Steven Gdula

  • Dining

    December 21, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Gobba Gobba Hey Started With a Street Tray and Ends With Cookbooks

    Steven Gdula/BloomsburyGobs in their first incarnation (left) and the Gobba Gobba Hey cookbook.​In his lovely essay "Never Can Say Goodbye," author and food entrepreneur Steven Gdula lays out his decision to stop his Gobba Gobba Hey baking business after 33 months, having faced a crossroads on whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Can Whoopee Pies Knock Cupcakes Off Their Throne?

    Jason and Steve/Our Food Choices™Pumpkin whoopie pie with caramel frosting.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Talk of trends can be the invention of food writers desperate to fill a filing quota, wishful thinking, or canny prescience. Stancy Finz wrote a Chronicle Food feature back in Jun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Foodzie Test Kitchen Puts Our Chile Crunch Dependency on Ice

    FoodzieEZ Gaspacho Granita with Chile Colonial's Chile Crunch.​We bumped into Chile Colonial's Chile Crunch at the Fancy Food Show earlier this year, where it was one of the most memorable local products we found. We've barely stopped eating it since. At the show, Chile Colonial proprietor Sus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Gobba Gobba Hey Vendor to Write Book about S.F. Street-Food Scene

    Steven GdulaGobba Gobba Hey's chocolate glacage gobs.​Steven Gdula of Gobba Gobba Hey shared some exclusive news with SFoodie this morning: He'll pen a book for Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury USA for a spring 2011 release."It'll be part cookbook, part food memoir, and part recession recovery st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Commonwealth Club Panel on S.F. Street Food Now on Video

    In October, SFoodie's Tamara Palmer moderated a panel at the Commonwealth Club of diverse cooks with something to say about street food, pop-ups, and the new cart scene that helped define life in the Mission during the summer of '09. Last week, the Commonwealth Club released video of the discussion, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Street-Food Vendor Gobba Gobba Hey Is Offering a Boxed Set for Christmas

    T. Palmer​In advance of opening a mail-order store on local site Foodzie early next year, Steven Gdula of Gobba Gobba Hey is offering a special Christmas boxed set of his gobs, buttercream-filled cake sandwiches that hail from Pennsylvania but with a California twist from local ingredients and Gdu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Imbibe for a Good Cause at Mission Street Food's Booze Night

    Mission Mission​Mission Street Food gets saucy this week with Booze Night for Ladies' Night on Thursday, Nov. 19. In other words, MSF will present a menu of alcohol-tinged tastiness, with proceeds to benefit Ladies' Night, a nonprofit program from the Women's Community Clinic, the Mission Neighbor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Audio from Last Month's Commonwealth Club Street-Food Panel Discussion Now Available

    Meredith BrodyAnthony Myint (left) and Brian Kimball​Missed last month's panel discussion on street food at the Commonwealth Club? No worries -- audio is now available. To refresh: On Oct. 29, SFoodie contributor Tamara Palmer moderated The Street Food Movement: SF Hearts the Cart, a discussio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    At the Commonwealth Club Last Night, a Diverse Panel Chews on Street Food's Challenges

    m. BrodyMission Street Food's Anthony Myint (left) with Magic Curry Kart's Brian Kimball.​A full house celebrated San Francisco's street-food scene at last night's panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club, The Street Food Movement: SF Hearts the Cart, moderated by SFoodie blogger Tamara Palme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    'Free Murat': Vendors Urge Show of Support for Amuse Bouche at Tonight's Street-Food Party

    Feel free to customize.​This afternoon, Steven Gdula of Gobba Gobba Hey was urging fellow street-food vendors to show support for Amuse Bouche vendor Murat Celebi-Ariner at tonight's post-Commonwealth Club street food party at 111 Minna Gallery by wearing t-shirts that read "Free Murat." Murat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    The Commonwealth Club Goes All Street-y Later This Month with Panel Talk

    ​Not too long ago, the city's street food offerings caught the attention of late-night borrachos fixing for bacon-wrapped hot dogs, hammered Zeitgeist hipsters heeding the arrival of the Tamale Lady, and hopeful day laborers with an appetite. Later this month, street food becomes the subject o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Not Just for the Streets, Pavement Cuisine That Comes to You

    Steven Gdula Gobbles at your doorstep.​While the thrill of tracking down the latest in street food (and meeting fellow hunters in the process) is something everyone should experience, if you simply don't have the time or energy to track these people down and follow them on a whim, quite a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Ryan Farr Promises Dogs, Gobs, and More at 4505 Meats Stall

    Steven Gdula Miniature gobs -- gobbles -- will be available through 4505 Meats.We're waiting with bated breath and an empty stomach for next week's launch of the new Thursday street-food-focused farmer's market at the Ferry Building. But one of its most anticipated stalls won't be open until ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2009

    Last Night: Peaches at the Grand Ballroom

    Peaches Friday, June 5, 2009 The Grand At The Regency Review by Steven Gdula Better than: Seeing the same show in a place without hardwood floors. Just as Peaches was getting ready to deliver the money shot at her Friday night show at The Grand Ballroom, an audience member launched a water bottl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Gobba Gobba Hey! New Street Food Alert!

    With a hearty nod to punk rock icons the Ramones, Gobba Gobba Hey is one of the latest creations in San Francisco pavement cuisine. The brainchild of Steven Gdula, author of The Warmest Room in the House: How the Kitchen Became the Heart of the Twentieth Century American Home (and, full disclos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Anna CondaWe're back! Ten Things was on vacation for the last two weeks and we've returned, well, broke. So we are more than happy to round up all the fun stuff to do this weekend for those who are feeling down to their bottom dollar (and we all know those bottom dollars should be saved for beer). S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Last Night: Leonard Cohen at the Paramout Theatre

    Gretchen Robinette Leonard Cohen April 15, 2009 The Paramount TheatreBy Steven Gdula Better than: Most performers one quarter of his age. Given the circumstances surrounding his current tour, no one would've blamed Leonard Cohen if he'd only played a 90-minute set Wednesday night at the Paramoun ... More >>

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