Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Wing Wings at Presidio Picnic The Cuisine: Picnic food Specialty Items: Fried chicken, biscuits, sides Worth the Wait in Line? At peak brunch time, a total 15 minutes from ... More >>
Dieciseis: Mole & Chile En Nogada Where: La Cocina, 2948 Folsom (at 25th), 824-2729 When: Wed., Sept. 12, 6:30-9 p.m. Cost: $65 (purchase in advance via Eventbrite) The rundown: Chef Isabel Caudillo (El Buen Comer) and salt specialist Adriana Lahl (Sal De Vida) lead a hands-on class designed to he ... More >>
Cindy Pawlcyn's latest cookbook, Cindy's Supper Club: Meals from Around the World to Share with Family and Friends, takes readers on a sophisticated and diverse culinary journey around the world. The book highlights menus from a weekly informal supper club that Cindy hosts at her restaurant in ... More >>
Two months ago Joel Baker, formerly bar manager at Bourbon & Branch and the Burritt Room, was brought on to enhance the bar and cocktail menu at Tres. Baker explained that, "The aim is to get the bar back to where it was when they opened, when Jacques [Bezuidenhout], Ryan [Fitzgerald], and Ma ... More >>
La CocinaChaac Mool Proxy Pop-Up Where: The Proxy Project, Octavia and Linden Streets When: Sat., April 16, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sun., April 17, noon-7 p.m. The rundown: Chaac Mool owners Maria de la Luz and Luis Vazquez come form a long line of professional cooks and bakers in the Yucatan. ... More >>
Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news
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 >>
John BirdsallHaltun's antojito sampler.This week, I visited Haltun Mayan Cuisine, a seven-month-old restaurant in the the depths of the Mission that has one of the most ambitious Yucatecan menus in town. Its chef, Jesus Peralta, opened the restaurant just as his previous employer, the city's firs ... More >>
SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without.Knowing that Roger Feely, aka Soul Cocina, has traveled and worked all over, SFoodie suspected that, when we interviewed him about his essential Thanksgiving dish, i ... More >>
Cafe Reverie's pozole verde: Bring your own radishes.When we need to escape the pull of the Internet, SFoodie occasionally works at Cole Valley's wifi-free Cafe Reverie, a friendly place with comfortable seats, beer as well as coffee, and an ever-so-slightly gourmetified menu of sandwiches, burge ... More >>
Roadsidepictures/FlickrOur favorite morsel from the Web. Publishers Weekly's Lynn Andriani marvels that the multiculti tenor of cookbook publishing today is so at odds with America's political realities. Andriani: In 2010, "immigration" became a hot-button issue in American politics with the ... More >>
In California, many undocumented immigrants are offered cheap college tuition, only to find they cant get jobs after they graduate.
A South American sandwich full of flavor, or just plain full.
The San Francisco arrival of Venezuelan street food from Adriana Lopez Vermut is almost here. On Thursday, there's a media launch event in the Mission for the soon to be opened Pica Pica Maize Kitchen at 401 Valencia (at 15th St.). Yes, it's a revamp of that former Mi Lindo Yucatan space. Las ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/FlickrChad Newton.Scoop reported yesterday on the impending departure of Fish & Farm's Chad Newton, to collaborate with Farm founder Franz Klein on a project twofer: replicating the takeaway lunch biz American Box, and launching the classic barbecue concept Parcel. When we spok ... More >>
Kevin Y./YelpThe 2,500-square-foot-space (here in its earlier incarnation) is still under construction.Noe Valley SF is reporting that Patxi's is headed for the old Mi Lindo Yucatan location at 4042 24th St. (at Noe), shuttered since September. NVSF's scan of ABC applications revealed a liquo ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. Cantina revelation: We missed it last Saturday, and, well, it was first published last October (an editor's note explains that, since Mission Loc@l didn't have many readers back then, they decided to re-publish). Still, Wes Enzinna's peek ... More >>
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Let's do lunch: No, do NOT get the same damn burrito you always end up with. Go all Yucatecan, says SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody, with panuchos and cochinita pibil at Mi Lindo Yucatan (401 Valencia at 15th St.). Drink therapy: It's dark and pubby, w ... More >>
As we mentioned some time ago, Rachael Ray spent some time in the Bay Area putting together a show for her latest series, Rachael's Vacation, which aired last week and will run again February 6 at 11 p.m., February 7 at 2:30 a.m., and February 15 at 2:30 p.m. on the Food Network. But for those of y ... More >>
A famed Mexican artist painted six murals for the 1939 World's Fair in S.F. One famously disappeared. The others have practically been ignored.
This Yucatecan kitchen has a magic touch
Wrestling with the good, the bad, and the trendy
Meat therapy at the best little steakhouse in San Francisco
Some costly meals during an East Coast trip remind us that good things often come in inexpensive packages
S.F. Archbishop William Levada styles himself as a leading advocate for openness among Catholic leaders on the clergy sex-abuse issue. So why doesn't he practice what he preaches?