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Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco’s Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms

Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco’s Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms

| September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

San Francisco is one of many U.S. cities rolling out incentives to grow food on unused land. But some San Franciscans argue that land should be used to address the acute affordable housing shortage.

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Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

| May 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

Looking for places to take out-of-town guests or want to know where to eat in San Francisco when you visit? Use our guide to downtown to find classic places or tasty, lesser-known treats.

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Bruce Hill: Fog City & Wood-Fired Grilling

Bruce Hill: Fog City & Wood-Fired Grilling

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chef Bruce Hill has mastered delectable burgers, pizza, roast chicken and hand-cut furikake French fries and is involved in many noteworthy restaurants: Fog City, Zero Zero, Bix, Pizzeria Picco and Picco. Find out what the chef is cooking via wood-fired grill at the newly revamped Fog City, as well as what he plans for 2014.

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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.

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SF Chefs Tasting Tent: Photo Highlights

SF Chefs Tasting Tent: Photo Highlights

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

A slideshow of the best from the SF Chefs 2013 Tasting Tent.

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Local TV Watch: Who wants to be a Supermarket Superstar?

Local TV Watch: Who wants to be a Supermarket Superstar?

| July 28, 2013 | 10 Comments

Supermarket Superstar is the name of a new reality TV show that features Chef Michael Chiarello, Stacy Keibler and Debbi Fields (of Mrs. Fields Cookies) as judges. Contestants compete for cash prizes and 99designs, an SF-based design firm helps contestants with branding and packaging for their supermarket food products.

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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.

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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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IACP in San Francisco: Conference Highlights and Awards

IACP in San Francisco: Conference Highlights and Awards

| April 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

The International Association of Culinary Professionals wrapped up its 35th annual conference in San Francisco with a “Dirt to Digital” theme and awards ceremony.

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Martin Yan: M.Y. China, Vietnam Travels and Chinese New Year

Martin Yan: M.Y. China, Vietnam Travels and Chinese New Year

| January 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Mary Ladd interviews Bay Area resident and Master Chef Martin Yan, who has opened a new Chinese restaurant in San Francisco. Yan dishes about his new TV show, the Year of the Snake, and where he likes to eat locally.

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Best first date spots in San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma counties

Best first date spots in San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma counties

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Where’s the best place to take a first date? We round up ten varied, vetted spots to ensure your first dinner a deux is unforgettable.

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A Preview of SoMa StrEat Food Park

A Preview of SoMa StrEat Food Park

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

SoMa StrEat Food Park, the new permanent street food space at 11th and Folsom, is gearing up for its big grand opening next Wednesday with a series of soft launch lunches. Today was the first preview of what’s to come.

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Plow: The Best Eggs in San Francisco

Plow: The Best Eggs in San Francisco

| January 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon discusses her favorite spot to get eggs in San Francisco. Whether scrambled, atop a benedict, or folded into a savory bread pudding: Plow is where it’s at.

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Umami Burger Comes To The Bay Area

Umami Burger Comes To The Bay Area

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

While some folks are willing to stand in line and wait for hours for the new iPhone 4s, I was committed to getting into the new location of Umami Burger, the famed mini-empire from Los Angeles.

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