All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life.
A full belly, who could ask for anything more? Gift a healthy dose of living food history with ample chances to nosh via the walking tours from Edible Excursions ($50 to $95). Bonus for the food TV ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Mega green: Eater SF reports Starbucks will open a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified location in the Castro at 2221 Market (at Sanchez). While it will incorporate the same el ... More >>
In a world of corn syrup, San Francisco chefs continue to handle sugar as well as anyone, and San Franciscans themselves have certainly supported them. Now you can support your sweet tooth, and a great cause, alongside some of the Bay's best desserts. The fifth annual Sugar Rush, Spark's ann ... More >>
Lou BustamanteCarl Sutton.
Jug Sundays at Sutton Cellars
Where: Sutton Cellars, 601 22nd St. (at Illinois)
When: Sun., June 12, 2-5 p.m.
The rundown: It's that time again: Jug Sunday. This Sunday, Sutton Cellars will be out during Sunday Streets in the Bayview to hook you up wi ... More >>
Albert Law/porkbellystudioMission Chinese Food's mixed pickles, $3.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate wit ... More >>
justafoodie/FoodspottingThe mushroom souffle at Cafe Jacqueline, $28.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The reason that Cafe Jacqueline still shows up in most-romantic-restaurant lists isn't the fact that Jacqueline Margulis makes each of ... More >>
Albert Law/porkbellystudioHalu's tontoro (left) and bacon-wrapped mochi.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Most studio apartments are bigger than Shigemi and Mimi Komiyama's tiny, personal restaurant, and signs of Shigemi's adoration of t ... More >>
Gil Riego, Jr.Wayfare Tavern's steak tartare, $16.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Cooking beef causes all sorts of delicious chemical reactions: Amino acids and sugars on the surface of the meat combine, the beef browns, and dozens of ... More >>
Christian HaasContigo's sardine and avocado toasts, $2.50 a piece.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
Here in California, ingredients rule the table. Excellent, impeccable produce and proteins, minimally manipulated, almost always resul ... More >>
Lou BustamanteBlacksmith Cellars' chenin blanc: Drink local.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Even with the success of Dashe Cellars in industrial Oakland and Sutton Cellars in Dogpatch, it's challenging to hear the words "urban winery" ... More >>
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We've been busier than ever working on the second annual countdown of favorite dishes, SFoodie's 92: The 92 dishes and drinks we've loved most in 2011.
We've since made it all the way up to No. 21 -- Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc -- and we thought it wou ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Bart NagelSFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
There are people out there -- we've met them, we know -- who can't think of a sushi meal without a couple of orders of unagi. With its broiler-blistered skin and sweet, thi ... More >>
Anthony Bak/www.pragmaticepicurean.comOld Mandarin's Mandarin lamb, $9.95 SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
Old Mandarin's namesake lamb dish is the exception to SFoodie's rule of avoiding any dish with the word "Mandarin" in its name ... More >>
Who cares if Scharffen Berger left town when we have E. Guittard?A question came in from D.F. this week:I used to buy Scharffen Berger chocolate, but now that Hershey bought out the company and left Berkeley, I don't know where to buy local chocolate. I've been buying bags of Guittard chips at th ... More >>
rockdoggydog/FlickrChocs god Michael Rechiutti.Dogpatch denizens have a chance to taste Recchiuti Confections with wine tonight at Yield Wine Bar (2490 Third St. at 22nd St.) tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. Jacky and Michael Recchiuti are on host duty, for those with burning technique or ingredient ... More >>