Food & Drink

The Turntable Kitchen remixes dinnertime

Eat your Frank Ocean with a side of pop overs and jam, say the web geniuses behind site

|
(0)

emilysavage@sfbg.com

EAT BEAT I'd venture a guess that no one in this town knows the frosting tipped appeal of hand-mixing music and food more than the couple behind Turntable Kitchen. What started a year and a half ago as a simple (yet highly aesthetically pleasing) website mashing up recipes and records, has grown into a multi-headed creative output machine, with food and music news, giveaways, and physical pairings boxes — on top of the drool-inducing posts.Read more »

Rich appetites

The BrokeAss Gourmet teaches life skills with a side of peanut sauce

|
(2)

emilysavage@sfbg.com

CHEAPER EATS "By the way, I have the best peanut sauce recipe ever. I would say it's one of the top three things about me, my peanut sauce recipe." Author-blogger-chef Gabi Moskowitz mentions over brunch at the Dolores Park Cafe in her Mission neighborhood.

"I develop crushes on peanut sauces and tinker until I get them just right. And — sidebar — peanut sauce, if you make a batch of it and keep it in your fridge, you're like, 50 percent on your way to dinner."Read more »

Eat to the beat

Gourmet offerings, high-end snacks, and pop-up chefs come to rock festivals and music venues. Should you give a fork?

|
(0)

Tradition

New bar from the Future Bars group intrigues with casking experiments and themed "snugs."

|
(2)

virginia@sfbg.com

APPETITE Despite its Future Bars group provenance, Tradition is not Bourbon and Branch part two. Although I continue to bring visitors and locals who've never been to the still-magical, speakeasy-like B and B, Tradition is a more relaxed entrant in the Future line-up, which also includes Wilson and Wilson, Rickhouse, Swig, and Local Edition.Read more »

Korean commotion

Kimchee, Tang, porno posters, and awesome flavors -- we're happy to ride the wave of new Korean spots

|
(0)

virginia@sfbg.com

APPETITE The nation's on a kimchi kick. Truth be told, California has long been home to some of the country's densest Asian populations, so here in the Bay Korean cuisine is at a crossroads — is it a staple? Exotic novelty? With the help of a few new openings, the answer may be shifting. Despite a smattering of Korean BBQ joints in SF and a concentrated Korean population in Oakland, it hasn't been until the last few years that I've witnessed local Korean eateries offering much beyond barbecue.Read more »

Cocktales

Notes from the Oscars of beveraging

|
(0)

virginia@sfbg.com

FOOD AND DRINK It was another humid, sweltering year at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. The world's biggest cocktail event drew thousands of attendees July 25-29 for a week of nonstop tastings, seminars, and parties in the great queen of the South.Read more »

Bar of the Week*

*This content is generated by the SFBG promotions and advertising departments.

|
(0)

Our Bar of the Week guide profiles taverns, lounges, pubs, canteens, and dives around town to expand your lexicon of bar knowledge. Keep reading to discover your new favorite watering hole.

Abbey Tavern


Neighborhood: Inner Richmond – 4100 Geary Blvd. SF, (415) 221-7767Read more »

Something to chew on

Author and food activist Bryant Terry breaks the vegan stereotype

|
(1)

caitlin@sfbg.com

FOOD Veganism isn't just for rich people. It's okay to care about what you eat. It doesn't diminish your commitment to social issues — in fact, it is one.

He just wrote a cookbook that I love, but in his modest home in hills above Fruitvale, food activist and vegan chef Bryant Terry is telling me about class struggle.

"So often, I think that the stories that are told are from young, privileged white kids," says Terry.Read more »

3 spring cocktail trends

Sip on this season's haute new libations, from wine cocktails to fizzy bottled daiquiris 

|
(3)

Spring imparts new life and lush green after winter rains. It also ushers in a glut of new cocktail menus, emphasizing the best produce of the season and exciting new trends.Read more »