Don't let the "brasserie" portion of the name fool you; the cuisine at Bluestem is all American. Named after the preferred grazing grass of cattle ranchers, the focus of the restaurant is decidedly on beef, with marrow, steaks, and tartar showcased on the menu. The bar incorporates a few of these Am ... More >>
This Sunday the Oscars aren't the only show worth watching. Go cheer your favorite nominees for leading female bartender in a bar drama at the second annual breast cancer fundraiser Speed Rack. The competition is the first nationwide competition designed to highlight up-and-coming women in the cockt ... More >>
The power of food to transport us with flavors and smells is what makes eating and drinking such a personal experience. It is what endeared me to the lively and cozy Copita Tequileria y Comida in Sausalito. Sitting at the bar takes me to the beaches of Jalisco, Mexico, where a yearly tradition with ... More >>
A SFoodie series on what to do with your farmers' market impulse buys and CSA box surprises. Under appreciated by Americans until recently, cardoons have been eaten in Italy and throughout the Mediterranean region for thousands of years. A cousin to the globe artichoke, this lesser-known membe ... More >>
A weekly series on what to do with your farmers' market impulse buys and CSA box surprises. Pea shoots are the leafy greens and curly tendrils of a pea plant. All pea plants produce shoots, but more often than not they come from a snow pea plant. They taste mildly of fresh peas and are slightl ... More >>
Alanna HaleDavid Taylor puts the finishing touch on a dishYesterday we interviewed David Taylor, chef at the wildly popular Marina restaurant A16. Today Taylor shares with SFoodie the recipe for A16's handmade salsa verde. While it's served on pork belly at the restaurant, Taylor is quick to ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshJeff Mason (left) and David KnoppIn other cities, partiers self-medicate with morning-after remedies like cheeseburgers and McGriddles. But here? Jeff Mason and David Knopp of Pal's Takeaway (2751 24th St. at Hampshire) have devised a hangover -cure sandwich steeped ... More >>
peta2flickr/FlickrOur favorite morsel from the blogs. Talk about losing your audience: Is vegan cooking tasteless, clunky, or just plain freaky sometimes (emphasis on the sometimes)? And if you say so are you a big old hater? Those are questions Anrica Deb must be asking right about now, aft ... More >>
We only allow ourselves occasional and furtive peeks at the hefty new Thomas Keller bestseller Ad Hoc at Home because it is the very definition of food porn.The book is being marketed as Keller's most accessible. This is corroborated by reading the family-style recipes inspired by his Yountville ... More >>
We've challenged chefs and other food pros to create recipes in the 140-character space carved out by Twitter. SFoodie's first liquid offering comes from Sierra Zimei, cocktail director at Seasons Bar and Lounge in the Four Seasons Hotel (757 Market at Grant). Last year, readers o ... More >>
TasteTV's new book Sexy Dishes highlights Bay Area chefs and the hot recipes they create. The local food channel (viewable both online and on-demand on Comcast), which recently presented its third annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, will celebrate its release throughout the Bay Ar ... More >>
elraigon.comSpring is here, and the city's farmers markets are brimming with fecund, fragrant, Technicolor abondanza: needle-thin asparagus fresh from the Delta; stalks of Pescadero rhubarb and Half Moon Bay snap peas; a dazzling array of Watsonville basil; loquats and fava beans and haricots vert f ... More >>
I'm not close to getting tired of asparagus yet.
100% tomatoes, no salt, preservatives, or seasonings.
Rock Shrimp has been casting the second season of the Food Network's Grill It! with Bobby Flay for more than a month now. The New York-based production company is now specifically looking on Craigslist for local African-Americans (who "appear to look between 21 and 45") with the ability (and reci ... More >>
If you have a Visa Signature rewards card, Visa, the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, and almost 50 Bay Area restaurants have cooked up a little present for you: a nice little pamphlet of crab recipes, titled SF Chefs. Food. Wine.: Dungeness Crab. Inside you'll find recipes from A (Angel Hair Cra ... More >>
This mildly spicy pepper paste is a great addition to scrambled eggs.
Halal markets offer some of the tastiest meat around, often at prices lower than you'll find even at Costco.
By Matthew Stafford Christmas dinner is the great afterthought of the holiday season. So much time is spent shopping and card-writing and party-going and eggnog-sipping, there's barely enough time to think about what to eat for supper once the presents are unwrapped and the stockings are emptied. C ... More >>
A fancy restaurant morphs into a place where you can order some food with your cocktails
The spot has been open only since 2002, yet this baking bible seems long awaited
New tricks for shopping the best market in the city
Joe's Ice Cream