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Tell Tale Preserve Co.

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    June 13, 2012

    Preview Craftsman and Wolves, Opening on June 16

    Craftsman and Wolves debuts at 7 a.m. on June 16. It's a clean, well-lighted place for sweet and savory innovations from William Werner, whose previous work found him as the proprietor of Tell Tale Preserve Co. and executive pastry chef at Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay and Quince. Werner's new projec ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 7, 2012
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    February 27, 2012

    Greg Mindel Provides Croissants to San Francisco with Neighbor

    ​Some San Franciscans argue that the butter croissants from Sandbox Bakery, Patisserie Philippe, or Starter are the city's best. Others will tell you the city lacks a proper croissant.  Greg Mindel, a baker who has worked at Spruce and, more recently, William Werner's defunct Tell Tale Preser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Naivetea's Lawrence Lai Talks Taiwanese Oolongs and Kettle Whistle

    NaiveteaNaivetea's owners, Lawrence Lai and Ann Lee.​The Bay Area is steadily, quietly becoming a nexus for premium Chinese and Taiwanese tea in America. The owners of Teance, Far Leaves, Imperial Tea Court, and Aroma Tea Shop all travel to Asia to tour plantations and buy directly from farmers an ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    High-End All-You-Can-Consume Fest at Ferry Plaza on Sunday

    Lou BustamanteFeasting inside the Ferry Building​Where: Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero) When: Sun., July 10, 6 - 9 p.m. Cost: $95 online via Eventbrite The rundown: Summer is finally here and so far, it's been a stunner. We finally got to see what the fireworks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Food Trucks Told to Disperse, Tipsy Pig's Latest Venture, and New Restaurants on the Scene

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The cops shut down the month-old East Bay food truck gathering Bites on Broadway last Friday. Why? The combination of at least one complaint to the police and an ordinance on Oakland's books prohibiting f ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 25, 2011
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    May 17, 2011

    No. 3: Sichuan Pickles at Mission Chinese Food

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioMission Chinese Food's mixed pickles, $3.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The longer Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint's restaurant sticks around, the farther afield it spins, growing wilder and more elaborate wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    No. 5: Mushroom Soufflé at Cafe Jacqueline

    justafoodie/FoodspottingThe mushroom souffle at Cafe Jacqueline, $28.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.The reason that Cafe Jacqueline still shows up in most-romantic-restaurant lists isn't the fact that Jacqueline Margulis makes each of ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    No. 8: Pork Skewers at Halu

    Albert Law/porkbellystudioHalu's tontoro (left) and bacon-wrapped mochi.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Most studio apartments are bigger than Shigemi and Mimi Komiyama's tiny, personal restaurant, and signs of Shigemi's adoration of t ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    No. 17: Wayfare Tavern's Steak Tartare

    Gil Riego, Jr.Wayfare Tavern's steak tartare, $16.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Cooking beef causes all sorts of delicious chemical reactions: Amino acids and sugars on the surface of the meat combine, the beef browns, and dozens of ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    No. 20: Sardine and Avocado Toasts from Contigo

    Christian HaasContigo's sardine and avocado toasts, $2.50 a piece.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Here in California, ingredients rule the table. Excellent, impeccable produce and proteins, minimally manipulated, almost always resul ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    No. 21: Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc

    Lou BustamanteBlacksmith Cellars' chenin blanc: Drink local.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.Even with the success of Dashe Cellars in industrial Oakland and Sutton Cellars in Dogpatch, it's challenging to hear the words "urban winery" ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    We've Mapped Even More of Our Favorite Local Dishes

    View SFoodie's 92 in a larger map ​We've been busier than ever working on the second annual countdown of favorite dishes, SFoodie's 92: The 92 dishes and drinks we've loved most in 2011. We've since made it all the way up to No. 21 -- Blacksmith Cellars' Chenin Blanc -- and we thought it wou ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    No. 22: Tataki's Faux-Nagi

    Photo courtesy of Bart Nagel​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. There are people out there -- we've met them, we know -- who can't think of a sushi meal without a couple of orders of unagi. With its broiler-blistered skin and sweet, thi ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    No. 23: Mandarin Lamb at Old Mandarin Islamic Restaurant

