SFoodie is calling up food types around the city to ask them about their favorite discovery of the past year, whether it's new or ancient, an ingredient or a person. We'll be running their responses over the course of the next 10 days.
Jeremy Tooker of Four Barrel shares with us his three favori ... More >>
Luis ChongPork broth ramen with lobster oil.While the city's ramen culture is just beginning to flourish, San Mateo's ramen scene is leaping ahead with a modern variant of ramen.
One-month old Ramen Parlor is the latest ramen venture from chef-owner Kazunori Kobayashi, whose San Mateo ramen ... More >>
Amanderson2/FlickrA kati-roll vendor in Kolkota.Five highlights from the blogs this week:
1. John Birdsall interviews Annamika Khanna from Kasa about the closing of her Marina branch, learns why she's doing weekly vegan dinners at the Corner if she eats dairy herself, and gets the sad news that ... More >>
Luis ChongThe site's a former flooring store in the heart of the Peninsula's Japanese-cuisine ghetto.There's no end in sight for San Mateo's glut of J-food ― not that we're complaining. The Peninsula city is about to get yet another izakaya restaurant, this one named Ginji, presumably after ... More >>
Luis ChongThe round noodle block perfectly fits a ramen bowl.Last month at May Wah Supermarket, we found a new instant spicy ramen: Nong Shim's Shin Ramyun (89 cents each, or a five-pack for $3.99). We were so impressed by this spicy flavor that we later rushed to Pacific Supermarket to buy t ... More >>
L. ChongThe Santa Ramen spin-off will focus on the spicy and the stamina-inducing. Popular Santa Ramen in San Mateo is adding a second location expected to open April 8. Just as S.F.'s Green Chile Kitchen recently opened the spin-off Chile Pies (& Ice Cream) at its pre-expansion site, owners ... More >>