Archive for August, 2011

Kitchen 388: A Morning Delight

Kitchen 388: A Morning Delight

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her morning experience at Oakland’s new Kitchen 388.

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Pop the Corks! Napa Valley’s Wine Harvest is Finally Underway

Pop the Corks! Napa Valley’s Wine Harvest is Finally Underway

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s a day that wine growers, wine makers and wine drinkers all look forward to. This year the wait for that day was longer than usual. Cool summer temperatures pushed back the beginning of harvest by nearly two weeks. I visited one of the first wineries in Napa Valley to start picking grapes this year, Mumm Napa Winery.

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5th Annual Mission Pie Contest

5th Annual Mission Pie Contest

| August 29, 2011 | 3 Comments

Naturally, this is the time of year to hold pie contests. The 5th Annual Mission Pie Contest pulled in 20 hopefuls on Sunday, and the people who showed up were as varied as the pies they brought to the competition.

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Double Corn Delight

Double Corn Delight

Poached salmon with a delightful, delicious corn relish: what more does a summertime dinner need?

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Restaurants Raise Money for The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point

Restaurants Raise Money for The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

San Francisco restaurants raise money for other local Edible Schoolyard — the one housed at the Boys and Girls Club in Hunters Point — as part of the Eating for Education fundraiser on Saturday.

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Marin Day Trip: Larkspur, Point Reyes Station, Sausalito

Marin Day Trip: Larkspur, Point Reyes Station, Sausalito

Time for a last summer fling. Head north to find the doughnut shop of your dreams, a small-town farmers’ market with grilled cheese and barbecued oysters, and the best bench-and-pizza combo by the Bay.

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Sarah and Evan Rich: Favorite Food Spots + Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Dinners

Sarah and Evan Rich: Favorite Food Spots + Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Dinners

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chefs Sarah and Evan Rich share their favorite food haunts and the details about their Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Dinners at Radius.

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Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

| August 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Alice Waters brought box lunches to Maiden Lane near Union Square today and launched her Levi’s T-shirt line (100% organic cotton, of course) all to raise awareness and funds for her national nonprofit Edible Schoolyard Project.

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There’s a New Food Truck on the Block: Vesta Flatbread

There’s a New Food Truck on the Block: Vesta Flatbread

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with the three owners of Vesta Flatbread, a new mobile food truck about to take to the streets of the Bay Area.

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Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

| August 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.

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San Francisco Street Food Festival and Conference: Where the Twitter Set Meet the UnTwitterific

San Francisco Street Food Festival and Conference: Where the Twitter Set Meet the UnTwitterific

| August 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dishing about the San Francisco Street Food Festival and Street Food Conference.

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2011 San Francisco Street Food Festival Slideshow

2011 San Francisco Street Food Festival Slideshow

| August 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

The 3rd annual San Francisco Street Food Festival, hosted by La Cocina took place on Saturday August 20 in the Mission District. Here are some moments captured over the course of the day.

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Recharge Your Culinary Repertoire With Curated Recipe Websites

Recharge Your Culinary Repertoire With Curated Recipe Websites

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

So it’s time to make a meal, and you’re stumped. You’re bored with making the same old dishes and it’s time for a refresher. Now there’s curated recipe websites to help you recharge your repertoire.

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San Francisco Street Food Festival: Veg-Friendly Eats

San Francisco Street Food Festival: Veg-Friendly Eats

| August 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

Looking for veg-friendly options at this weekend’s Street Food Festival in San Francisco? Bay Area Bites has got your back: A dozen meat-free dishes worth waiting in line for.

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