Tag Archives: San Francisco

How Spark Social solves the food truck problem

I’ve eaten at a lot of food trucks. Individual roach coaches, of course, but also renowned food truck gardens in Austin, at San Francisco’s Off the Grid and Sundays in the Presidio, and various food truck rodeos in New York’s … Continue reading

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Recipe: Digger Bread

Welcome to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in San Francisco. The other day I drove past the Panhandle, a mile long grassy strip where the Diggers gave away bread to keep people nourished while they were grooving. … Continue reading

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Rainier Ale discontinued? Alas, it’s true.

The Green Death is dead. Rainier Ale has been discontinued. I learned this the hard way, by searching for retail sources on my last visit to San Francisco and retrieving a map that was completely blank. I emailed Pabst Brewing, which now … Continue reading

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How to hack your prime rib dinner

Last night I enjoyed a prime rib dinner at House of Prime Rib in San Francisco. This is a fine specimen of the genre, with long waits for tables and toque’d carvers rolling silver trays hither and yon. The concept … Continue reading

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Bahn Mi beat down, West Coast style

Merriweather vs Pacquiao. Leonard vs Duran. Rousey vs Correia. The matchups between legendary opponents merit extra scrutiny because of their rarity and the possibility of a “fight for the ages” which lives up to the hype. So I hoped it … Continue reading

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My San Francisco food rotation

Based on the interest in my review of Middle’terranea, I thought I’d share a bit more about how I eat when I’m in San Francisco—a city I visit usually on my own, for business but with some downtime, several times … Continue reading

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