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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Mac 'n' cheese grilled cheese, if you please.Carina OstTillamook 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 >>
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 >>
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.
A few modest ethnic eateries that are worth checking out.