Archive for October, 2006

Magret de Canard aux Figues de Vendée

Magret de Canard aux Figues de Vendée

| October 8, 2006 | 9 Comments

On a small farm on the west coast of France in a little town called Vendée a stone’s throw from the beach, a regal fig tree hung heavy with fruit. My flatmate Pierre spied these little purple ornaments and quickly filled up a bag just before hopping on a train headed for Paris. Pierre called […]

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Season 2: Episode 3

Check, Please! Bay Area: Season 2: Episode 3

| October 5, 2006 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! Bay Area is KQED’s new local series featuring regular people reviewing Bay Area restaurants. Visit the Check, Please! Bay Area blog to experience the restaurants from Season 2 Episode 3: 1) Miller’s East Coast West Deli: | restaurant information | reviews 2) Picante: | restaurant information | reviews 3) Da Flora: | restaurant […]

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CUESA: Sunday Supper

CUESA: Sunday Supper

| October 5, 2006 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Ferry Building Marketplace will host over 40 chefs for its annual Sunday Supper, a fundraiser for the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Organization (or CUESA, as it is known to Ferry Plaza Farmers Market goers). Tables of 50 will be set with a gorgeous autumn theme by Paula Le Duc Fine […]

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Interview with Tanya Steel Part Two

Interview with Tanya Steel Part Two

| October 4, 2006 | 2 Comments

Bay Area Bites recently got a chance to sit down with Tanya Steel, Editor-in-Chief of one of our favorite food sites, Epicurious.com. In Interview with Tanya Steel Part Two we learn about the Wine. Dine. Donate. program and about hunger in America. If you missed last week’s interview and would like to learn more about […]

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Restaurant Reviews: Forum with Michael Krasny

Restaurant Reviews: Forum with Michael Krasny

| October 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

SF 2007 Starred Restaurants On KQED’s Forum: Wednesday Oct. 4 — 10amLISTEN LIVE from KQED.orgStream the radio program online | Subscribe to Forum’s Podcast | Forum Audio ArchivesFollowing this week’s release of the Michelin San Francisco Bay Area guide, Forum discusses the purpose of restaurant reviews, and the impact they have on business. Host: Michael […]

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Fillmore Farmers’ Market & SF Cheese School

Fillmore Farmers’ Market & SF Cheese School

| October 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

In an area where we have one of the world’s renowned farmers’ markets, it is easy to overlook neighborhood markets. But the truth is that often we don’t have the time or the will to elbow through the crowds at the Ferry Building. On the weeks when you’d like to avoid the weekend farmers’ market […]

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Les Fermiers de Place Monge

Les Fermiers de Place Monge

| October 1, 2006 | 3 Comments

Bernard and his family runs the organic produce stand – he is always ready with a big smile for everyone. I’ve posted many times about my little Place Monge farmers market and the beautiful produce, artisanal cheeses and saucisson, farm fresh eggs straight from the nest and luscious foie gras but I’ve never introduced the […]

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