Blair Warsham, a white boy originally from Atlanta who has French training and been cooking underground in San Francisco via his "guerilla dining" company graffEats, channels his passion for Asian cooking with American Bao Bar. He began the pilot series of this new project, which has aspirations to ... More >>
What better way to spend a weekend morning than over dim sum? Waitresses keep offering you tidbits of pork and shrimp, your endless pot of tea gets refilled without asking if you leave the lid up (there's a veteran tip), and at almost every place on this list, six people can eat until you're bore ... More >>
Sell our trade secrets ... that's one way to ensure China's economy surpasses the U.S.A San Francisco federal grand jury has charged five people and several companies -- some located in the Bay Area -- with espionage and selling American trade secrets to help companies in China quickly flourish. ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanABC Bakery's Hoi Nam chicken.Rice Plate Journal is a yearlong project to canvas Chinatown, block by block, discovering the good, the bad, and the hopelessly mediocre. Maximum entrée price: $10.
If you're looking for someone to blame for Chinatown's profusion of mediocre cha cha ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what is going on with televised cooking. This week: The Best Thing I Ever Made, a half-hour show about the end of the world, Sundays at 11:30 a.m. on the Food Network.
The premise of Best Thing is simple: Each episode, a handful of chefs cook thei ... More >>
Fox News probably doesn't think there is a difference between Osama and ObamaTwitter was abuzz after Fox News made the Freudian slip yesterday when announcing that Obama, not Osama, bin Laden is dead. Sure, the names are off by only one letter, but that one letter spells the difference between th ... More >>
John BirdsallSticky chewy chocolate ice cream, $2.70 for a 4-ounce cup at Swensen's.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
I was a kid growing up down the Peninsula, spending summers with my grandpa at Bay Meadows, getting coached in ho ... More >>
Paul Shin Devine is, allegedly, one bad appleTalk about a rotten apple. Paul Shin Devine, a mid-level manager at Apple, was arrested on Friday on charges he pocketed more than $1 million in kickbacks from multiple Asian suppliers of iPhone and iPod parts in exchange for spilling company secrets. ... More >>
As SF Weekly and others reported earlier, a mid-level Apple manager has been arrested for allegedly spilling company secrets in exchange for kickbacks from Asian firms. SF Weekly has obtained the 23-count, 14-page indictment against Paul Shin Devine and you can read it right here. Here are some h ... More >>
www.sfstation.comHave you ever wondered just how much it pisses off a DJ when you request your favorite guilty pleasures all night? What actually happened to the hyphy movement? What sets Drake out from all the rest? DJ Platurn of the Oakland Faders gave us his candid thoughts on these topics and ... More >>
Tim Luym.What's Tim Luym been doing since January, when Poleng Lounge closed?
Plotting the ascendancy of Filipino cuisine, mostly.
Luym cooked for Melissa Perello at Charles Nob Hill and Fifth Floor, but it was as chef of Poleng that he found his voice. Starting in 2006, his emphasis seem ... More >>
Adrian & Mysterious D have an interesting take on mashups. As they explain it, the "genre" transcends all other styles, as producers working in this arena pull tracks from a wide variety of artists, making the artform both classic enough to build a large fanbase, and cutting edge enough to in ... More >>
For three decades, Mariedi Anders has used Old World grace and negotiating acumen to create significant American careers for serious European musicians.
Now, the doyenne of West Coast classical music agents faces a new challenge: the globalization of the