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Bonjour, Marina: Le Marais Bakery Opens on Chestnut Street

Bonjour, Marina: Le Marais Bakery Opens on Chestnut Street

The Marina gets a taste of France with the opening of the new Le Marais Bakery. See what Stephanie Rosenbaum thinks about their croissants, and find out the sweet plans that owner Patrick Ascaso, baker Justin Brown, and pastry chef Phil Ogiela have in store.

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A Tribute to Old-Fashioned American Comfort Food and Classic British Fare at Oakland’s Tribune Tavern

A Tribute to Old-Fashioned American Comfort Food and Classic British Fare at Oakland’s Tribune Tavern

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribune Tavern is a throwback to both old-fashioned American comfort food and classic British pub fare in downtown Oakland.

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Learn How To Butcher, Smoke and Can a Whole Fish with Chef Neil Davidson

Learn How To Butcher, Smoke and Can a Whole Fish with Chef Neil Davidson

Wild salmon season’s in full swing. Through CUESA and Urban Kitchen SF, Stephanie Rosenbaum learns from chef Neil Davidson and fishing expert Maria Finn how to fillet, cure, can, and smoke whole salmon and black cod.

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Modern Day Food Foraging Comes to San Francisco

Modern Day Food Foraging Comes to San Francisco

| June 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gina Scialabba attended the third annual Wild Foods Dinner at the Hotel Vitale. Americano’s Executive Chef Kory Stewart and food foraging expert Connie Green, author of “The Wild Table” prepared a unique six-course meal that was shaped largely by the bounty they located in nature.

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Burger Bonanza in the East Bay

Burger Bonanza in the East Bay

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moxy Burger, The Bureau 510 and Grazzy Burgers are several of the latest arrivals to the East Bay burger scene.

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7 Essential Cooking Lessons I Learned at San Francisco Cooking School

7 Essential Cooking Lessons I Learned at San Francisco Cooking School

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the past four months I’ve immersed myself in San Francisco Cooking School. Here’s a peek into my experience and a few lessons I’ve learned.

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First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

What would a wine country locavore’s paradise look like? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Cindy Daniel, owner of Healdsburg’s new SHED, a 21st-century grange, store, and sustainable-living center.

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Sip. Savor. Share! Food Photography Show in SF Opens May 9

Sip. Savor. Share! Food Photography Show in SF Opens May 9

| May 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Feast your eyes on the images in Sip. Savor. Share!, a local food-filled photography show sponsored by the urban art collective Femme Cartel. The show opens May 9 and runs through May 26 at the Mission’s Roll Up Gallery.

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Cruising For Caffeine: The 3rd Annual Coffee Ride

Cruising For Caffeine: The 3rd Annual Coffee Ride

| April 28, 2013 | 5 Comments

It’s officially a yearly caffeinated tradition; my friend Pamela Palma and I led our 3rd Annual Coffee Ride through the streets of San Francisco yesterday. Close to 50 other coffee-loving cyclists met us at 10AM at Stanza Coffee Bar, our first stop in the Mission.

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Masterpiece In A Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up

Masterpiece In A Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

You think clovers and hearts are impressive? Wait till you get a load of these Japanese latte drawings. A culture that values the beauty of the ephemeral has brought us a new level of art in foam.

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The 3rd Annual Tour de Biere: An East Bay Bicycle Brewery Tour

The 3rd Annual Tour de Biere: An East Bay Bicycle Brewery Tour

| February 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 3rd Annual Tour de Biere celebrated San Francisco Beer Week by visiting breweries in the East Bay by bicycle.

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Celebrating Beer Week With A Bike Ride To Marin Brewing Company!

Celebrating Beer Week With A Bike Ride To Marin Brewing Company!

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over 30 of us gathered on a lovely Saturday afternoon to ride to the Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur to kick off SF Beer Week.

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Buy a Live Fish in Oakland Chinatown for a Traditional Chinese New Year’s Feast

Buy a Live Fish in Oakland Chinatown for a Traditional Chinese New Year’s Feast

| February 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Lisa Li shows us where to buy live fish in Oakland’s Chinatown to prepare a traditional Chinese New Year feast.

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Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

A first impression of Lungomare, Jack London Square’s new Italian-inspired restaurant from Chop Bar’s Chris Pastena.

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