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A Tour through the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market

A Tour through the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market

Got food? Stephanie Rosenbaum takes an early-morning trip into the bustle of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market, the city’s biggest business you’ve never seen.

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How to Eat Good Food: A Local Grocer’s Manifesto

How to Eat Good Food: A Local Grocer’s Manifesto

| October 31, 2011 | 3 Comments

For the food shopper who thinks, the positively indispensable Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food: A Grocer’s Guide to Shopping, Cooking, and Creating Community Through Food by Sam Mogannam and Dabney Gough released this month is the holy reference guide/blue book that clues consumers in to the real value of what’s on the grocery shelf.

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Favorite Food Spots of Bi-Rite’s Sam Mogannam

Favorite Food Spots of Bi-Rite’s Sam Mogannam

| August 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sam Mogannam, the owner of Bi-Rite Market and Bi-Rite Creamery and a founder of 18 Reasons shares his favorite food spots in San Francisco.

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Aida Mollenkamp’s Top 11 Spots for Bay Area Foodies

Aida Mollenkamp’s Top 11 Spots for Bay Area Foodies

| April 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

The host and co-creator of the television show “FoodCrafters” and “Ask Aida,” she attended Cornell University and then the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu in Paris where she studied culinary AND pastry arts. She ended up in San Francisco when she became one of the editors of the online food magazine, CHOW. Currently, she’s working on her first cookbook, tentatively titled, “Keys to the Kitchen,” due out in 2012. Here are Aida’s top Bay Area spots for food fiends like herself (that aren’t restaurants).

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Food Secrets of Humphry Slocombe’s Jake Godby & Sean Vahey

Food Secrets of Humphry Slocombe’s Jake Godby & Sean Vahey

| November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Humphry Slocombe’s Jake Godby and Sean Vahey are known nationally for their cutting edge ice cream flavors and massive Twitter following. The two are both remarkably trim even though they “taste everything” made at the Mission District shop. Many eating and drinking favorites make both Godby and Vahey’s list. Vahey seemed amused that there is also a strong showing of their clients on the list.

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Pie, Pig, and Beer for 18th Street Block Party

Pie, Pig, and Beer for 18th Street Block Party

| August 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

This year’s 18th Street Block party happens on Saturday, August 28, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mogannam said, “We want to create some fun energy and bring people together. That’s what we’re all about.” The uniting factor will be food, as well as beverages of all stripes. Regalito will offer suckling pig carnitas, and Delfina will have porcetta pork loin for sale; no whole hog to ogle this time.

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Spilling my Soup:  A Recipe

Spilling my Soup: A Recipe

| July 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

Things don’t always fall apart. The process of creating something so simple and easy might have been unnecessarily tortured and chaotic, but the result, blessedly, was pure and refined, even serene — swirling green peace in the bottom of a soup spoon.

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Farr Out! Bay Area Eats with Ryan and Cesalee Farr of 4505 Meats

Farr Out! Bay Area Eats with Ryan and Cesalee Farr of 4505 Meats

| June 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

Ryan is the butcher/chef/teacher and front man of the 4505 venture, and his wife Cesalee does much of the administrative and logistical work. The two also have an eight month old son, named Tanner, who may soon try Fatted Calf liverwurst (more on that later). Cesalee & Ryan Farr answered Bay Area Bites questions via email and phone interview.

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Urban Chef Report: Craig Stoll’s Favorite Bay Area Eats

Urban Chef Report: Craig Stoll’s Favorite Bay Area Eats

| May 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Where does Craig Stoll like to shop and eat in the Bay Area? Stoll cued Bay Area Bites into his top picks via a recent email interview. He is the chef-owner of Delfina and Delfina Pizzeria(s), a growing mini-empire of San Francisco based Italian restaurants.

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How The Sausage is Made

How The Sausage is Made

| June 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

18 Reasons, the Bi Rite-affiliated gallery space on Guerrero near 18th Street, has made such conscious, well-examined consumption its mission, offering exhibitions, lectures, tastings, and classes to draw clear bright lines between food, people, and place, existing essentially as the embodiment of its intention, as a local meeting spot for people who love food and want to talk about it, share what they know, and learn from others. The gallery has received some local press love but this summer’s offerings deserve special mention.

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