Eat + Drink
“This is not a cookbook,” states Daniel Patterson in the introduction to his inaugural tome, Coi: Stories and Recipes.
Espetus Churrascaria—the acclaimed purveyor of Brazilian cuisine with two Bay Area restaurants—celebrated a milestone with a week of programs that paid tribute to their loyal patrons. One evening brought event partner Leblon Cachaça to the San Francisco location for a lively Caipirinha Workshop.
Topping the food news this week is the impending opening of the long-awaited Boot & Shoe Service/Pizzaiolo spinoff, Penrose (which won't be a pizza place), as well as the opening of a new sandwich spot from former A16 chef Liza Shaw, anniversary dinners at Quince, the return of Maverick brunch at Hi Lo, and the debut of Sabrosa in the Marina.
While thoughts of eating crab may spawn memories of beach parties, fireworks, watermelon, and sunshine, don’t be fooled. For Bay Area dwellers, Dungeness crab season opens its doors in the colder months.
7x7 and Cointreau proudly presented a special happy-hour fundraiser at Lookout in the Castro, in support of local filmmakers Robert Cortlandt and Dan Goldes of Urbanstreet Films and their new documentary, 5 Blocks, which examines the changes taking shape in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood.
Thanksgiving is a beast of a holiday. From the bird to the butter-soaked sides, it requires a ton of planning, even when hosting a small crowd. If you dislike cooking or need a few supplemental dishes, check out the menus from several local catering companies.
White truffle season is in full swing, and many San Francisco restaurants are offering special dishes and dinners to celebrate this pungent, seasonal luxury. While all of these places are serving numerous dishes, here are five you shouldn’t miss.
This week's edible events have your tastebuds covered.
Drink and Be Neighborly in the Mission
Following the recent devastating fire at Mavericks restaurant on 17th Street in the Mission, Hi Lo and Hog & Rocks are pitching in to raise money for their neighbors displaced by the fire.