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Chuck Siegel: The Return of Charles Chocolates to San Francisco

Chuck Siegel: The Return of Charles Chocolates to San Francisco

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Chuck Siegel, who used Kickstarter to revive his company, Charles Chocolates. Siegel is gearing up to open a 7,600-square foot chocolate kitchen and retail space in the Mission.

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Bartavelle Coffee and Wine Bar

Bartavelle Coffee and Wine Bar

Long live Bartavelle Coffee and Wine Bar! Owner Suzanne Drexhage talks with Stephanie Rosenbaum about the joys and challenges of opening her new Berkeley cafe on the site of the old Cafe Fanny.

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Fancy Food Show Trends and Slideshow

Fancy Food Show Trends and Slideshow

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Highlights, trends and fun photos from the 2013 Fancy Food Show. Superfood Mania, Coconut Everything, The Anti-Potato Chip, Gluten-Free Goods, Untraditional Sodas, Foie Gras, Black Truffles!

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Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

| January 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Following the recent trend of popular San Francisco-based restaurants that have opened up sister spots across the bay, Rosamunde Sausage Grill debuted its latest location last night in downtown’s Old Oakland neighborhood.

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First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

| January 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

After months of planning, Chez Panisse alumni Sam White, Jerry Jaksich and Rayneil De Guzman officially opened the doors of Ramen Shop in Rockridge tonight.

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The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen Brings Its Melted Goodness To The Mission

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen Brings Its Melted Goodness To The Mission

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen has moved into the Mission at 20th and Harrison across the street from flour + water.

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A Cozy Coffee Spot in Oakland’s Temescal Alley: The CRO Cafe

A Cozy Coffee Spot in Oakland’s Temescal Alley: The CRO Cafe

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tucked away inside a cozy storefront along the quaint corridor of Temescal Alley is north Oakland’s newest coffee shop, The CRO Cafe.

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A Thanksgiving Feast For Your Eyes

A Thanksgiving Feast For Your Eyes

| November 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

I admit it, I’m one of those people that loves taking photos of their food as much as they love eating it. This past Thanksgiving, we joined four friends in San Francisco for a wonderful potluck dinner. Here’s a collection of images from our sumptuous holiday feast.

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Photos of San Francisco’s Day of the Dead Procession and Festival of Altars

Photos of San Francisco’s Day of the Dead Procession and Festival of Altars

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

San Francisco celebrated Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, on Friday November 2 in the Mission. This traditional Mexican / Mexican-American holiday honors ancestors and loved ones who are no longer with us, and helps us take a moment to acknowledge and reflect on the importance of those people. The images portrayed show the beauty of community, the commemoration of lives, and the rich cultural tradition that the Mission District has held for decades.

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San Francisco Giants World Series Victory Celebration: Photo Slideshow

San Francisco Giants World Series Victory Celebration: Photo Slideshow

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The San Francisco Giants celebrated their 2012 World Series victory on Halloween with a festive parade down Market Street, which culminated in a massive celebration in front of City Hall. These images reflect the enthusiasm and diversity of the roughly one million fans who turned out to share some San Francisco pride with their heroes.

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Burning Man 2012: Photos of Food + Art + Fire

Burning Man 2012: Photos of Food + Art + Fire

| September 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

My decompression from Burning Man Fertility 2.0 (aka Dustpocalypse) has involved a slow editing process reliving the visual experiences I encountered on the playa. My journey consisted of a vague agenda to search out food-related imagery to share on Bay Area Bites but I was quickly swept into a vortex of art, fire and fun that subverted my linear efforts. I submitted to the fluidity of life at Burning Man and accepted that wherever I ended up was clearly the place I was supposed to be for that moment. And, of course, I took photos of those moments. Here are some of the things I experienced…

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San Francisco Street Food Festival 2012: Photo Slideshow

San Francisco Street Food Festival 2012: Photo Slideshow

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

View a photo slideshow from La Cocina’s 4th annual San Francisco Street Food Festival which took place on Saturday, August 18 in the Mission District.

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Night Market + SF Street Food Festival

Night Market + SF Street Food Festival

The 4th SF Street Food Festival was bigger and better than ever, and the first-annual Night Market was a low-key, thoroughly enjoyable (if wind-whipped) event for hardy meat-lovers and intrepid eaters.

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Outside Lands 2012 Photos: Food, Art, Music & People

Outside Lands 2012 Photos: Food, Art, Music & People

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here are photo slideshows organized by topic from the Outside Lands festivities that took place Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

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