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  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Put Your Baking Skills to the Test at CUESA's Pie-Making Contest Tomorrow

    Bay Area pie-makers, it's your time to shine: During tomorrow's Harvest Festival at the Ferry Building, CUESA is hosting a pie-making contest (and yours truly is one of the judges). Any confident home baker can enter the contest tomorrow morning by bringing their best pie to the CUESA Classroom (und ... More >>

  • Music

    December 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Happy Goat's Scotch Caramel Sauce

    Happy Goat's Scotch Caramel Sauce is a revelation. The caramel first woos you with a sweet hit of fragrant Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean. Next comes the seduction of 12-year-aged single malt Scotch whiskey from Aberlour. The finish is a subtle twinge of earthiness. No sign of cloying over-swee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Wok On, Buy in Chinatown

    Ben NarasinYee Cheong's wok on campfire coals​I've always been a big fan of cast iron: skillets, griddles, butter melters that look like medieval castle defenses in miniature. They last forever, they're cheap, and they don't seem to have any "bad for you" issues as aluminum and Teflon are repu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Black Jet Baking Co. to Sell Pies, Cookies at the Ferry Building

    Jonathan KauffmanBlack Jet Bakery's Nutella-hazelnut hand pie.​For the past year, Black Jet Baking Co. has been making cookies and hand pies -- artisanal Pop-Tarts, you could call them -- for cafes around the city, including Ritual Roasters and Matching Half. Founder Gillian Shaw started baking at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Kim Alter Exits Plate Shop, Oakland Gets a TacoBike, and Place Pigalle Returns

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. That was quick. Inside Scoop reports Kim Alter is already out as executive chef of Sausalito's Plate Shop. Opened in February, Atler took an executive role for the first time, after working in the kitchen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    The New Countertop Appliance, Web TV Worth Watching

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Sous Vide at Home. As immersion circulators get cheaper, the Denver Post's Kristen Browning-Blas tests the countertop Sous Vide Supreme Demi, which sells for $299 at Sur La Table ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Spending $$$ on Cooking Less, Fear of Sushi and Plastic

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. How often do you use your KitchenAid? In the Atlantic, Megan McArdle attempts to resolve a conundrum: Why are businesses like Sur La Table thriving and high-end appliances appeari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Dutch Crunch: According to Nick Malgieri, a San Francisco Treat

    New Royal Bakery's dutch crunch (left), Safeway roll (right)​ Reading through Nick Malgieri's new book, Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking, SFoodie editor John Birdsall discovered an intriguing note in Malgieri's recipe for "tiger" rolls. "Also called Dutch crunch rolls," the note read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Don't Sound Like a Tool: The (Cooking) Tool Edition

    ​Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we keep encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing, no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.tah-ZHEEN.​A couple years ago, Sur La Tab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    If Aidells Is Out of Ferry Plaza, Shouldn't Scharffen Berger Have To Go Too?

    YourFavoriteMartian/Flickr​On Tuesday, the Chronicle's C.W. Nevius reported that CUESA, the organization that runs the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, had informed Kathleen de Wilbur, the woman who has operated the Aidells Sausage stall for 17 years, that she would be out of the market at the end of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    MasterChef is Holding a Casting Call in S.F. This Weekend. Exotic Dancers Need Not Apply

    Leslie Kelly/seriouseats.comAt Seattle's casting call, not everyone got the memo.​Think you have what it takes to become the Adam Lambert of the amateur chef scene? The Gordon Ramsay reality show MasterChef is holding casting calls at Sur La Table in Union Square Sunday. MasterChef bills itsel ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 22, 2004

    Comfort Food

    A delicious oasis of calm for pre- or post-holiday dining

  • Dining

    December 5, 2001

    A French Revolution

    Le Petit Robert

  • Dining

    June 13, 2001

    The Dining Depression

    The latest tidbits of restaurant news about Jardinière, Ozumo, and Eastside West

  • Dining

    October 25, 2000

    Side Dish

    Mingling With the Famous

  • Dining

    March 29, 2000
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    December 6, 1995
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