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  1. Quote of the Day
    Local Writer Discusses What Cat and Dog Taste Like
  2. Funnies
    Fran Lebowitz Once Got Kicked Out of James Beard’s House“I said if I went, I’d bring a bottle of ketchup. So we did.”
  3. Funnies
    Anthony Bourdain May or May Not Have Been Skinny-dipping Last NightBourdain makes a splash … literally.
  4. Rants
    Bon App Blogger Pens Anti-Yelp Screed“Yelp has become a breeding ground for crackpot neighbors and, for some reason, I totally let them fool me sometimes.”
  5. Funnies
    Behold the Tale of a Successful Twenty-Person Dine-and-DashA birthday girl got stuck with the check and tried to make a run for it.
  6. Quote of the Day
    Hapa Ramen: Still No Fan of Yelp
  7. Funnies
    Got V.D.? You Technically Can’t Work in an S.F. Restaurant
  8. Funnies
    Redistricting California, By Way of Proximity to an In-N-OutThis is some redistricting we could get behind.
  9. Quote of the Day
    Garchik Finds the Food Truck Scene Refreshing
  10. Other Magazines
    Sommelier David Lynch Does Bond Pose on Cover of San Francisco Magazine“I thought it would be a fun outtake to give to my wife, not the cover of a freakin’ magazine!” says Lynch.
  11. Quote of the Day
    Overheard at Marlowe
  12. Kerfuffles
    S.F. Chronicle Columnist Most Offended by David Sedaris’s OpinionThe ‘Chronicle”s Jeff Yang calls Sedaris’s satiric piece on visiting China a “screed.”
  13. Video Feed
    Watch ‘Made With Love,’ the Most Passive-Aggressive Cooking-Segment“It’s disappointing when things turn out a little flaccid.”
  14. Reopenings
    Palace Family Steak House Readying to Reopen, Complete With Theme SongThe hipster-beloved steakhouse is getting new life.
  15. Funnies
    Random El Bulli Dish Generator Generates El Bulli Dishes, RandomlySlate has spent a lot of time thinking about El Bulli dish names.
  16. Funnies
    Even a Movie Premiere Won’t Keep Ryan Gosling From His Chicken GyroThe actor pops over to a halal cart, and makes Grub Street pose in a photo with him.
  17. Funnies
    How to Get Kicked Out of Zeitgeist, Let Us Count the WaysThe Bold Italic outlines the many ways one can get booted from the place.
  18. Quote of the Day
    David Sedaris Is Not So Big on Chinese FoodThe humorist is forced to go to China, not all that happily, and comes back with stories about the odd animal parts he was made to eat.
  19. Elsewhere
    More Dippin-aise, Please!Stadium food will change your life.
  20. Funnies
    When Hiring, Gjelina Seeks ‘New York Attitude’That explains a lot about the restaurant’s customer service.
  21. Celebrity Settings
    Giants Closer Brian Wilson Gives Gary Danko Fourteen StarsHe’s especially a fan of the lobster risotto.
  22. Community Bored
    Fresh Vegetables Might Get a Michigan Woman Thrown in the CanA woman faces 93 days in jail because she put vegetable beds in her front yard instead of grass.
  23. Funnies
    Taco-mergency Ambulance Turns Out, Sadly, to Be FictionalSome people spotted a Taco-mergency taco ambulance, but it turned out to be a film prop.
  24. Crime Scenes
    Winsome Union Square Hof Brau Lefty O’Doul’s Plays Roll In CaptureAnother publicity coup for Lefty’s owner Nick Bovis, via a security camera.
  25. Booze You Can Use
    Mad Dog In the Fog Introduces Self-Serve Tap TableIt has a meter which measures out what you pour, by the ounce.
  26. Funnies
    Q Restaurant and Bar Unveils Buster Posey ‘Get Well Soon’ MuralPosey, as you probably know, is on the Giants’ disabled list for the season.
  27. Coffee Talk
    In Case You Were Wondering If There’s a Line at Blue Bottle…
  28. Pot Cookery
    Saveur Tries Their Hand at a Cannabis CurrySome advice: You’re not supposed to use the low-THC stuff!
  29. We All Scream
    Three Twins Goes Gay Again For PrideTheir gay flavors including something called ‘Two Tops Don’t Make a Bottom.’
  30. Go Ask Alice
    Alice Waters Was Once a Carhop; Rachael Ray Washed Dishes at HoJoShe also admits to being a bit of bad girl in her teens.
  31. Booze You Can Use
    Man Drinks All 300 Rums at Smuggler’s Cove, Lives to Tell TaleThis makes him, in fact, like the Grand Master of the Cove.
  32. Funnies
    Mayor Ed Lee Visits Chris Daly’s Bar, Gives Him a Toy AssThe interim mayor bought his loudest opponent a wind-up donkey in China.
  33. Front of the House
    Your Server Is Probably StonedCHOW talks to a few servers who tend more to the pot than the coke while on the job.
  34. Funnies
    Clooney’s: Where Elderly Drunks Mock Pop-Up Chefs, Cavort With Hipsters
  35. Funnies
    And Now: A Collection of Curiously Eccentric Cheese LabelsWestside Market’s cheesemonger tries to inspire his customers via his labels. The whole thing is as strange as it sounds.
  36. Funnies
    What Should Laurent Tourondel Call His New BLT Restaurants?A few suggestions to help get his creative team started.
  37. Funnies
    Santa Barbara Soup Cans Connect A Few Disparate DotsThe city’s annual chalk-drawing festival tells us exactly what Julia Child shares in common with P. Diddy.
  38. Video Feed
    Ryan Scott Likes Yanni, Sex With Foie GrasLiam Mayclem interviews the former Top Cheftestant.
  39. Funnies
    Chefs’ Final Supper Requests Reveal the Culinary Ties That BindFaced with impending doom, two L.A. chefs are smart enough to shout out the loves of their lives.
  40. Crime Scenes
    Thieves Steal Entire Parklet From Oakland CaféSomebody loaded it into their Subaru and took off.
  41. FYI
    If Tomorrow’s Really the End of Days, Ravi Kapur Would Like To BeIt’s actually beef tongue carpaccio with fried oysters.
  42. Video Feed
    Cosentino Makes Brains & Eggs, Dances, and One Ring Zero Raps the RecipeThis actually might make recipes harder to follow, but anyway…
  43. What Willie Wants
    Willie Brown Urges Race-Blind Tasting of Fried ChickenRemarkably, he says, the white chefs’ chicken he tried was just as good as the African American chefs’ chicken.
  44. Funnies
    Lickety-Split, Ruth Bourdain Launches ‘Guilt Taste’It took RuBo just a few hours to skewer to the new magazine-cum-overpriced marketplace.
  45. Funnies
    Everyone Has a Crush on Someone Who Works at TartineVia the Bold Italic…
  46. Celebrity Settings
    Cannes Chef Makes a Taxi Driver Caesar Salad to Honor DeNiro?Every year during the film fest, a chef at La Palme D’Or restaurant cooks up some ‘wacky,’ and just weird, movie-inspired dishes in honor of a famous guest.
  47. Blechtacular
    Pork Floss, Anyone?
  48. Food + Porn
    Kink.com Wants to Open Up Armory for Farmers’ Markets and SuchThe 38,000 square foot drill court would make for a lovely gathering spot.
  49. TV Land
    Released Inmate and Check, Please! Fan Heads Straight to Mama’sThe San Quentin inmate couldn’t get their omelets out of his mind.
  50. Quote of the Day
    Michael Bauer Is Plenty Familiar With What a Coked-Up Server Looks LikeFor the most part, if they can still do their job, he doesn’t object.
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