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    January 15, 2014
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    October 2, 2013
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    August 16, 2013

    Peninsula Dining Update: Mezes Replace Wine Flights in Burlingame

    Burlingame might be closer to the Bay than the Bosphorus, but now you don't have to leave for some kofte and tarama. Istanbul Turkish Cuisine recently opened in the former Grape Escape Wine Bar. It's from the same Turkish owners, who decided to switch from wine to their native cuisine, but oenophile ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013
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    October 24, 2012
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    September 18, 2012

    SO in SOMA Brings the Heat

    Perhaps it's because it lies in the shadow of The Stud, SO's New Wave revival décor flashed us back to the '80s; we have expected Debora Iyall or Jello Biafra to wander in. That didn't happen, but a scrumptious Asian fusion meal did. A little bit Chinese and a little bit Korean, this SOMA staple ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    SF Chefs: Picks and Advice for Navigating This Week's Sprawl of Events

    SF Chefs, the annual food/wine/spirits festival presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, will be held in various San Francisco locations from July 30 to August 5. We've filled our tummies and worn out our shoes at this well-produced celebration since its inception in 2009. It was huge th ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    SFO Is One of The Worst Airports, Study Says

    As you already well-traveled folks know, catching a flight out of SFO sucks. Just ask Terri Weissinger, who lived at the airport for eight days because of unpaid baggage fees. And then there's the issue of flight delays, which is clearly a chronic problem in San Francisco, according to a new study r ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    You Can Now Get General Tso's Chicken in Beijing

    jeffreyw/FlickrIf General Tso's chicken is beloved in Stockton, why not Shanghai as well? ​Now that you can find American-style sushi in Tokyo and chai lattes in Milan, why not chop suey and General Tso's chicken in Beijing? (Side note: You realize those aren't actual Chinese dishes, don't you?) ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012
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    September 30, 2011

    This Sunday, Eat Yourself Senseless at SF Weekly's DISH 2011

    ​ Two floors, dishes from ​40 restaurants, wine and cocktails aplenty: This Sunday afternoon, Oct. 2, SF Weekly and SFoodie are throwing DISH, our annual pageant celebrating San Francisco's food scene.  ​Many of the participating restaurants have been selected by SF Weekly restaurant cri ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Wine with a Side of Diamonds, Sweet Treats, Vegas Rolls In, and a Holy Dog

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Baubles and bubbles: Inside Scoop reports the first U.S. jewelry store with a fully licensed wine bar is now open. Lucky enough for us, while not so lucky for our wallet, it's in the Castro. D&H Sustainab ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Crude Drugs Chicken Feet: Best Chicken Feet Ever?

    Photos by W. Blake Gray"Crude Drugs Chicken Feet"​We admit that we ordered Crude Drugs Chicken Feet as a joke. Was the joke on us? It turned out to be the best chicken feet we've ever had. ​And it made Golden Gate Dim Sum Seafood Restaurant feel like quite the find. We ran "best dim sum ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011
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    April 27, 2011
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    March 2, 2011

    Kasa Departs the Marina, Eat Me Wants You to Stop By

    ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Sad news from Kasa: The Indian restaurant has closed its Marina branch, and the restaurateurs offer a sincere assessment of what went wrong. But the Castro restaurant appears to be in good shape, a ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Pudong Opens in Old Mecca Spot, Marlowe to Take Over Joey & Eddie's

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. UrbanDaddy led the media swarm surrounding yesterday's opening of Pudong (2029 Market, 252-0700, www.pudongsf.com), in the expansive space that used to house Mecca. The pitch: French-Chinese ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010
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    October 18, 2010

    Wrap Delight Goes Mexican-Vietnamese, Pudong to Bring Vietnamese-French to the Castro

    ​ ​The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Inside Scoop's Paolo L. learns that a pair of Shanghai 1930 staffers are planning to open Pudong (2029 Market) in the former Mecca space. The pitch: Shanghainese food with French accents.Humin ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Soak Up Shanghai's Wine-Steeped Cooking at Asian Art Museum Demo

