Eat + Drink
Newsflash: The former Outerlands chef takes his toque to the other side of town, co-cheffing at the newly opened Tenderloin spot Huxley. His forthcoming restaurant Ume, due in the Mission later this year, will serve creative Californian cuisine.
Best thing you’ve eaten in San Francisco?
Recently? The salumi at Trou Normand. In life? A Tartine baguette.
What do you make for yourself to eat at home?
Gringo tacos. White corn taco shells, ground beef with packaged taco seasoning, shredded cheddar, iceberg lettuce, and Cholula hot sauce.
Happy eating, East Bay-ers! This week, find new destinations for falafel and fusion tacos in Uptown Oakland, ice cream in Temescal, and a food-friendly drinking destination in Berkeley.
While many San Francisco chefs are known for their high-end and haute creations, they also like to keep it real by paying homage to the ingredients they loved as a kid (or as a big kid)—because let’s face it, nothing melts on a burger quite like American cheese.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
No need to wait for beer-thirty. It's already rum-fifteen.
Last Thursday night, Pedro's Cantina opened its doors for an exciting Pinnacle Vodka event supporting local San Francisco charity, Muttville. Last month, we asked readers to take a Pinnacle Vodka personality quiz to prove their love for San Francisco and to discover what vodka flavor best represents them. We then invited our quiz-takers to a happy hour event, where they could taste said flavors for themselves.
As a little girl, Chef Hyunjoo learned to make Kimchi in the kitchen of her grandmother's small restaurant in South Korea. After moving to San Francisco in 2007, Hyunjoo worked at Aqua in the Financial District for two years before turning her grandmother's homemade recipe into her own company, Sinto Gourmet.
Whether you love it or loathe it, Fireball is one of the hottest shots around right now. Maybe it's your punctuation mark to a long night or maybe the smell is reminiscent of hangovers and bad choices. Either way, Fireball is taking over the bay, and now, top bartenders are mixing their own artisanal Fireball shots. For a grownup version of this college-friendly booze, head to these local SF bars.