We love pop-ups and temporary chef nights, but we hate keeping track of them. Every few weeks we'll bring you a list of the best upcoming events -- all you have to do is mark your calendar. Susan Feniger Pop-Up Where: Insalata's, 120 Sir Francis Drake (at Woodland), San Anselmo, 457-7700 When: Thu ... More >>
Artists pursue all avenues, and for Cassandra Chen, the road of choice is caramel. Chen's San Anselmo-based CC Made Artisanal Caramel produces caramel sauce, individual caramels, and caramel corn, all in small batches, and all by hand. It specializes in a milder set of flavors than the in-your-face ... More >>
Tamara PalmerBetween our recent discovery of vegan agave nectar caramels from Napa's OCD Sweets and bumping into San Anselmo's CC Made caramels, a new family-run business from cousins Cassandra Chen and Emily Hou, at Bi-Rite Market, we're sensing a surge in the caramel category by local candy ... More >>
Tamara PalmerJon's Street Eats' Jon Kosorek, who got his start at the CIA at Greystone, is returning to the Napa Valley.A pioneer of the Emeryville food cart scene is heading for the exit. Jon Kosorek says Saturday is the last night for Jon's Street Eats, a cart that since August 2009 has ser ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Locanda da Eva in Berkeley shut down for the long weekend to redecorate, and Carolyn A. of Eater SF posts pics of the new look. SFoodie says: niiiiiiice. San Francisco gossip was apparen ... More >>
Aiyisha HassanThe rash of young gays and lesbians committing suicide has now struck the country's LGBT capital here in the Bay Area: Aiyisha Hassan, a 20-year-old Marin County native who identified as lesbian, killed herself on October 5. Hassan was a former student at Howard University in Washin ... More >>
Tamara PalmerJon Kosorek wants to put down roots.Jon Kosorek launched Jon's Street Eats last summer, hoping to get enough exposure with the food cart that he could eventually find investors for a restaurant. Now that he has a few Oakland brick-and-mortar spots in mind, and one in particular t ... More >>
The former Izzy's Steakhouse site (picture here) offers terrace views of Mt. Tam."I'm standing in a construction zone, so let me talk to you from someplace quiet," said chef Scott Howard via cell phone. Howard and two business partners are experiencing restaurant birth pangs in Corte Madera f ... More >>
To be continued ...
NewTree, a Belgian chocolatier with its American outpost in San Anselmo, introduced its new line of Alpha chocolate bars at the Fancy Food Show. Here's a sweeter way to get your omega 3 fatty acids (mostly through the inclusion of flax seeds) without having to go the route of smelly fish oil. The ... More >>
An ex-Scientologist and an army of online pranksters attempt to bring down the controversial religion.
Scott Howard offers superb white-tablecloth food on bare wood tables
Week of Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Anti-cult crusader Ford Greene and the town of San Anselmo are staging a nasty public fight over Greene's strident anti-Bush political signs. But is that an old religious enemy we see behind the curtain?
Once you learn the full story of the mom-and-pop cult known as "The Family," you'll understand an unsettling reality: Any of us might have joined in.
Auto show burns rubber
Jesse DeNatale gets back to nature
Week of February 12, 2002
Deborah Hayden's new book, Pox, pulls the covers off famous people with syphilis. That's right: syphilis.
Pondering the questions raised by the international reach of the Ethnic Dance Festival
Marin County has a program to protect bicyclists. In S.F., we keep killing them.
Should I Stay or Should I Go?; A French Toast; Steep Climb; Chain, Chain, Chain
National Dance Week kicks off in Oakland this Friday
Moondance, Frankly, My Dear ..., Book 'Em, Clever Waiter Tricks, Bells and Whistles, Comings and Goings, and Going Public
Since the '60s, the Ananda Church of Self-Realization has grown from a Northern California commune into a worldwide New Age empire. Its leader has grown fond of sex with young believers.
The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.
The bust of LSD bagman Waldron Vorhees, aka Captain Clearlight, opens a windowpane on the city -- and on the narco-cop nincompoops
If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?