Tag: street food and fast food

The Banh Mi Handbook: Recipes for Crazy-Delicious Sandwiches, by Andrea Nguyen

The Banh Mi Handbook: Recipes for Crazy-Delicious Sandwiches, by Andrea Nguyen

Move over, burritos, here comes the banh mi. Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen explores The Banh Mi Handbook, Andrea Nguyen’s stylish new guide to making irresistable Vietnamese sandwiches at home. With recipes for Hanoi Grilled Chicken and Daikon and Carrot Pickles.

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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.

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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.

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“Outside Lambs”: A Moroccan Oasis Within Outside Lands

“Outside Lambs”: A Moroccan Oasis Within Outside Lands

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Bites editor Wendy Goodfriend and I paid a visit to The Whole Beast chef John Fink’s tent. It’s his first time participating in this cultural extravaganza.

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Off the Grid Rolls Into Southside Berkeley on Telegraph

Off the Grid Rolls Into Southside Berkeley on Telegraph

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Off the Grid street food empire continues to expand its markets in the East Bay and debuted another location in Berkeley last night.

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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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Sweet Treats in Food-Obsessed Singapore

Sweet Treats in Food-Obsessed Singapore

| November 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sweet treats in food-obsessed Singapore come hot and cold, taking fantastic forms: from warm chunks of yam and chewy jellies swimming in coconut milk to mountains of ice, drizzled in neon syrup, topped with red beans, corn and peanuts.

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Gobba Gobba Hey!

Gobba Gobba Hey!

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A cookbook filled with 52 recipes from Gobba Gobba Hey maestro Steven Gdula will be available in late August. Recipe for Original Chocolate & Vanilla Gobs included.

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Off the Grid and Bites on Broadway: Food Trucks To Debut in East Bay

Off the Grid and Bites on Broadway: Food Trucks To Debut in East Bay

| May 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Two food truck events, Off the Grid and Bites on Broadway, debut soon in the East Bay. Find out how these street eat meet ups intend to reflect the flavor of the communities they serve — and who’s cooking.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

| January 1, 2011 | 9 Comments

Food, glorious, food. It’s that time of year people: Bay Area Bites brings you the best in food news for 2010.

In this two-part package, we look at the national trends and topics that sizzled over the past 12 months and serve up some local flavor on the side.

Feel free to weigh in with your own edible highlights from the year that was.

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Seattle Food Trucks

Seattle Food Trucks

| September 14, 2010 | 4 Comments

Megan Gordon takes advantage of a lunch catered by Seattle’s finest food trucks: which ones are worth your time?

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Primo’s Parrilla

Primo’s Parrilla

Emeryville may have its charms–the world’s grooviest office, an Apple store with parking, Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe–but streetside barbecue was not among them.

Now, though, with the opening of Primo’s Parrilla, Argentine asado has come to the neighborhood, as authentic as it can get some six thousand miles from the pampas.

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From the Street to the Supermarket

From the Street to the Supermarket

| June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

The vendors and their loyal customers will have one major concern for sure — that the efforts required to Whole Foods-ify the products will strip away flavor and authenticity. Crafted on a larger scale, sold from case, not cart, might some of the City’s better-known traveling eateries end up, in Whole Foods’ hands, becoming the edible equivalent of elevator music — familiar, well-loved melodies with their songs’ souls sucked out?

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A Downtown Trek to Waffle Nirvana

A Downtown Trek to Waffle Nirvana

| February 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

I wanted to check out Waffle Mania this week, and I’d heard that the truck was spending more time in the city on a little side street in SOMA. I knew what this meant. That’s right, folks: I was going downtown. And I’m here to report that I’d do it again in a heartbeat.

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