Tanya Holland

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Where to Party With Southern Foodways Alliance This Weekend

    Southern Foodways Alliance is a cool organization based at the University of Mississippi that, in its own words, "documents, studies, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South" (you can read the entire, impressive values statement on the website). The Alliance publishes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Taste the Best of the West Coast at Sunset Magazine's Celebration Weekend

    If there's one thing people in Northern California hate to do, it's travel to Southern California, especially Los Angeles, and the parts surrounding it. Over the years, I've learned that putting such pettiness is aside is worth it to gain access to the booming culinary and cocktail scene found in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Why Are There So Few Black Chefs in High-End Restaurants?

    ​Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune asked a question of its city's chefs and restaurateurs that could also be asked in the Bay Area: Why are there so few black chefs working in higher-end restaurants? As reporter Christopher Borelli phrased the problem, "Interviews with scores of black chefs and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Next Week: Tillamook's Grilled Cheese Tour Takes Over San Francisco

    Mac 'n' cheese grilled cheese, if you please.Carina Ost​Tillamook cheese kicked off its S.F. Loaf Love Tour with a stop at, duh, the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen. The American's Commander-in-Cheese, Heidi, got the party started with a reveal of its new sandwich, the mac 'n' cheese grilled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Leopold's Brings Austro-Italian Food to S.F., One More Steakhouse Joins the Fray

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Both Inside Scoop and Grub Street hail the opening of Leopold's (Leopold's: 2400 Polk, 474-2000), which started serving dinner this weekend. The pitch: Austro-Italian food ― pappardelle w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    SFoodie's 92: Chicken and Waffles from Brown Sugar Kitchen

    J. BirdsallDeliciously bipolar.​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.

  • Dining

    August 13, 2008

    Secret Places

    A few modest ethnic eateries that are worth checking out.

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