Archive for June, 2011

Brunch at M. Wells (Long Island City, NY)

Brunch at M. Wells (Long Island City, NY)

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gravlax Pie at gastrodiner M. Wells and a field trip to see some rad graffiti art.

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5 Questions for The Perennial Plate’s Daniel Klein at Tartine Dinner

5 Questions for The Perennial Plate’s Daniel Klein at Tartine Dinner

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Perennial Plate, the weekly web series documenting a real food road trip around the country, takes a culinary spin through the Bay Area this week. Find out what’s cooking here for edible adventurer Daniel Klein.

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Baking Bread in the Digital Era with Michael Ruhlman

Baking Bread in the Digital Era with Michael Ruhlman

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Want to lean more about baking bread? Michael Ruhlman’s new Bread Baking App for iPhone and iPad will teach you what you need to know, on your mobile device.

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Adesso: Oakland’s Best Happy Hour

Adesso: Oakland’s Best Happy Hour

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews Adesso’s fantastic happy hour on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland.

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San Francisco Pride Eats

San Francisco Pride Eats

There’s a whole lot of rainbows going on this weekend, and plenty of them are being painted in icing. What’s on your menu for Pride? How about Bear Bait ice cream, Project Open Hand’s homemade peanut butter, or the tasty breakfasts at Just for You?

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Behind the Legend of Frog Hollow Farm

Behind the Legend of Frog Hollow Farm

| June 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Elaine Wu pays a visit to the Frog Hollow Farm fruit orchard to find out what makes their fruit so “legendary.”

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LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 2

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 2

| June 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Brick Hut was a place for us all to create a space in the world
where we could be our complete selves.

The food was the community, the edible fare was our way of bringing it
all together, with love.

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LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 1

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 1

| June 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Brick Hut Cafe was a haven for lesbians and gay men, an information center for LGBT activists, an anchor for a diverse community that included working girls, bad-boys, suburban queens, transmen and transwomen. We were the Dyke Diner: the Lesbian Luncheonette: the Chick Hut: the Brick Hug.

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Walk (and Graze) in the Wild at The Oakland Zoo

Walk (and Graze) in the Wild at The Oakland Zoo

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Coming up this Saturday is the Oakland Zoo’s 19th Annual Walk in the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade, their biggest fundraising event of the year.

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Gluten-Free Vegan Options in the Bay Area: Yes, They Are Out There

Gluten-Free Vegan Options in the Bay Area: Yes, They Are Out There

| June 22, 2011 | 5 Comments

People are giving up gluten. Whether it’s due to celiac disease or a dietary lifestyle choice, the need for more and more gluten-free food options is growing. Now, what if you are vegan? Ethical choices don’t change, so the elimination of gluten just gets added to your lifestyle! Luckily, the Bay Area has multiple options for a great meal.

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Pocket Sommelier: Making Sense of Wine Apps

Pocket Sommelier: Making Sense of Wine Apps

| June 21, 2011 | 5 Comments

Wine goes digital with mobile phone apps for vinophiles but some of the technology is not ready for prime time.

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Natalie Galatzer Packing up Bike Basket Pies

Natalie Galatzer Packing up Bike Basket Pies

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with Natalie Galatzer about her decision to leave her business, Bike Basket Pies, and what might be next.

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Is Tyler Florence’s Wayfare Tavern Worth the Hype?

Is Tyler Florence’s Wayfare Tavern Worth the Hype?

| June 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

Elaine Wu visits Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence’s “Wayfare Tavern” in San Francisco to find out if it’s worth all the hype.

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Recipe for Love: Sexy Eats on Film at Frameline

Recipe for Love: Sexy Eats on Film at Frameline

What’s your favorite sexy food movie? Recipe for Love, a new short, adds a taste of Brazil to the mix this Sunday and Monday at Frameline35.

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