A little bit of thinking ahead is useful to plan your experience at tomorrow's (Aug. 18) fourth annual San Francisco Street Food Festival, which takes place in the Mission District on Folsom Street from 20th to 26th Streets, 21st and 25th Streets from Treat to Shotwell Streets, and the Cesar Chavez ... More >>
Pulp Tuesday, April 17, 2012 The Warfield, San Francisco So, last night, on the 29th anniversary of the release of their first record, svelte glammy/chatty Britpop heroes Pulp stormed the Warfield, where they played the shit out of their best singles and album tracks, stuck around for two encores a ... More >>
Editor's Note: The author writes this from a pre-Thanksgiving pecan pie coma in the office. I'm not dissing anyone, the disgustingly cloying pie I just ate was store-bought -- by me -- as will be all my other additions to my Thanksgiving potluck come Thursday. My domestic skills are weak, to put ... More >>
Christopher VictorioSt. Vincent Death Cab for Cutie, Explosions in the Sky, the Hold Steady, St. Vincent, Beach House, Friendly Fires, Wild Beasts, Warpaint, the Antlers, Weekend, Thee Oh Sees October 16, 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival Better than: The other typical yuppie Sunday activi ... More >>
People in San Francisco like to play that they've always known the glory of free-range quail terrine and grew up foraging for truffles with their French papa. Don't front. The vast majority of us grew up celebrating all holidays, birthdays, and special events at a buffet. Won a Little League socc ... More >>
Chris MacArthurMobile vending went legit in 2010, thanks to events like Off the Grid Fort Mason Center.Twelve months, ten storylines: It's SFoodie's annual look back at the year in food. La CocinaAugust's S.F. Street Food Festival drew huge crowds to the Mission.What burst onto the sc ... More >>
Meredith Brody/2009Organizers are expecting 100,000 to descend on Eat Real this weekend.Oakland's three-day Eat Real Festival starts tomorrow, and since organizers expect 100,000 eaters to frolic through Jack London Square, it's bound to get more than a little crowded. Fear not: Gluttony is s ... More >>
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fabsugar.comBaggu is a street-food lover's friend.It's taken more than a few days and nights of less-than-strategic gluttony for SFoodie to develop a good system for successfully pigging out at the food carts, which tend to congregate in groups. But we've learned a few tips along the way that can ... More >>
Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Ravenous: Mission Loc@l's Brooke Minters took up the San Francisco's Food Bank Hunger Challenge last week. Think you could eat on $4 a day, the typical amount a food stamp recipient receives in Cali? Minters does the sensible thing: With $28 for the week, ... More >>
Doug Zimmerman Rockin' eats at Outside Lands: Maverick's pulled pork sandwich.SFoodie sister blog All Shook Down trailed the three-day musical movements of the Outside Lands Festival this weekend, and by the sounds of it, our sonic reporters didn't make too much time for eating. That's no ... More >>
Padded Cell Set.If you think the old Armory at 14th and Mission -- a giant brick fortress fashioned back in the 1910's as a recreated Moorish castle -- looks imposing from the outside, check out its insides. Once a month Kink.com, the alternative porn studio that owns the enormous building, opens it ... More >>
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