Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]best dishes 2011
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Dining, SFoodie No. 62: Cotogna's Roasted Carrots

No. 62: Cotogna's Roasted Carrots

There are a lot of chefs roasting tiny carrots right now ― in ash or hay, tossed with pickled garlic and brown butter, with…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 63: Challah from Destination Baking Co.

No. 63: Challah from Destination Baking Co.

For the past 10 years, every Friday around 11 a.m. Joe Schuver and his staff begin pulling loaves of challah out of the…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 64: Horseradish-Leek Sauerkraut from Farmhouse Culture

No. 64: Horseradish-Leek Sauerkraut from Farmhouse Culture

Kathryn Lukas, who owned a restaurant in Stuttgart for a spell before moving to Santa Cruz, began selling sauerkraut at a few farmers'…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 65: Sidekick's Chocolate Spritzer

No. 65: Sidekick's Chocolate Spritzer

You could argue that Sidekick was conceived in Paris, a city with a healthy respect for the pure products of pleasure and the people…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 66: Nakaochi (Chicken Neck) at Ippuku

No. 66: Nakaochi (Chicken Neck) at Ippuku

chickens into more subsections than you ever thought possible (breast and knee cartilage warrant their own menu lines). He carefully separates the meat…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 67: Pork Banh Mi at Little Vietnam

No. 67: Pork Banh Mi at Little Vietnam

Times writer gave Tenderloin favorite Saigon Sandwiches some hyperbolic praise. "The space at Saigon Sandwich isn't much to look at," Jordan Michelman wrote, "but…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 68: Prospect's Catcher in the Rye

No. 68: Prospect's Catcher in the Rye

Brooke Arthur's cocktail program at Prospect is exciting for the broad range of drinks she's producing, from the low-alcohol, dry vermouth- and sherry-based aperitif…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 69: Plow's Crispy Potatoes

No. 69: Plow's Crispy Potatoes

Maxine Siu reverse-engineered her side potatoes, based on what she didn't like about every other version in town. "Nobody does good home fries," says…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 70: Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread from Lotta's Bakery

No. 70: Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread from Lotta's Bakery

Small, owlish Earl Darny does American baking like few pastry chefs in San Francisco: flaky, butter-crust pies with fruit he sources from Heart of…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 71: Boudin Noir at Cafe Bastille

No. 71: Boudin Noir at Cafe Bastille

Cafe Bastille may be known more for its location ― on Belden Place, one of the best spots to spend a sunny-day lunch…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie One Month In, Our Favorite Things to Eat and Drink

One Month In, Our Favorite Things to Eat and Drink

It's been a month since we began our daily countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition. Along the way, we'll pause to catch our breath, rounding up the favorites on our…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 72: Sauerbraten at Walzwerk

No. 72: Sauerbraten at Walzwerk

SFoodie has eaten sauerbratens so vinegary we worried that the meat had spoiled. But Walzwerk's sauerbraten, one of the Mission restaurant's best dishes, hits…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 73: Duck Noodle Soup at Hai Ky Mi Gia

No. 73: Duck Noodle Soup at Hai Ky Mi Gia

If you go into Hai Ky Mi Gia expecting bun, you're looking for the wrong thing. The restaurant specializes in Chinese-Vietnamese ― or, to be more specific, Chaozhou/Teochew ― noodle soups. That can mean a clean chicken broth with spindly…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 74: Comstock Saloon's Pisco Punch

No. 74: Comstock Saloon's Pisco Punch

The one issue all cocktail historians can agree on is this: Determining the origin of a drink is imprecise work. Like most things that…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 75: Macau Iced Coffee from Vega/Special Xtra

No. 75: Macau Iced Coffee from Vega/Special Xtra

We love the cold-steeped, chicory-rounded New Orleans iced coffee that Blue Bottle's James Freeman bequeathed to John Quintos, after Quintos and business partner Kirk…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 76: Chicken Pepian at San Miguel

No. 76: Chicken Pepian at San Miguel

@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 77: Cheesecake from Zanze's

No. 77: Cheesecake from Zanze's

In an age of Wonderbread and overwhipped ice cream, Western diners don't prize light, airy textures quite as much as they used to. The…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 78: Meatball Sandwich at Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe

No. 78: Meatball Sandwich at Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe

North Beach's reputation as a Bohemian neighborhood has been on the wane since the 1970s ― SFoodie imagines the neighborhood crankily shaking…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 79: Mexican Hot Chocolate at La Oaxaqueña

No. 79: Mexican Hot Chocolate at La Oaxaqueña

The champurrado here has its fans. It's sweet and hot ― kept that way in an insulated five-gallon coffee server from which you help…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Dining, SFoodie No. 80: Star Stream's Liège-Style Waffle

No. 80: Star Stream's Liège-Style Waffle

Like crème brulée, the Liège-style waffle makes a virtue out of the burning point of sugar. The street snack named for a Belgian city…
@SFoodie  Tags: , , , , , , , ,