Thom Fox

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Acme Chophouse To Be Split to Make Way for Two New Casual Restaurants

    More than the Acme sign is getting split.​Even before the remains of Acme Chophouse are, well, ashes, much less gone cold, comes word of what'll take its place. Turns out the sprawling Acme space (24 Willie Mays Plaza at AT&T Park) will be chopped into two unequal parts to house separate eater ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Acme Chophouse To Close at the End of the Year

    The upscale steakhouse is being axed -- er, cleavered.​The Chronicle's Michael Bauer reported on his blog last night that Acme Chophouse (24 Willie Mays Plaza at AT&T Park) is closing December 31. Rumors have been swirling for at least a year about the upscale steakhouse that emphasizes sustai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    The Hot Dog Hopeful Seek Out Artisanal Specimens at Acme

    J. BirdsallThe fancy wieners got deliciously blackened over charcoal.​As if we needed confirmation that hot dogs are the quintessential food of 2009, an overflow crowd packed the plaza in front of Acme Chophouse (24 Willie Mays Plaza, at Fourth St. and King) last night hoping to taste up to ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    What Do 'Local' and 'Sustainable' Really Mean? Find Out Tomorrow at Acme Chophouse

    meatpaper/FlickrA panel of sustainable foodies breaks it down tomorrow at Acme.Don't be so smug. You might think you know the difference between local and sustainable, but think again -- there's always room for debate about these ever-evolving hot-button concepts. Not sure if there's such a thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Membership Has Its Privileges: Free Crab Cookbook

    If you have a Visa Signature rewards card, Visa, the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, and almost 50 Bay Area restaurants have cooked up a little present for you: a nice little pamphlet of crab recipes, titled SF Chefs. Food. Wine.: Dungeness Crab. Inside you'll find recipes from A (Angel Hair Cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Meatpaper Breaks It Down

    SF's flesh-inspired quarterly journal Meatpaper will celebrate the release of its sixth issue with a "Meat & Greet" party chock full of meat offerings and demonstrations in a collaboration between the publication and several chefs. OPENrestaurant's Sam White and Chris Kronner will educate the wa ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 2, 2003

    Double Play

    Dinner at Acme Chophouse followed by a swell game in the world's most beautiful baseball stadium -- score!

  • Dining

    April 3, 2002

    You'd Better Chop Around

    A preview of Pac Bell Park's new restaurant, the Acme Chophouse

  • Dining

    February 6, 2002

    Heavy Hitters

    A new restaurant pinch-hits for Pac Bell Park's Twenty Four

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