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Friday, October 24, 2014

Delivery Truck Workers Beaten Over Loaves of Bread

Posted By on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 12:31 PM

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San Francisco police are investigating an unexpected food crime, involving a pair of hungry robbers who attacked two men and stole loaves of bread from a delivery truck this morning. 

According to police, a truck loaded with delicious bread was parked at the 500 block of Florida Street at about 2:30 a.m. when two unknown men started their version of carb-loading, pilfering loaves of bread from the back of the truck. Two of the delivery truck employees saw what was happening and attempted to stop the theft.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

South SF Recycling Agency Converting Compost Into Fuel

Posted By on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 7:21 AM

SSFSC managing partners and elected offcials from South San Franscisco, Millbrae, Brisbane and Colma join SSFSC President Doug Button in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the company's new dry anaerobic digester. - SSFSC
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  • SSFSC managing partners and elected offcials from South San Franscisco, Millbrae, Brisbane and Colma join SSFSC President Doug Button in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the company's new dry anaerobic digester.
New technology is enabling South San Francisco trash trucks to run on the very refuse they pick up.

South San Francisco Scavenger Company, which provides recycling and solid waste services at the San Francisco International Airport and in South San Francisco, Brisbane, and Millbrae, is partnering with the facility that processes its trash to convert food scraps into fuel.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Cops Say Happy Donut Shooting Suspect Still on the Lam and Could Be Dying

Posted By on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Doughnuts are yummy, crime is yucky
  • Doughnuts are yummy, crime is yucky

San Francisco police are asking for your help in locating the man who shot another man inside a Visitaction Valley Happy Donuts earlier this week. Police say it's urgent, as the suspect could be dying from wounds he got during the robbery.

On Monday just before 3 a.m., the armed robber walked into the pastry shop on the 2600 Block of Bayshore Boulevard where he attempted to rob the owner who pulled out his own knife, police said.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Here's A Possible Silver Lining to the Chez Panisse Fire

Posted By on Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:44 PM

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The food Twittersphere has been buzzing this morning about the news of a fire last night at iconic Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse. The fire was first reported around 3 a.m. by a passer-by, and contained sometime between 3:30 and 3:45 a.m. -- before the blaze could f-up any more than the exterior and front porch, according to reports from several sources.

Alice Waters told The New York Times that she hoped to re-open the popular cafe later this week, thanks to her business interruption insurance.

But there's got to a silver lining to this tragedy.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Warning: Don't Eat the Shellfish From Marin County

Posted By on Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Remember, if they're sick, you're sick
  • Remember, if they're sick, you're sick

Hey pescatarians, take note. The California Department of Public Health is warning hungry people not to eat harvested mussels, clams, or whole scallops that come from Marin County where dangerous levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins have been detected in this region.

Specifically, the toxins were detected in the mussels, but clams and scallops may also pose a health risk, officials said. And what happens if you do eat fish that hosts the poisonous toxins?

You can can get sick, or worse die, according to the California Department of Health.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Go Stuff Your Face With Pizza and Help Victims of ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:03 AM

This is one time you can say it's worth every calorie
  • This is one time you can say it's worth every calorie

Eating fatty pizza has officially become a good deed.

This week you and your friends can eat at any California Pizza Kitchen across the state and 20 percent of your bill will go to help the families of two Los Angeles police officers who were shot and killed by former LA cop Christopher Dorner.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Single Woman Says Dump Valentine's Day and Instead Stuff Your Face at a Nearby Food Truck

Posted By on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 8:09 AM

He's got your sweetie pie - CHRIS MACARTHUR/SF WEEKLY
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  • He's got your sweetie pie

If you are single, and starving, today is officially no longer Valentine's Day as you know it -- It's now National Food Truck Date Day.

Jeanna Barrett, a frustrated online dater-turned-S.F.entrepreneur, has rolled out this delicious idea that we all ignore today's lame American holiday forced on us every year and instead declare it the one day where you run around to food trucks, stuff your face, and love it.

Here's how to play:

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

National Pancake Day: IHOP Wants You to Stuff Your Face for the Children

Posted By on Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 8:09 AM

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  • A motivational poster

It's like Christmas morning for flapjack lovers. Today is National Pancake Day, which means you can eat all the hot cakes you want.

And if you are feeling too lazy to cook, you could just hop the bus to the nearest IHOP, where the kind breakfast folks are handing out free hotcakes to everyone.

See Also: 5 Reasons You Should Move to S.F. If You Are Fat

Of course there's a catch.

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Super Bowl Losers Offered Mediocre Desserts

Posted By on Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Suck on this, losers!
  • Suck on this, losers!

It's a gray day in tattered titletown, as men and women in grungy Niners hats, jerseys, and -- we're guessing -- red-and-gold undergarments sloppily stagger home through the chilly fog.

There are any number of ways to begin overcoming the chemical and emotional effects of yesterday's Super Bowl loss. There are mature and adult methods of coping with the incredible frustration of your team's agonizing and hard-fought loss of a football game over which you have no control.

Or you can stick some pudding in your face.

In an ad campaign every bit as bizarre as Jim Harbaugh's goal-line playcalling, Jell-O is offering a "Pudding Surprise" Tuesday at 12:30 at Broadway and Columbus. Former Niners safety Ronnie Lott will host the event, which makes no goddamn sense -- other than that he used to transform other men's cerebral cortexes into pudding for a living.

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Boone, Football-Loving Rhino, Didn't Like the Taste of the Baltimore Ravens

Posted By on Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 2:33 PM

As promised, we're delivering some compelling images of Boone, the football-loving rhino, breaking his fast with a bowl of the Baltimore Ravens this morning.

The staff over at the San Francisco Zoo mashed together this delicious vegetarian concoction of eggplant, yellow squash, and cabbage to represent the Baltimore Ravens.

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Breakfast for a champ - SF ZOO/MARIANNE HALE
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  • Breakfast for a champ

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