Eat + Drink
Whatever your experience of spam—those emails from your Nigerian cousin/prince or the questionable meat in a can—the SPAM brand is making a PR push to win you over forever with the first Spamerican food truck tour.
Farmers market and the Ferry Building. Rosamunde sausages and a Toronado pint. Sunny days and Dolores Park. Here in San Francisco, some things just naturally go well with others. And at the Outbound, we’re big fans of pairing a morning outdoors with some of our favorite food and drinks. This weekend, head to Marin for some epic hikes — and don’t forget to pair them with some equally epic eats.
Happy Friday, South Bay! Prepare to celebrate the ever-growing Redwood City food scene with the city's first-ever restaurant week; check out a new hot spot in Los Gatos; and, for dessert, get yourself to the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck ASAP.
Oh, the Basque...with their lisping and liberal use of the letter "x." Those, pintxos, though—now, that's something we can get on board with. Bringing both together is Aatxe (aah-CHAY), the latest project from the Ne Timeas Restaurant Group (Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, Salumeria) and The Bon Vivants (Trick Dog), which opens tomorrow as part of the reimagined Swedish American Hall on Market Street.
And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: The table is set with our annual 100 things to eat before you die, each one taste-tested and 7x7 approved. Some dishes are brand-new; some are old favorites making their return. You've got your work cut out for you.
Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems. -Matt Groening