After being convicted of grand theft, money laundering, forgery, conspiracy, and filing forged documents for his part in a $2.2 million condo scam, Jay Shah made a run for it and was on the lam.Until now. For two weeks he traveled up and down the California coast, making it as far south as San Diego ... More >>
By now many San Franciscans have had the chance to enjoy the culinary charms of SFO's year-old Terminal Two, but I just have to gush for a second on the delightful Greek Chicken Salad I had last weekend from Napa Farms Market. I didn't expect much from an airport salad, no matter how much I'd heard ... More >>
The mystery of what happened to 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, a high school cheerleader who has been missing for 10 days, took a hopeful turn today.Police tell reporters this morning that witnesses claim to have seen a girl who looks similar to LaMar hitchhiking along Holohan Road in Watsonville on S ... More >>
When we first heard of this week's surprise announcement of the pending closure of most of the Northern California locations of Café Gratitude, a vegetarian restaurant that also sells raw food products to specialty grocers, we were concerned for the cookies. Without their raw lemon coconut and rasp ... More >>
Contents of a weekly share from Shooting Star CSAThe number of CSAs -- Community Supported Agriculture groups -- available to San Francisco residents has really grown in the last few years. From farm-fresh produce to grass-fed beef and sustainably caught seafood, there are just so many choice ... More >>
askmissa.comMariquita Mondays Where: Incanto, 1550 Church (at Duncan) When: Monday nights through Mar. 14 Cost: $29 The rundown: Did you know the offal king has a special way with produce, too? Incanto chef Chris Cosentino has kickstarted a playful collaboration with Mariquita Farm, one o ... More >>
Tamara PalmerMariquita's baby bear pumpkin.Watsonville's Mariquita Farm grows incredible organic produce for a who's-who of top Bay Area restaurants as well as the public, delivered via CSAs and biweekly Mystery Box deliveries. This Sat., Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piccino (801 22nd St ... More >>
A witness for the prosecution -- or the defense? For those of you who never thought they'd read an article in which the terms "patent infringement" and "mushrooms" were juxtaposed -- Oh happy day, your time has come. In recent years, items even erstwhile patent clerk Albert Einstein couldn't have ... More >>
She's been called the female Manny Pacquiao. But can Ana Julaton make people care about women's boxing?
PETASean from San Lorenzo.Is there something about packing your body with un-meat that makes you hot? That's the subtext of PETA's annual Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door contest. The animal-rights group is in the 11th hour of balloting for a roster of guys and gals who are as kind, presumably, a ... More >>
TheBigWRanch12/FlickrTasty as she looks, don't you dare think about eating her.SFoodie's look at some urban essentials offered up on Craiglist this week. • This de-horned 1-year-old Nigerian Dwarf doe up in Santa Rosa sounds like a goat to be reckoned with. The owner writes: "she is skitti ... More >>
Irish Typepad/FlickrLooking for something like this? You might get more than you bargained for at Nature's Bounty.SFoodie's weekly look at some urban essentials offered up on Craiglist. • Nature's Bounty, a family-owned, state-inspected farm facility in Vacaville -- aka Cow Town -- wants y ... More >>
Andy WrightWayne Fenton and BreadstickAs documented in this week's SF Weekly cover story, Too Cute to Shoot, a former army tank commander named Wayne Fenton recently spent $400 and a whole lot of time and energy rescuing a one-eyed, starving sea lion named Breadstick. (Meanwhile, as th ... More >>
Mariquita FarmGet a little of this action for yourself.Every year you tell yourself you're going to go all Jamie at Home, doing stuff like curing your own olives, or managing to cook a whole lamb, including preserving the dodgy bits. But, well, it's damn near September and you've got nothing ... More >>
J. Birdsall A diner-lonchera mashup. Over the weekend, D.F.-style street-food vendor El Huarache Loco rolled out a BLT huarache ($7) at the Alemany market: A tongue-shaped base of cooked masa dough, topped with mashy salsa, bacon, heirloom tomatoes, avocado, iceberg, queso cotija, a ... More >>
mariquita.comSFoodie likes to balance out our intake of meat, fat, and sugar with regular deliveries from Mariquita Farm, a specialty produce grower near Watsonville that supplies the finest restaurants in the area, from A16 to Zuni. While the farm's "Mystery Thursdays" (bountiful wild-card boxes ... More >>
elraigon.comSpring is here, and the city's farmers markets are brimming with fecund, fragrant, Technicolor abondanza: needle-thin asparagus fresh from the Delta; stalks of Pescadero rhubarb and Half Moon Bay snap peas; a dazzling array of Watsonville basil; loquats and fava beans and haricots vert f ... More >>
Based near Watsonville, Mariquita Farm supplies organic vegetables and herbs to acclaimed Bay Area restaurants. Its partial client list includes A16 (2355 Chestnut), Absinthe (398 Hayes), Boulevard (1 Mission), Chez Panisse (1517 Shattuck, Berkeley), Coi (373 Broadway), Delfina (3621 18th St.), Inca ... More >>
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