Just 'cuz it's New Year's, when lists are as common as iPhone inboxes packed with morning-after sexts from guys whose names draw a total blank, here it is: our convenient summary of SFoodie's countdown of 2009 alternative foodie trends in San Francisco. It was a year marked by struggling restaurants, grassroots street-food energy, and an overall hunger for realness. What's up for 2010? SFoodie won't be shy about breaking it down for ya. Oh, and Happy New Year.
No. 10: Chefs as objects of desire
No. 7: Twitter changes the rules
No. 6: Beer gains luster
No. 5: Restaurants slash prices
No. 4: DIY in the kitchen
No. 2: Losing faith in our chefs
No. 1: Coming together to eat