizza. Hey, Kauffman, you just reviewed a pizza place last week, I can hear you say. (My editor was the first to say it for you.) Why you want to review Ragazza, sister restaurant to Gialina, this week?In fact, I ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010

    This Week's Review: Una Pizza Napoletana

    Lara HataIt all boils down to this.​ This week I reviewed Una Pizza Napolitana, where owner and sole cook Anthony Mangieri practices a singular devotion to making pizza, and has developed a fervid following for it. (Read my interview with Mangieri here.) We have entered the era of the artisan as r ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Café Oliveto's Whole-Grain Pizza

    John BirdsallCafe Oliveto's Napoletana, $15, with a crust made from authentic whole-wheat flour.​Thursday, November 18, 2010 Oliveto chef Paul Canales has been playing around with whole-wheat flours lately, in collaboration with Certified Foods. That's the stone mill in Woodland, northwest of ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Le Cheval Oakland Hobbled, Citizen Cake Fillmore (Finally) Opens

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Eater SF's Carolyn A. reports that Oakland's popular Le Cheval closed on Friday after being evicted. The owner is maintaining his Berkeley and Walnut Creek branches, and his son is opening up ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Leland Yee To Announce Mayoral Run

    Jim HerdLeland Yee, seen here with a werewolf campaigning against Prop. B, aspires to Room 200​Folks at political consultant Jim Stearns' office are playing coy, but let's be realistic: Sen. Leland Yee isn't "making an announcement" at the Department of Elections today to lecture the media on the ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Fatted Calf Plumping Out Nicely, Paisan Greets Berkeley

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Carolyn A. at Eater posts an update on the forthcoming Fatted Calf shop in Hayes Valley (320 Fell,, which owner Taylor Boetticher hopes will open mid-September. The pi ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    Pizza Di Mano Foretells Blurry Late Nights Filled with So-So Slices

    Alexis G./YelpNot as molten and blistered ― or as brittle-bottomed ― as other neighborhood 'zas.​On Monday, Eater popped off about Pizza Di Mano, the new "no-frills pizza place ... just off 24th and Mission near the BART station." With its cheap tables, glass snot-shield protecting the co ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Serious Eats' Seriously Skewed Look at Bay Area Pizza

    Fenchurch!/FlickrDeep-dish slice from Zachary's: Representative of local pizza?​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Pie freak: Serious Eats' Adam Kuban pulled off another wonderfully OCD examination of Bay Area pizza this weekend, part of his 50-part, map-crawling United States of Pizza serie ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    Meet the Plastic Pizza Spinning Master of North Beach

    Sunny weather brought the regulars flocking to Washington Square Park in North Beach yesterday afternoon: hippies strumming guitars, transients smoking bud, young people sunbathing with their noses buried in books. Then we spotted this guy from a distance. It took us a second to realize what we we ... More >>

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    February 24, 2010
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    October 5, 2009

    Hidden in Plain Sight: 'Secret' Menus Make Everybody Feel Like an Insider

    joeywan/FlickrSooner or later, everybody's gonna know.​Last week, CNN picked up a Mental Floss story running down secret menu items at fast food restaurants, whispering of such sneaky exit-ramp pleasures as the grotesque four-patty Meat Cube at Wendy's, Taco Bell's unadvertised green chile sau ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Pop Review: Frigid Melon and Good (But Not Amazing) Pizza at Gialina

    zipfly/FlickrWho are we to disagree with Ed Levine, for chrissake?​We're not sure why we turned down Delfina for this. Dinner was a thoughtful treat, extended impulsively out of sympathy for a rough 24 hours culminating in 10 excruciating minutes with the most alarmingly awful customer service ... More >>

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    November 19, 2003

    Piece 'a Pizza

    The crunchy crust at the venerable Tommaso's still delights us

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    August 13, 2003
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    September 25, 2002

    That's Amore

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