At the corner of Fulton and Gough streets, bakery-cafe Hayes Valley Bakeworks serves a healthy dose of real-world solutions with scrumptious maple-bacon cinnamon rolls and ginger marmalade muffins on the side. The secret ingredient: A staff composed largely of disadvantaged and at-risk employees.
One of America's proud contributions to the flavor canon is the trinity of spicy Buffalo sauce, blue cheese, and celery. It's such a classic combo that it offers a perfect opportunity for chefs to play around with it. If you're a fan of spicy Buffalo sauce, here are seven spots around town that offer some fun options.
Gift giving can be tricky for some folks in your life (like people at work, or your therapist). But really, one gift almost everyone is happy to receive is the one of food—quality jams, or honey, or tea? Yes please!
Faced with yet another new Italian restaurant, San Franciscans might rebuff in their best Joe Pesci: “Madonn’, another pizzeria?” And justifiably so, considering our mounting options. But every now and then, something truly special comes along. At Farina Pizzeria & Cucina Italiana, you’ll taste the difference.
It’s getting chilly at night, which means it’s time to indulge in one of the best all-in-one meals: The pot pie. (You thought I was going to say burrito, didn’t you.) Here are some top picks around town where you can get your pot pie on.
Although the return of chilly weather and Daylight Savings Time can make many fussy about fall, here’s one thing many food-lovers look forward to around this time: It’s truffle season!
Sure, there are business lunches and dinners, but business breakfasts are a completely different animal. Here are five ideal spots where you can close business over some tasty eggs, and the server won’t tell you to “kiss my grits.”
It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.
How ‘bout them Giants? It’s time for the World Series, and now you just need some cool places to watch the game. That dive around the corner is awesome, but baseball games are long—you need spots with food to keep you going, and drinks that justify ordering more than one round (and some deals wouldn’t hurt!). Here are a few to add to your list:
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