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.
The Great American Pop-Up
Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell (at Polk), 885-0750
When: Tues., Au ... More >>
"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco," Mark Twain famously said. And while global warming has definitely hooked us up with some warmer summer temperatures over the years since his proclamation, we don't expect to see any real Fahrenheit action until the fall. Despite the la ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Openings: Charlie Palmer's latest project, the Burritt Tavern, officially opens today (417 Stockton at Sutter). Grub Street shares a peek at the American menu that will usher in the first dinner service.
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SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition
In the Bay Area, "chorizo" usually refers to the fresh, spicy Mexican sausage that fills tacos and tortas in the Mission. The occasional bit of Spanish-style chorizo that turns up in paella is often little more than ... More >>
This weekend, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that approximately 2,290 pounds of a chorizo sausage product is being recalled.
Gilroy's Silva Sausage Co. is recalling approximately 2,290 pounds of it because of misbranding and an undeclared a ... More >>
Want to feel like a giant?
More like empanaditas.Constanza Ortiz, the Colombian native behind Maite Catering, is bringing her signature tiny tapas -- most notably, these petite empanadas -- to El Rio this Sunday and again on Sept. 25 during Salsa Sundays to show that, yes, great things can c ... More >>
Carina OstRyan Maxey and Ian Begg Talk Txoko.Last night was the media preview and soft launch of Txoko. Located in the old Enrico's space, we knew we were in for a larger-than-life and somewhat swanky affair. We first reported in February that the Naked Lunch guys, Ryan Maxey and Ian Begg, we ... More >>
Gil Riego Jr.Gracias Madre's Carmen Vazquez with her cashew-milk flan.Carmen Vazquez is the genius behind the mind-blowing vegan flan at Gracias Madre in the Mission. She's also one of the chefs behind the now-defunct Brassica Supper Club, may it rest in peace/come back to life as a full-blow ... More >>
Part of a series on restaurants that have been around so long they've slipped into a media black hole.In 1992, Carlos Muela opened Esperpento, part of the great wave of tapas restaurants that ended up changing San Francisco dining forever. So-called authentic Spanish tapas begat global-fusion tap ... More >>
Jim L./YelpThe Valencia Street tapas bar has had a rough couple of years.Annie Stoll might have kept mum, but Sara Deseran got the confirmation for 7x7: Craig Stoll's Roman-inspired Locanda (a working name) is expected to open late spring or early summer in the Valencia space that's now Rambl ... More >>
M. BrodyGoldstein, serving chunky gazpacho -- but when does she sleep?A real treat: an intimate dinner chez Joyce Goldstein, aka the hardest working woman in the food business. Goldstein, veteran of Chez Panisse and her own San Francisco restaurant Square One, is the author of 26 cookbooks, a ... More >>
Cooking with Amy/FlickrHirigoyen: Basque master.Cookbook fans, rev up your engines and head over the Golden Gate Bridge tonight for a tasty book signing. Piperade/Bocadillos chef Gerald Hirigoyen recently authored (with Lisa Weiss) Pintxos: Small Plates in the Basque Tradition (Ten Speed Press, $24. ... More >>
Jen SiskaContigoAfter scarfing pork-belly bocaditos and octopus salad at Contigo in Noe Valley, SF Weekly food critic Matthew Stafford gets all dreamy thinking about the vacay he took in Barcelona. Stafford thinks chef-owner Brett Emerson gets all the details right in this local simulacrum of the Ca ... More >>