On Thursday night, Michael Pollan, the (practically) caped crusader of the ethical eating and sustainable agriculture world, regaled a near-packed house at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. Pollan, who for the last 25 years has been writing books and articles about the place nature and culture in ... More >>
The Seoul Patch Sports Bar and Grill at Dear MomWhere: Dear Mom, at 16th and HarrisonWhen: Friday, July 20, 4 p.m to last call (around 1:30 a.m.)Cost: No cover, $10-$13 entrees, and $2-$4 appetizersThe Rundown: We knew Seoul Patch can do some killer Korean fusion. Turns out Chef Eric Ehler knows a l ... More >>
Nigh flavorless. Textureless. Nutritionally vapid. There's a reason white bread has become the symbol of all that is wrong with industrialized food, not to mention WASP culture. Turns out, that reason is the U.S. government.In a mind-blowing feature in this month's Believer, Aaron Bobrow-Strain ... More >>
Today, the Board of Supervisors will take a final vote on banning restaurants from giving away toys with Happy Meal-type kiddie orders unless nutritional standards are adhered to. Barring any last-minute changes of heart worthy of bad-guy wrestlers, the motion will pass, 8-3 -- a veto-proof major ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanThe custard's IN the bread.S.F. Rising is a weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the fried, the artisan and the novelty.Custard Toast Source: Fancy Wheat Field Bakery, 2668 San Bruno (at Bacon), 330-9982.Price: $3.75 Toast-appropriateness: 7/10.
Halloween has become the Irreverent Olympics, in which everyone tries to out-whimsy each other with unexpected costumes. Oftentimes, partiers look to the pantry for inspiration. Sometimes food-themed costumes go right, and sometimes they go very, very wrong.1. Wonder Bread BabyCongratulations. Yo ... More >>
Jen SiskaMore downtown than down-home?An early taste of SF Weekly's Wednesday food review. Forget the kind of barbecue you find yourself licking off your forearm an hour after lunch, the kind you feel no remorse in toothpicking from your molars on a crowded bus in plain view. Wexler's (568 ... More >>
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