RSSstreet food and fast food

How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With ‘Salt Sugar Fat’

How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With ‘Salt Sugar Fat’

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

From food scientists who study the human palate to maximize consumer bliss, to marketing campaigns that target teens to hook them for life on a brand, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss’ new book goes inside the world of processed, packaged goods.

Continue Reading

Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chef Preeti Mistry is gearing up to open her Indian street food-inspired, previously a pop-up, Juhu Beach Club in Temescal, Oakland on March 1.

Continue Reading

Chain Restaurants Boost Sales With Lower-Calorie Foods

Chain Restaurants Boost Sales With Lower-Calorie Foods

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who says healthy doesn’t sell? McDonald’s, Panera Bread and other restaurant chains that offered more lower-calorie food choices saw a 9 percent jump in food and beverage sales from 2006 to 2011, a new report finds. Restaurants without these options saw sales drop.

Continue Reading

Where’s The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

Where’s The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That’s prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.

Continue Reading

Mazatlán Throws an Endless Seafood Fiesta

Mazatlán Throws an Endless Seafood Fiesta

| January 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

Anna Mindess discovered the world’s freshest oysters and a street lined with shrimp sellers in Mazatlán.

Continue Reading

Top Food Stories and Trends of 2012

Top Food Stories and Trends of 2012

Plastic bags, foie gras, soda taxes, backyard chickens, sustainable seafood: they all made it to the headlines this year. See the best and worst of 2012′s food news and trends as we head into the new year.

Continue Reading

Tamale Class at La Cocina — Just in Time for Christmas

Tamale Class at La Cocina — Just in Time for Christmas

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Besides demystifying tamale making the event at La Cocina introduced students to three chefs from different regions of Latin America, each demonstrating their own traditional recipes and techniques that produced a variety of stuffed, steamy bundles. Post includes recipe for Alicia’s Mango Tamales.

Continue Reading

Pop-Up Cafe Rice Paper Scissors Share their Vision (Video)

Pop-Up Cafe Rice Paper Scissors Share their Vision (Video)

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Small food business partners Valerie Luu & Katie Kwan of Rice Paper Scissors, a pop-up cafe serving Vietnamese food located in San Francisco, share their vision: integrating their eastern culinary heritage with the trending western street food culture.

Continue Reading

Highlights from Roli Roti’s Pop-Up at Chez Panisse

Highlights from Roli Roti’s Pop-Up at Chez Panisse

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Roli Roti celebrates its 10th anniversary at Chez Panisse.

Continue Reading

North America’s Largest Night Market? It’s in Richmond (B.C. that is)

North America’s Largest Night Market? It’s in Richmond (B.C. that is)

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

From slithery BBQ squid tentacles to icy mango slushies, 400 vendors and 30,000 visitors a night make the Annual Night Market in Richmond, B.C., Canada is the largest in North America. Enjoy a dizzying array of Asian street food snacks amid a typically-polite Canadian throng.

Continue Reading

2012 Eat Real Festival: Day 3 Highlights

2012 Eat Real Festival: Day 3 Highlights

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Daniel Patterson for five bucks, Tuscan-perfect flatbread, Tartine pastry how-tos, and a couple of flying knives: Day 3 of Eat Real.

Continue Reading

Eat Real Festival Day 1 + Meatopia

Eat Real Festival Day 1 + Meatopia

| September 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

The 4th annual Eat Real Festival kicks off with an evening of food trucks, music, meat and more. But was the much-hyped Meatopia just meatiocre?

Continue Reading

Banh Mi Love You Long Time’s Vietnamese Sandwiches at Porchlight Storytelling

Banh Mi Love You Long Time’s Vietnamese Sandwiches at Porchlight Storytelling

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every performance-art event should come with a full bar and handmade banh mi. Porchlight Storytelling kicked off its 11th season at the Mission’s Verdi Club with dueling tales of Chinese sex ed, wheatgrass going where no wheatgrass should go, and a very bad night at Senor Frogs.

Continue Reading

KQED’s Check, Please! at SoMa StrEat Food Park

KQED’s Check, Please! at SoMa StrEat Food Park

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! host Leslie Sbrocco takes it to the streets to promote season 7, making the rounds of the food trucks at the Soma StrEat Food Park on Friday.

Continue Reading