Walking into Craftsman and Wolves, you might think you’re walking into a jewelry store, with a glass display case showcasing colorful jewels of all shapes and sizes.
But the “jewels” are exquisite pastries, cakes, and desserts created by William Werner, the former pastry chef at high-end restaurants like Quince.
After a failed attempt to launch [...]Read the full post →
It’s a natural progression that a restaurant with roots to one of San Francisco’s more popular bakeries would open a sandwich shop, taking full advantage of its access to great bread.
Bar Tartine has long enjoyed success in the Mission District, opened by the husband-and-wife team of Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson, who’ve made a [...]Read the full post →
While I live in Oakland, I rarely make my way to the city’s International District – an ethnic neighborhood along International Boulevard, lined with taco trucks and mom-and-pop restaurants — because it’s not so convenient on public transit. But the area supposedly offers some of the best pho (Vietnamese soup noodles) in the area.
I [...]Read the full post →
This weekend was the annual street food taste-a-balooza that had food lovers hitting the streets for some tasty bites from food trucks and restaurants in San Francisco.
But while the marquee event was the San Francisco Street Food Festival in the Mission District on Saturday, this year there was the “preview”/fund-raiser the night before with [...]Read the full post →
Rosa Porto has a story picture-made for Hollywood. A matriarch who loves to make Cuban delights for her family, she immigrated with said family to Southern California in the late 1960s and opened a bakery in Echo Park.
Her success in feeding those in La-La land with her Cuban-influenced baked goods grows [...]Read the full post →
Are you planning a summer dinner party or grilling picnic and need a quick and easy starter? Try this summer ceviche recipe I created using fresh fish and peaches. You’re welcome.
The peach is one of my favorite summer fruits with its meaty, sweet flesh — and it’s the closest thing to the mango of [...]Read the full post →
But with the opening of Pläj this summer, the food of Scandinavia gets a full tasting in [...]Read the full post →
The original food trucks were sometimes nicknamed “roach coaches” because they would often scatter from one spot to another, probably because they were evading parking restrictions or traffic enforcers.
But as food trucks have gained in popularity and legitimacy, they’re beginning to stake their claim on territory. In San Francisco, you don’t have to follow [...]Read the full post →
A restaurant that started off two years ago with a lot of promise now has picked up a Michelin star and is establishing itself as a fine-dining destination in Nob Hill.
Sons & Daughters was created by two friends from culinary school, Chefs Matt McNamara and Teague Moriarty. People didn’t know much about the duo, [...]Read the full post →
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