Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Bini's Kitchen The Cuisine: Nepalese Specialty Items: Spiced curries, dumplings, and soups Worth the Wait in Line? At peak time, a total six minutes from the end of the lin ... More >>
Whether you're occupying a sovereign nation, robbing a bank (we're not advocating for this), or at an awkward party you really want to leave, a solid exit strategy is always in need. That's especially true if you're a cyclist looking to find some time away from traffic lights, people asking you fo ... More >>
The successes of the Food Network and the Top Chef franchise have opened the doors for more food-related television both locally and nationally. Fortunately, with the assistance of DVRs and the fact that certain stations screen full episodes online, gone are the days when you'd have to wait until th ... More >>
When it comes to food-centric books, the Bay Area is a publishing powerhouse, and this fall is no exception. Here are the titles we're most anticipating this season, presented in chronological order: The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes by James Freeman, Ca ... More >>
If ever there was a silver lining to high gas prices, this just might be it: No traffic. Well, okay, that might be hyperbolic, but we can at least assure you that this Labor Day Weekend the roads won't be any more clogged than what you've grown accustomed to in San Francisco. While San Francisco has ... More >>
Sara DavisKim Alter.Just before my review of Haven ran this week, I spoke to its chef, Kim Alter. I'd last spoken to Alter at Plate Shop, the Sausalito restaurant where she was head cook, gardener, and butcher. I wanted to know how she got hooked up with Haven's owner, Daniel Patterson, and ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Ron Siegel's new restaurant Parallel 37 opens today as a sleeker, more modern replacement to its predecessor (600 Stockton at Pine). Earlier we mentioned bar manager Camber Lay would oversee the cocktail ... More >>
Sardines are an anytime food. Today, San Francisco magazine published an amazing investigative piece by Erik Vance. Vance doesn't just accept local chefs' commitment to sourcing what they call "sustainable seafood" ― he checks up on their claims. There is a booming demand for sustainably caught ... More >>
Kevin Y./YelpOkay, so we do have an Olive Garden out near S.F. State.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Yesterday at LA Weekly's Squid Ink, SFoodie's sister food blog with the WTF name, editor Amy Scattergood passed along a list from Nation's Restaurant News of America's 15 favorite casual- ... More >>
The Katherine Hepburn Pet Bed costs $1,200Save up those unemployment checks, because as of yesterday, a new San Francisco-based high-end pet furniture company, Neko Habitat LLC, is open for business. The company's line of snazzy pet beds run $230 to $250, and the business owner, Hitomi Yas ... More >>
To be continued ...
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Bay Area publishers tell us where to go
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Men keep falling in love with the aging steam schooner Wapama. She always exacts her price.