Brace yourselves, the Taxi Driver's wife is breaking into the limelight with a brand new coffee company: Grace Hightower and Coffees of Rwanda. Grace Hightower De Niro is the most recent celebrity to lend her name to a social justice-flavored mission in coffee, and it tastes pretty good.
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I have very special food porn for you this week, it's Sweet and Salty Ice Cream Layer cake from Keepin' It Kind! It looks super pretty but listen to what it's comprised of: balsamic beet sorbet, mango lassi ice cream, salted maple caramel crunch, and coconut pound cake. Say goddamn, right? Well ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 editionCold-steeped for hours on end, the majority of San Francisco's iced coffee drinks are acidic puddles of thick, heavily caffeinated, brownish-black liquid with the ice (and the sugar and cream) serving not just to ... More >>
It wasn't like its fragility was any secret: Wicked Grounds, the SoMa cafe by and for the BDSM community, has been struggling financially since its opening two years ago. In April, owners Rose White and Ryan Galiotto held a fundraiser that brought in $50,000, but that wasn't enough to save the ca ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Food Truck Technology. Mashable has a post up about apps that food trucks and popups are using. The programs, most of which work on smart phones of tablets, range from the popular ... More >>
Heather Powazek Champ/FlickrSunday, 7:07 a.m. Alexis Madrigal and Mat Honan. Five hours left. This weekend, a group of San Francisco media friends got together and produced a glossy print magazine, start to finish, in just about 48 hours. The theme was "hustle," and they got 1,502 submissions fro ... More >>
Mayyors by Andrew Scott (via Fecal Face)There's so much to do this weekend, now that all the crap things you had to do are done. On this week's list, we have art in a van, gallery shows in retail outlets (with beer), bass music in the basement, the art of turntablism, and tunes to blow out the tubes ... More >>
Former musician Bernie Krause has spent 30 years recording the pristine sounds of nature in the remotest corners of the world. Now, after all his travels, he has an important message for the human race: Shut up!