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Dining, SFoodie Odang Is the Only Maker of Fresh Udon in the U.S.

Odang Is the Only Maker of Fresh Udon in the U.S.

Ben Falik is strongly pro-gluten. "Our noodles are high in gluten, so they have a lot of bounce and chew," he says. "We're the anti-soba." Falik is the co-founder of Odang Udon, a brand that's the only maker of fresh…
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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Six: CUESA's December Pop-Up Farmers Market, A Wine Pyramid Scheme in Berkeley

Tuesday Six: CUESA's December Pop-Up Farmers Market, A Wine Pyramid Scheme in Berkeley

Wildcraft Espresso Bar Opens in the Castro The…
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Dining, SFoodie Monday Seven: Starline Social Club Goes Burmese

Monday Seven: Starline Social Club Goes Burmese

Plus a North Beach deli returns, "monster ramen" in the Richmond, a prominent conservative tweets something really dumb and racist about a day that will live on in infamy, and an interview with one half of Ben & Jerry's.…
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Dining, SFoodie Ramen Throwdown: Nippon Gochiso Select Vs. Top Ramen

Ramen Throwdown: Nippon Gochiso Select Vs. Top Ramen

Late last month, Nippon Gochiso Select (NGS) — a line of 40 premium artisanal Japanese products — broke into the Bay Area, inspiring a 10-hands pop-up dinner at Nico's in San Francisco, debuting on the menus of Craftsman and Wolves,…
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Dining, SFoodie The Spice Jar, a Pan-Asian Noodle House, Opens on a Trouble Corner in the Mission

The Spice Jar, a Pan-Asian Noodle House, Opens on a Trouble Corner in the Mission

Not to land one last oblique punch on a place that sustained its fair share, but when Local’s Corner shuttered last fall, it came after angry neighbors all but burned the place to the ground. Sensitivity to Mission gentrification…
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Dining, SFoodie Hour-Long Lines and Happy Bellies at Orenchi Beyond on Valencia

Hour-Long Lines and Happy Bellies at Orenchi Beyond on Valencia

Aside from the fact that it’s from Santa Clara and it’s famous, the first thing one ought to own about the new Orenchi Beyond is that the lines are long. Not atrociously long as at the godforsaken festival in…
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Dining, SFoodie Get Ready to Ramen in San Jose This Weekend

Get Ready to Ramen in San Jose This Weekend

Tour the world of ramen over the next two weekends at the San Jose Convention Center, which will host the international Ramen Yokocho festival. Bowls will be available from a dozen ramen restaurants around the world, showcasing styles from tonkotso…
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Dining, SFoodie Veggie Ramen Exists and Thrives at Goku

Veggie Ramen Exists and Thrives at Goku

Reveling in its usual intense salty pork broth, the concept of ramen seems decidedly non-vegetarian. But of the many competitors in the city, the Mission’s Ramen Izakaya Goku serves a veggie miso potage ramen ($10) that is one of San…
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Dining, SFoodie Michael Mina’s Ramen Bar is Genuinely Awe-Inspiring

Michael Mina’s Ramen Bar is Genuinely Awe-Inspiring

Oakland has the Ramen Shop, and now San Francisco has The Ramen Bar. Michael Mina’s newest endeavor, approximately a block and a half from his eponymous flagship, is a genuine ballet of working parts. Built to handle the intense lunchtime…
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Dining, SFoodie Drink of the Week: Old Golden at Ramen Shop

Drink of the Week: Old Golden at Ramen Shop

When I visited Ramen Shop last year, I was impressed: straight out of the gate and without any official bar manager, this restaurant was producing some fantastic drinks. Now that Chris Lane is at the helm, the drinks are…
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Dining, SFoodie Pop-Up Planner, Nov. 20-26: Soup Night, Wafflesgiving Brunch, Duck Ramen and Foie Gras

Pop-Up Planner, Nov. 20-26: Soup Night, Wafflesgiving Brunch, Duck Ramen and Foie Gras

This week's guide to SF's best pop-ups and temporary restaurants. Bicycle Banh Mi When: Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Haus The Rundown: With all the pho options in the city, we're sure the city has room for another…
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Dining, SFoodie Food Truck Bite of the Week: The Wise Bowl and the Fool

Food Truck Bite of the Week: The Wise Bowl and the Fool

Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Hapa Ramen and Wise Sons Deli The Cuisine: Food Truck Mash-up Specialty Items: Seasonally influenced ramen (Hapa Ramen) and…
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Dining, SFoodie Crispy Fried Pig Ears and a Transcendent Pork Trip at Nombe

Crispy Fried Pig Ears and a Transcendent Pork Trip at Nombe

Can you make a culinary silk purse out of a sow's ear? (Or how I try to force in as many ear references as possible in a post.) Only a few weeks ago, Nombe, the Japanese izakaya near the corner…
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Dining, SFoodie Japanese Import Men Oh Opens Second U.S. Location in San Francisco

Japanese Import Men Oh Opens Second U.S. Location in San Francisco

Men Oh Tokushima Ramen has been softly open since July 20 and had an official grand opening the weekend before last. It's the second American location of a Japanese-based ramen restaurant; the first thrives in Union City in the East…
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Dining, SFoodie Butter Ramen Is a Real Thing: A Japan Center Find

Butter Ramen Is a Real Thing: A Japan Center Find

On a recent late evening in Japan Center, we ducked into one of the only still-open restaurants, Sapporo-Ya, for a healthy bowl of ramen. That plan was quickly foiled once we noticed an option called butter ramen, which should no…
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Dining, SFoodie Hey, Ramen Lovers: Semi-Secret Ramen Pop-Up Hits Half Moon Bay on Tuesday

Hey, Ramen Lovers: Semi-Secret Ramen Pop-Up Hits Half Moon Bay on Tuesday

What: Ramen Night pop up in Half Moon Bay Where: Flavor Restaurant, 10151 Cabrillo Hwy, El Granada, CA 94019 When: Tue. March 13, 4:30-10 p.m. Cost: $24 for 3 courses, appetizer + choice of ramen + dessert The rundown:…
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Dining, SFoodie Ken Ken Ramen's First Mission Night Market

Ken Ken Ramen's First Mission Night Market

What: Ken Ken's First Mission Night Market Where: 3376 18th Street (next to Ken Ken Ramen) When: Thu.-Sat. March 8-10, 6-11 p.m. or later Cost: Free The rundown: For three consecutive nights Ken Ken Ramen will be hosting an evening…
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Dining, SFoodie Hot Food for Cold Nights: Ken Ken Ramen's Delightful Vegan Ramen

Hot Food for Cold Nights: Ken Ken Ramen's Delightful Vegan Ramen

Ramen has come up on the culinary scene more and more lately, and worldly food-loving San Franciscans couldn't be more happy about it. Don't believe me? Check out expert ramen aficionado Luis Chong's Ramen Week right here on SFoodie. We're…
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Dining, SFoodie Nombe's New Lunch Special: Beef Ramen

Nombe's New Lunch Special: Beef Ramen

Last week, Nombe Restaurant added lunch service, featuring a unique beef ramen from their new chef Noriyuki Sugie. This ramen is also the star of Nombe's Dine About Town lunch offer -- beef ramen, mini donburi and choice of…
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Dining, SFoodie Ramen Parlor Adds to San Mateo's Ramen Empire

Ramen Parlor Adds to San Mateo's Ramen Empire

While the city's ramen culture is just beginning to flourish, San Mateo's ramen scene is leaping ahead with a modern variant of ramen. One-month old Ramen Parlor is the latest ramen venture from chef-owner Kazunori Kobayashi, whose San Mateo ramen…
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