    Anthony Bak/www.pragmaticepicurean.comOld Mandarin's Mandarin lamb, $9.95​ SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Old Mandarin's namesake lamb dish is the exception to SFoodie's rule of avoiding any dish with the word "Mandarin" in its name ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    No. 27: Fava Greens from Tairwa'-Knoll Farms

    CUESAFava greens at the Saturday Ferry Plaza market, $6 per pound.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. ​As the winter rains fade and the sun finally shines on the city's farmers' markets, perhaps the last thing you want to fill your sac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    What to Do This Weekend, April 1-3

    Scott Beale/Laughing SquidWhattya have to do to get a drink in this place? See Fri., April 1.​Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here. Fri., April 1 BarBot 2011 pariSoma, 69 11th St. (at Natoma), 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (also Saturday, same times) As a boozy prelude to the eighth annual R ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Bakesale for Japan Update

    ​Bakesale for Japan Where: Multiple Bay Area locations When: Sat., April 2, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Cost: Items priced individually The rundown: Since we last checked in, Samin Nosrat's Bakesale for Japan has snowballed, with dozens of locations spanning the Bay Area, Southern California, the Paci ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    No. 36: Seven Hills' Raviolo Uovo

    Kimberly SandieSeven Hills' raviolo uovo, $8.50.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. During his internship at San Domenico restaurant in Northern Italy, Alexander Alioto fell in love with a raviolo dish he learned to make. so he put the d ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    No. 39: Sticky Chewy Chocolate Ice Cream at Swensen's

    John BirdsallSticky chewy chocolate ice cream, $2.70 for a 4-ounce cup at Swensen's.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. I was a kid growing up down the Peninsula, spending summers with my grandpa at Bay Meadows, getting coached in ho ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    No. 53: Vegan Flan at Gracias Madre

    Gil Riego Jr.Gracias Madre's almond-and-cashew-milk flan, $8: No ersatz custard this.​SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.In general, SFoodie prefers not to bestow praise on vegan copies of meat- and dairy-based foods. There are so many ele ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Fresh Eats

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    January 19, 2011

    Upscale Cocoa Crawl through San Francisco

    Jonathan KauffmanPoco Dolce's Kathy Wiley.​The Chocolatiers of San Francisco: Taste, Talk, and Tour Where: Starts at 1198 Illinois (at Humboldt) When: Sat., Jan. 22, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: $50 The rundown: Saturday morning is your chance to lift the veil on three local chocolate masters ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Jam Master William Werner at Macy's

    William Werner/Facebook​Good Food Awards Jam Celebration Where: Macy's Union Square, 170 O'Farrell (at Stockton), 397-3333 When: Sat., Jan. 22, 2 p.m. Cost: Free The rundown: As Good Food Month picks up steam, we know it's tough to keep track of all the edible happenings around the bay. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Chotto About to Open, Ryan Scott Debuts 3-Sum Eats

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Tablehopper leads this week's edition with news that an izakaya named Chotto (3317 Steiner St.) will open Monday, Dec. 6. The pitch: sushi with Japanese fish, grilled skewers, pickles and smal ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    The Five Best Things We Had for Lunch in November

    John BirdsallStar Stream's pork conserva sandwich with citrus-fennel salad, $7.50.​Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Smothered antojitos, vegetable pop tarts, a couple of very good sandwiches, and nubbly falafel: Five memorable things we lunched on in November, reprised here in SFoodie's "Eat This" ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010
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    November 19, 2010

    (Pop) Tarts and Whisk(e)y Bars: This Week in Food Bloggery

    Veganbaking.net/FlickrMore artisanal pop tarts.​Highlights from SFoodie this week:1. Artisanal pop tarts are having a moment. You can buy William Werner's savory pumpkin hand pie from the Tell Tale Preserve Co. farmers' market stand, or pick Gillian Shaw's pop tarts up for your Thanksgiving meal a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Una Pizza Napoletana Tosses Out an Opening Date, the Washbag's Washed Up

    ​​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Oho! Jay B. at Grub Street interviewed pizzaiolo Anthony Mangieri and finds that the New York transplant now has a firm opening date for his Una Pizza Napoletana on Howard and Eighth St.: Sept. ... More >>

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