Tim Luym

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Pop-Up Planner: The Best Temporary Restaurant Events, October 15-28

    We love pop-ups and temporary chef nights, but we hate keeping track of them. Every few weeks we'll bring you a list of the best upcoming events -- all you have to do is mark your calendar. Eastern Addition Where: Vinyl Wine Bar, 359 Divisadero (at Oak), 621-4132 When: Wed., Oct. 17, 6-11 p.m. Cost ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012
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    October 3, 2012

    Eastern Addition Previews The Summit's Return

    Desi Danganan, Tim Luym, and Jacobo Juarez are among the crew who have spearheaded a new pop-up dinner series called Eastern Addition. Luym previously worked as a chef for Poleng Lounge, the now defunct Western Addition restaurant and club owned by Danganan; he now is consulting chef for the Attic i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Filipino Food Lovers Unite: Kulinarya Culinary Showdown

    What: Kulinarya: A Filipino Culinary Showdown Where: Carnelian by the Bay When: Sat., January 21, 3-8 p.m. Cost: Free The rundown: Six Filipino-American chefs will compete in a cook-off and you'll be in the audience, tasting their delicious dishes. SFoodie's Jun Belen went last year, and had a ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    What to Eat at Eat Real Fest? Food You Won't Find in San Francisco

    Lien T./FlickrSilog tacos from Tim Luym's WOW Truck.​ Today, Oakland's three-day Eat Real Fest begins, bringing together 60 food trucks, 30 small food vendors, and tens of thousands of eaters. There will be jam-making demonstrations and butchery contests, live music, and more sunshine than the Wes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    KapaMEALya Dining Group Celebrates the Past and Future of Filipino Food

    besighyawn/FlickrKapaMEALya gathers to eat everything from traditional adobo to Dominic Ainza's sisig nachos.​A cold, clear sinigang made with tomato water, heirloom tomatoes, and radishes. Grilled shortrib with crispy onions and green garlic. Adobo chicken "lollipops." These are some of the nuevo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Off the Grid Ft. Mason Center Returns Fri. with the Alembic, Tim Luym, JapaCurry

    Gil Riego Jr.The weekly evening street food event returns to Fort Mason Center this Friday, Mar. 18, with more vendors than last year.​Last December, street-food promoter Matt Cohen told SFoodie readers that 2010 had been a great year for mobile food in the Bay Area, and he vowed to keep it in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Poleng Lounge Tribute Dinner

    The Summit​Casa Poleng Lives! Where: The Summit, 780 Valencia (at 19th St.), 861-5330 When: Sat., Jan. 29; dinner 6-9 p.m., afterparty 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Cost: $25 for dinner; afterparty free (RSVP required) The rundown: The closure of Poleng Lounge last year was a bummer for all kinds of re ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Food Events for the Weekend of Jan. 28-30

    John BirdsallCookies! See Sat., Jan. 29.​Friday through Sunday, the area's tastiest happenings. Sat., Jan. 29: Cookie Jar Throwdown Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 3-4 p.m. For their first cooking contest of 2011, Omnivore Books is keeping it simple with a cookie bake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Ten 2010 Restaurant Closures That Hurt

    joebeone/FlickrWas Le Cheval too big to fail? Apparently not, thanks to an adversarial landlord.​With the great scything-down of 2008 well past us, San Francisco's restaurant industry sent up hundreds of blooms, some of them quite brilliant. Yet competition, normal restaurant-world pressures, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Symposium Ponders Future of Local Filipino Cuisine. Could It Be Vegetarian?

    Jun BelenAmy Besa of Brooklyn's Purple Yam, conducting a cooking demo. ​It was a busy weekend for Filipino food enthusiasts, as the Asian Culinary Forum hosted the city's first symposium on Filipino food at the International Culinary School in Civic Center. Filipino chefs, food historians, and ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Kauffman's Five: This Week in Food Bloggery

    ​This week's favorite bits from SFoodie and beyond. 1. A celebrity panel assembled by Brian Yaeger to do a blind tasting of pale ales found that, oh yeah, our Sierra Nevada still shows well against the competition. If you've been avoiding Sierra Nevada because it's ol' familiar, reread Roxanne Web ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Tim Luym Planning New Restaurant That Looks Back at Poleng, Pushes Filipino Cuisine

    Tim Luym.​What's Tim Luym been doing since January, when Poleng Lounge closed? Plotting the ascendancy of Filipino cuisine, mostly. Luym cooked for Melissa Perello at Charles Nob Hill and Fifth Floor, but it was as chef of Poleng that he found his voice. Starting in 2006, his emphasis seem ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009

    After Two Weeks, Urban Picnic Still Trying to Find Its Voice

    J. BirdsallThe Quinoa 'N Kale salad: Surprisingly, it works.​Call it a work in progress. Urban Picnic is in week two of a soft opening likely to last at least another. Then again, Picnic is nothing less than a dramatic reconcepting by owner Trang Nguyen, who for the past year operating dessert ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009
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    September 1, 2009

    Eat Real Fest, Day Three: Long Lines and Separation Anxiety

    M. Brody The sign from SweetFace Bakery said it all.SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody risked sunburn and serious bloating at the three-day Eat Real Festival in Oakland this weekend. This is her third and final report. On the last day of Eat Real, the Oakland festival celebrating str ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Early Bird Special: Poleng Lounge

    J. BirdsallLuym, grilling up goodness at the S.F. Street Food Festival.​An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review. Seems that some chefs are born fierce, while others (credit changing tastes, the alignment of the planets, whatever) have fierceness thrust upon them. That second ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Jordanian Wraps, Neo-Filipino Eats, and the Oysters Next Door: A Foodie Day Planner

    Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Let's do lunch: A mere sandwich? Pass. SF Weekly food diva Meredith Brody says proceed directly to the Jordanian-style chicken Mosakhan (with onions, sumac, and pine nuts, rolled into a tortilla) at Good Frikin Chicken (10 29th St. at Mission, 970-2428). Drink therapy: Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

    Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. You can't have da mango: On NPR's Morning Edition, local writer Sandip Roy waxes eloquent about Indian mangoes -- a Bush-era nukes agreement with India freed them up for import. One variety is the Alphonso, known in India as the King of Mangoes. ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 6, 2007

    Burnt Chefs

    Former admissions representatives at CCA say they preyed on students’ dreams of becoming celebrity chefs and glossed over the painful economic realities of the industry

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