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Dining, SFoodie $3 Cookbooks at Fort Mason: The Library's Big Book Sale Returns

$3 Cookbooks at Fort Mason: The Library's Big Book Sale Returns

Cookbook hoarders, play hooky and get to Fort Mason right now  – BYO rolling suitcase and really go nuts. The Big Book Sale #bigbooksale is baaaack, and turns 50 this year. This sale, which costs nothing to enter, sports over…
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Dining, SFoodie Local Blogger Out to Prove "Gluten-Free Omnivore" Isn't an Oxymoron

Local Blogger Out to Prove "Gluten-Free Omnivore" Isn't an Oxymoron

Yummy Supper: 100 Fresh, Luscious & Honest Recipes from a {Gluten-Free} Omnivore is a new book by the Berkeley-based food blogger Erin Scott – her blog shares the same name. And if the title has you wondering “Hey, isn’t a…
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Dining, SFoodie Chef Daniel Boulud on Where He Plans to Go During This Weekend's S.F. Book Tour

Chef Daniel Boulud on Where He Plans to Go During This Weekend's S.F. Book Tour

World-renowned French chef Daniel Boulud first visited our fair city in 1981 and by all accounts was a fan (more on that soon). Now he oversees an empire of restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Toronto, Montreal, Beijing,…
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Dining, SFoodie Learn All About Japanese Pickles With Matthew Amster-Burton and Karen Solomon

Learn All About Japanese Pickles With Matthew Amster-Burton and Karen Solomon

If you've ever lingered over a plate of Japanese fare and wondered what it would be like to eat, travel, and live there, a free Friday event at the Women's Building may help rev up your wanderlust. Food writer Matthew…
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Dining, SFoodie Buy These Books: The Latest Cookbooks With Tasty Bay Area Ties

Buy These Books: The Latest Cookbooks With Tasty Bay Area Ties

The latest in Bay Area-related cookery titles worthy of space in your (compact, apartment) library. Kim Severson spent many years as a food scribe for the San Francisco Chronicle before moving to the East Coast. (We fondly remember how she…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Read Local: When It Comes to Cooking, Judge a Book by Its Cover

Read Local: When It Comes to Cooking, Judge a Book by Its Cover

New York City might be home to the big houses, but this scrappy city just happens to be the epicenter of publishing on the Best Coast. Join Alexis Coe every Wednesday for Read Local, a new series which exclusively…
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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday: Learn Chef Secrets From Blogger and New Cookbook Author Adam Roberts

Wednesday: Learn Chef Secrets From Blogger and New Cookbook Author Adam Roberts

Food blogger Adam Roberts, otherwise known as the Amateur Gourmet, has just released a new cookbook and is coming to S.F. this week to celebrate it. To write Secrets of the Best Chefs, Roberts traveled around the country visiting the…
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Dining, SFoodie Score Bargain Cookbooks at the Library's Big Book Sale

Score Bargain Cookbooks at the Library's Big Book Sale

Hey fellow cookbook obsessives, you should go to the 48th Annual Big Book Sale at Fort Mason put on by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. The sale started today in the hanger-like Festival Pavilion and will continue through…
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Dining, SFoodie New Cookbook Explores California's Culinary Past

New Cookbook Explores California's Culinary Past

Local culinary history nerds rejoice: Author Mark Thompson has compiled a set of 300 recipes from the state's first cookbooks for his new cookbook, Vintage California Cuisine. It's a fascinating peek into the early stages of so-called California cuisine, and…
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Dining, SFoodie Oh, God, It's Present-Buying Season. Quick, Buy Everyone Cookbooks.

Oh, God, It's Present-Buying Season. Quick, Buy Everyone Cookbooks.

Piling on the retailers of America, who would like all red-blooded Americans, Christian or no, to participate in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the food media has come out with a strong message to shoppers: Buy cookbooks for Christmas. Since…
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Dining, SFoodie Don't Worry About the Future of the Cookbook

Don't Worry About the Future of the Cookbook

Yesterday, the New York edition of Grub Street published a great essay by Hugh Merwin on the bright future of cookbooks, even as more and more readers are switching to e-readers and bookstores are flailing. Cookbook sales are still strong,…
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Dining, SFoodie Hawaii Bans Shark Fin Sales, Vietnamese Sandwiches in the Dictionary

Hawaii Bans Shark Fin Sales, Vietnamese Sandwiches in the Dictionary

​ Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Hawaii Bans Shark Fins. According to the AP, Hawaii's shark fin ban -- which is similar to California's AB 376,…
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Dining, SFoodie Choose Your Own Library Books, Praise for S.F.'s Compost Program

Choose Your Own Library Books, Praise for S.F.'s Compost Program

Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. More about the library's cookbook collection. The Main Branch of the San Francisco Public Library has played a huge role in…
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Dining, SFoodie S.F. Public Library to Acquire the Six-Volume <em>Modernist Cuisine</em>

S.F. Public Library to Acquire the Six-Volume Modernist Cuisine

I was out for dinner with a couple of friends, talking about the reading Nathan Myhrvold gave this week at Omnivore Books, which we had all missed. The cost of attendance: purchasing a copy of Myhrvold's six-volume, 2,400-page Modernist…
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Dining, SFoodie The Grail of Modernist Cooking, at an Epic Price

The Grail of Modernist Cooking, at an Epic Price

What started as one former techie's quest to master sous-vide cooking developed into a hyper-ambitious, sprawling compendium of virtually every modern culinary technique. Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold took a crew of 20 chef-scientists and holed up for years in…
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Dining, SFoodie Niloufer Ichaporia King at Omnivore

Niloufer Ichaporia King at Omnivore

Niloufer Ichaporia King and My Bombay Kitchen When: Sat., Feb. 26, 3-4 p.m. Where: Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 282-4712 Cost: Free The rundown: Never heard of her? Pity. Niloufer Ichaporia King is the behind-the-scenes bubbe…
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Dining, SFoodie Readers Cafe: Another Reason to Visit Fort Mason's Book Bay

Readers Cafe: Another Reason to Visit Fort Mason's Book Bay

Do you know about the Book Bay, the Friends of the San Francisco Library store at Fort Mason? Did you know that it has the best (uncurated) selection of used cookbooks in the city? Omnivore's Celia Sack and SFoodie both…
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Dining, SFoodie America, Still the Land of White People's Food

America, Still the Land of White People's Food

Our favorite morsel from the Web. Publishers Weekly's Lynn Andriani marvels that the multiculti tenor of cookbook publishing today is so at odds with America's political realities. Andriani: In 2010, "immigration" became a hot-button issue in American politics with the…
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Music, All Shook Down SFoodie: Simply Roasted Artichokes; Wrap and Roll

SFoodie: Simply Roasted Artichokes; Wrap and Roll

Chef John from Food Wishes, former CCA teacher, brings us an easy, badass new recipe every week day. Thanks, John. -d2 Recipe? You don't need no stinking recipe! By Chef John from Food Wishes Video Recipes Today's video recipe clips…
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