Tag: LGBT Pride

LGBT Pride: Where to Eat and Drink During the Dyke March

LGBT Pride: Where to Eat and Drink During the Dyke March

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd reports on where to eat and drink during the Dyke March, which is one of the most fun and spirited celebrations during Pride month in San Francisco.

Continue Reading

Valentine’s with Chef Mat Schuster & Wine Expert Paco Cifuentes

Valentine’s with Chef Mat Schuster & Wine Expert Paco Cifuentes

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

What’s it like to run a “pop and pop” restaurant together? Mary Ladd talks to Chef Mat Schuster and wine expert Paco Cifuentes of Canela Bistro & Wine Bar in the Castro to find out.

Continue Reading

Catering Entrepreneurs Build a Business and Plan a Community Garden in Bayview

Catering Entrepreneurs Build a Business and Plan a Community Garden in Bayview

| August 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bayview District residents Kristin Jenkins and Barclay Nicholson have lives that entwine the personal and professional. The domestic partners operate two growing food businesses that both have “SF” in the name: Nosh SF and SF Private Chef. They also have a dream to create a community garden to help kids learn about where food comes from.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley aka Tango & Stache

LGBT Pride Profile: Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley aka Tango & Stache

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley live and work around good food and drink in San Francisco. The couple worked together at Bar Bambino and Ryan does PR for restaurants and spirits companies while Joshua has a pop-up called Tango & Stache. Find out how they celebrate Pride and what it was like for Joshua to grapple with being “out” in the kitchen.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Dining Around Radio Host Joel Riddell

LGBT Pride Profile: Dining Around Radio Host Joel Riddell

| June 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

It’s been a big year for San Franciscan Joel Riddell, who won an IACP award for his Dining Around radio show and also had his longtime mentor, Gene Burns pass away. Riddell is a confidant to chefs, bold-faced wine and travel leaders and is the longtime partner to Robert Moon. Riddell shares his experiences of pride and homophobia within the culinary & media worlds.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Jennifer Johnson & Serafina Palandech of Hip Chick Farms

LGBT Pride Profile: Jennifer Johnson & Serafina Palandech of Hip Chick Farms

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

One lesbian couple is learning what it’s like first hand to start a food business in Sonoma County while raising a young child. Chef Jennifer Johnson is the “wusband” to Serafina Palandech. The two run Hip Chick Farms and fell in love at the Lexington Club in San Francisco. They work together to provide a product without preservatives, hormones, antibiotics or fillers.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Punk Domestics Founder & Writer Sean Timberlake

LGBT Pride Profile: Punk Domestics Founder & Writer Sean Timberlake

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

June is LGBT Pride Month. There is so much energy focused on equal rights for the LGBT community right now, especially in CA. Punk Domestics (a site for DIY foodies) founder Sean Timberlake is a longtime San Francisco resident who has married his husband, dpaul brown a total of three times. Timberlake shares what it’s like to be out in the food blogging world as well as his picks on where to eat and drink.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Waiter and Writer Michael Procopio

LGBT Pride Profile: Waiter and Writer Michael Procopio

| June 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of LGBT Pride month, Mary Ladd profiles Michael Procopio, who is a San Francisco waiter and writer online at Food for the Thoughtless. Procopio shares how his brother Doug, who died of AIDS, influenced his brand of humor, and talks about one of his favorite gay eateries.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Top Chef and Juhu Beach Club’s Preeti Mistry

LGBT Pride Profile: Top Chef and Juhu Beach Club’s Preeti Mistry

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of LGBT Pride month, Mary Ladd profiles Preeti Mistry, who is opening Juhu Beach Club in San Francisco and has appeared on Top Chef. Mistry shares what it’s like to be female and queer in the culinary world.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride Profile: Palomino Chef Adam Jones

LGBT Pride Profile: Palomino Chef Adam Jones

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of LGBT Pride month, Mary Ladd profiles Palomino Chef Adam Jones, who has spent 26 of his 38 years cooking. Jones shares what it’s like to be queer in the restaurant community.

Continue Reading

Q&A with Simon Doonan, Author of “Gay Men Don’t Get Fat”

Q&A with Simon Doonan, Author of “Gay Men Don’t Get Fat”

| January 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

Simon Doonan is the author of the new book Gay Men Don’t Get Fat, (Blue Rider Press, $24.95) which is a twist on the 1970s book Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche and the more recent book French Women Don’t Get Fat. Doonan will be signing books at Barneys San Francisco on Saturday, January 21 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Continue Reading

San Francisco Pride Eats

San Francisco Pride Eats

There’s a whole lot of rainbows going on this weekend, and plenty of them are being painted in icing. What’s on your menu for Pride? How about Bear Bait ice cream, Project Open Hand’s homemade peanut butter, or the tasty breakfasts at Just for You?

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 2

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 2

| June 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Brick Hut was a place for us all to create a space in the world
where we could be our complete selves.

The food was the community, the edible fare was our way of bringing it
all together, with love.

Continue Reading

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 1

LGBT Pride: Remembering The Brick Hut Cafe – Part 1

| June 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Brick Hut Cafe was a haven for lesbians and gay men, an information center for LGBT activists, an anchor for a diverse community that included working girls, bad-boys, suburban queens, transmen and transwomen. We were the Dyke Diner: the Lesbian Luncheonette: the Chick Hut: the Brick Hug.

Continue Reading