Forget whole grain, naturally sweetened cookies. For holiday gift-giving, nothing beats old-fashioned, sugar-filled treats, like this trio of Southern-style confections from Kate Williams.
The pair behind Rawdance bring their fresh moves to the restaurant scene in performances at Orson this week.
This year’s Treasure Island Music Festival couldn’t have been more heavenly: Indian summer in full swing, out-of-control views, scantily clad hipsters, and of course hours and hours of great music. Check out photos of the scene, from the colorful crowds to the 60-foot Ferris wheel to scene-stealers St. Vincent and YACHT. Post by Emmanuel Hapsis
Stephanie Rosenbaum shares her experience being a live-in cook-intern in the kitchen at the Headlands Center for the Arts. She will be leading “Plants of Pleasure, Plants of Pain,” a visual foraging hike about the area’s edible and poisonous plants as part of the Desire Trails program on Sunday, Sept 25, at 1pm, followed by brunch at 3pm.
The synergistic mashup of Food + Wine + Music + Art makes Outside Lands one of the best all-around summer festivals in the Bay Area. It is rare to attend such a large event that has great musical entertainment, excellent food and wine and is also eco-friendly. Here are some of the things I experienced this past weekend.
A big crowd gathered last night at the Make-Out Room to celebrate Mission Street Food’s forthcoming cookbook, “Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas From An Improbable Restaurant,” published by McSweeney’s new cookbook imprint. Includes a Q&A with authors, Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz.
Whole Foods Parking Lot, the mock rage-rap that went viral this week, is the work of homeboy DJDave, also known as David Wittman. Find out why he wrote about quinoa, kale, and cayenne pepper in this catchy homage to hip hop that is cracking people up across the country.
When is a dinner not a dinner? When it’s Dinner, a provocative performance of spoken word and live jazz at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco, inspired by the exhibit Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories.
Ruth Reichl was kind enough to carve out some time to chat with me while on a recent trip to Palo Alto for a speaking engagement. I asked her about how life has changed since the closing of Gourmet magazine, how she feels about food bloggers, and what she really thinks about Ruth Bourdain.