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Friday, August 5, 2011

This Week in Food Bloggery

Posted By on Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 5:30 PM

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Highlights from the blog this week:

1. Caroline Chen discovers that huge numbers of San Francisco restaurant staffers are working illegally. The San Francisco Health Code declares no one with a venereal disease -- or bubonic plague, for that matter -- should be allowed to work in a restaurant. Somehow, we think this law isn't enforced often.

2. This week's top five: SFoodie's favorite hot dogs in San Francisco. Missing from the list: We couldn't get in to AT&T Park in time to verify that our favorite ballpark frank, at the Hebrew National stand, was still there. Giants fans?

3. Laura Beck discovers that ladies are a special group of people worthy of their own lady gin. Also, that she loves the floral taste of lady gin. SFoodie wants to know: Is Bloom strong enough for a man, even though it's made for a woman?

4. W. Blake Gray attends the preview dinner for the SF Street Food Festival and falls for Azalina Eusope's Penang Curry Bomb, which she has concocted for the Aug. 20 event. It's a combination of a roti canai and a slider, with a buzzy heat and blueberries (!).

5. New truck alert: The intrepid Luis Chong chats up the owner of Smokin' Warehouse BBQ in the Bayview and learns he's fitting up a truck to bring his cue to the northern reaches of San Francisco.

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