    Asian Culinary ForumJai Yun chef Nei Chia Ji.​Shanghai cuisine can be described as lush, and not just because it revels in the abundance of vegetables and livestock gleaned from the Yangtze River Delta and seafood hauled from the surrounding coastal provinces. Booze plays a prominent role, exe ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Golden State Warriors' Bay Bridge Logo Arriving This Week From China

    For the bridge, it's a great time out...​How overdue is the erection of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge? Well, the Golden State Warriors couldn't wait for the span to actually exist before adopting it as their new logo. With portions of the signature tower sections set to arrive in Oakland tomo ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

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    May 19, 2010

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    May 17, 2010

    Congee With Pork and Preserved Egg at Hing Lung

    T. PalmerCongee goes with doughnuts like white on rice.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    May 12, 2010
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    April 29, 2010

    House-Cured Anchovies at Zuni Cafe

    aloveletteraway/FlickrNo need to drown these in pizza sauce and melted mozzarella.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    April 15, 2010

    Potato Vareniki from Katia's

    Charlene/Yelp​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    April 12, 2010

    Cholle Bhature from Vik's Chaat Corner

    Vik's bhature is bigger than a bread basket.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here after the jump.

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    April 7, 2010

    'Pulled' Lamb Sandwich from Wexler's

    John BirdsallIts pulled-pork sibling pales by comparison.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    March 30, 2010

    Little Fried Fish from Nopa

    porkbelly24/FlickrWe've never known them to sog, even under assault from lemon.​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    March 29, 2010

    Carnitas Burrito from La Taqueria

    J. BirdsallAvocado is essential.​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    March 18, 2010

    Cheung Hing's Roast Duck

    The juices alone are worth $20.​ As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

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    February 15, 2010

    Elbowing to the Buffet at Insanely Popular Kome

    Mona C./YelpBring a book.​Quick, what's the most popular new restaurant in the Bay Area? Believe it or not, the answer is Kome Sushi Buffet in Daly City, which opened last December with a seating capacity of over 500. While other restaurants scramble to find customers in this tough economy, ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Google's Iron Curtain: Are Chinese Government Hackers Responsible?

    In a monumental statement earlier today, Mountain View based Google announced that they were no longer censoring their search results in China -- and that if the Chinese government did not agree to these non-censored search results this would lead to a Google pull-out."We have evidence to suggest th ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009
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    October 29, 2009

    Poleng Lounge's Barrio Fiesta Offers a Filipino Take on Thanksgiving

    Poleng Lounge​Timothy Luym, the executive chef at Poleng Lounge (1751 Fulton at Masonic), hopes to alleviate some stress in your Thanksgiving meal planning with his Barrio Fiesta take home feasts. Turkey's tired, so Luym has created a Filipino menu of sinigang (pork in tamarind broth soup), lumpia ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009
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    May 4, 2009

    Sexy Dishes Week Specials

    Today through Friday is TasteTV's "Sexy Dishes Week" in the Bay Area, a celebration of the release of the book Sexy Dishes that contains profiles of hot local chefs and their recipes. Several establishments are offering specials based on or inspired by their chef's recipe(s) in the book. Announced s ... More >>

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    March 17, 2009

    San Francisco Snuggie Pub Crawl This Friday

    As predicted on this blog back in January, the Snuggie -- an astoundingly unnecessary blanket with sleeves -- has become all the ironic rage. Millions of people have purchased the shitty, sleeved blankets in red, blue, and green, and dozens of media outlets have taken their  ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Membership Has Its Privileges: Free Crab Cookbook

    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 >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Hot Documents: Here are the Receipts for Chinese Bureaucrats Who Enjoyed San Francisco 'Homosexual Show'

    "All reactionaries are paper tigers ... and those who leave documents on the train about going to San Francisco sex shows are just plain dumb." A cadre of Chinese officials who blew through around $94,000 of the Glorious Taxpayers' money on a recent junket to the United States are in hot water after ... More >>

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