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Dining, Eat When Tourists Hit the Beach

When Tourists Hit the Beach

You can't help but feel sorry for the tourists who wander around North Beach, hungry and confused. Even with all the information available in guidebooks, on Web sites, and in local magazines and newspapers — or perhaps because of that…
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Dining, Eat Readings and Eatings

Readings and Eatings

Looking for a pay phone after attending Amanda Hesser's reading last week at A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, I saw that the new Fellini documentary was just about to start on one of the Opera Plaza screens. I took…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Gnocchi

Anyone who's ever attempted to make gnocchi, the tiny Italian dumplings that have been eaten and enjoyed since the days of Imperial Rome, knows how easy it is to end up with something resembling small pellets of lumpy concrete. This…
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Dining, Dish Enchanted Industry Pros

Industry Pros

The staff at Dish took to the streets to find out what the folks in the trenches--on the front lines and in back kitchens of restaurants all over the city--think about the San Francisco dining scene. Our survey includes input…
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Dining, Eat Maykadeh

Maykadeh

If you want some good advice regarding Maykadeh, a Persian restaurant, consider the episode my friend Petra and I witnessed. When we arrived at 8:30 on a Saturday night, the place was bursting with Persians -- Persian fathers carrying babies,…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Gnocchi

The handwritten menu at North Beach's cozy Da Flora changes often, with one exception -- owner Flora Gaspar's "signature" sweet potato gnocchi. In fact, according to Flora, attempts to change the sauce the gnocchi are served with have been met…
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Dining, Eat In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom

My friend John had one of those truth-is-stranger-than-fiction kind of nights. I won't go into all the details, but by the time it was over he had been driven at gunpoint to the East Bay (the only way I'd go),…
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