I walked into Merigan Sub Shop on a Thursday, otherwise known as "pig day." In between building subs, Liza Shaw and her team were butchering down a whole pig. All of its parts lend themselves to different sandwiches. The shoulder and loin are combined in the Arista, the back legs become the prosciut ... More >>
In the ongoing saga of the activists currently occupying the former Hayes Valley Farm on Laguna between Oak and Fell, SFPD has confirmed that it has served the members of the encampment a notice to vacate the premises. The occupiers tweeted a photograph of the announcement on June 6 (@LiberateLand), ... More >>
A group of Occupiers has moved into the tract of land formerly known as Hayes Valley Farm and renamed it Gezi Gardens, in solidarity with the protests going on in Turkey. Hayes Valley Farm moved out of the space on June 1, in accordance with an interim-use agreement with the city of San Francisco, b ... More >>
The Turkish form of manti dumplings as served at Troya Mediterranean Kitchen has some familiar reference points for Western palates, landing somewhere on the spectrum between dim sum and handmade pasta. A thin wrapper of dough is pinched around a small portion of ground beef, boiled, and served with ... More >>
Ever since the mid-1990s dissolution of cult noise-rock outfit Cop Shoot Cop, songwriter Tod Ashley (aka Tod A) has traveled an eclectic musical path with his group Firewater. Initially mixing klezmer and Eastern European folk with punk in a way that prefigured the rise of Gogol Bordello and Balkan ... More >>
Machka opened July 16 and has helped to fill a void for comfortable-yet-refined Turkish food in the city, a cuisine and ambience only really captured and served by Tuba restaurant in the Mission. Jocelyn Bulow, proprietor of restaurants including Chez Maman and Chez Papa Bistrot, serves as a consul ... More >>
susolarcar /flickrBarely 3-feet tall and plastered with shiny panels, Xenith looks more like a spaceship for miniature aliens than a car. But the tiny vehicle is the pride and joy of the Stanford Solar Car Project, and will carry the group 2,000 miles across the Australian outback from Darwin to ... More >>
dennisandluba/FlickrClean, rich iced coffee from the land of dirty rice.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 Tea Party slogan unknown in San Franciso governmentShould be a fun week -- the Board of Supervisors is weighing in on the fiasco involving narcotics analysis at the San Francisco Police Department crime lab, the Police Commission is trying to reform its process for disciplining wayward officers ... More >>
Charlene/Yelp 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.
John BirdsallA deli sandwich standard, only without the cold cuts.Mon., April 5, 2010 John BirdsallAt the Dogpatch sandwich shop he named for his mother-in-law, Oralia Posada, Gilbert Cab shuns cold cuts in favor of meats baked every morning, kept warm, and sliced thickly to order, ol ... More >>
J. BirdsallAvocado is essential.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.
jen maiser/FlickrYou never know exactly what you'll find.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.
T. PalmerJudging was as fun as it looks.(View Hanna Quevedo's slideshow of the Holiday Fixins-Off)The battle for side dish supremacy took place last weekend at Holiday Fixins-Off, the third battle from SF Food Wars. We have somehow lucked into the role of veteran guest judge at these matches, fir ... More >>
Janine KahnLa Oaxaqueña Nothing against the culture that brought us pie and the Bill of Rights, but roast turkey has to be among the most boring foods anyone ever engineered a holiday around. Fortunately we live in San Francisco, where subverting the dominant paradigm is almost mandatory. Li ... More >>
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