Just in time for the summer beach season, a few new destinations have opened up along the coast. In Pacifica, the 140-seat Puerto 27 is now open inside the Pacifica Beach Hotel. The Peruvian-style cuisine comes courtesy of Jose Calvo-Perez, most recently of Pasion in San Francisco's Sunset District. ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition
For as many taquerias and taco trucks in San Francisco serve "al pastor" -- shepherd-style pork -- Taqueria La Alteña is one of only a few of them make al pastor the traditional way: on a spit. If you think the vertic ... More >>
Where: CUESA Kitchen at the Ferry Building (north end, near Gott's formerly Taylor's Refresher) When: Sat., May 5, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Cost: $55 online
The rundown: With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Saturday this year, your options to wash the day away with cheap tequila will be plentiful. Findi ... More >>
dannebrog/FlickrSeventh Annual San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival
Where: Dolores Park
When: Sat., May 7,10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The rundown: Yes, May 5 has passed, and no, Cinco de Mayo doesn't mark Mexican Independence Day (that's on Sep. 16). Cinco de Mayo festivities originated in ... More >>
Hecho en San FranciscoWhere: CUESA Kitchen at the Ferry Building (in front near Gott's formerly Taylor's Refresher)When: Thurs., May 5, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.Cost: $50 online The rundown: Cinco de Mayo is an easy holiday to handle -- it requires nothing more than hanging out with friends and indulgi ... More >>
John BirdsallLa Torta Gorda's quezadilla flor de calabaza, squash blossom quesadilla.Most Americans don't particularly care if the stuff we call Mexican food reflects subtleties of region. Tortas, tacos, quesadillas: They're pretty much the same, we think, either good or bad or in between, so ... More >>
John BirdsallQuezadilla flor de calabaza ($4.25).Thursday, August 5, 2010
Oaxaca, Mexico City, and Merida might hog all the attention these days as foodie touchstones, but the highland city Puebla can make just as plausible a claim to culinary greatness.
On 24th Street, La Torta Gorda calls ... More >>
John BirdsallWe can tell you Cinco de Mayo honors a small group of Mexicans who overcame the French at the Battle of Puebla, but we can't tell you which excuse to use when calling in sick Wednesday so you can check out the celebrations at SOMA's Mijita and Public House. Festivities promise to ... More >>