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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

What Are These Waxy Things?

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 10:00 AM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer

This is the only thing in town that's coated in wax that we'd totally still eat. Can you name this item and the San Francisco-based food business that sells them? Try your hardest in the comments below.

SFoodie readers are closing in on last week's Mystery Spot, but the exact answer hasn't yet been found. Hop over there and give that a try, too, after you've mastered this one.

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Name That Burrito

Posted By on Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 2:00 PM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer

Here's our current vote for most unusual burrito in town, but what is it exactly? Name the burrito and the food truck that serves it in the comments below, and we'll let you know if you're hot or cold.

Strangely enough, last week's Mystery Spot still remains a question mark -- until you hop over there and crack it, that is.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Whose Specialty Is This?

Posted By on Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM

DOUGLAS ZIMMERMAN
  • Douglas Zimmerman

This dish is the signature offering of the house at this popular San Francisco restaurant. But what is it, and where is it served? Give your best guess a swirl and a twirl in the comments below.

Jeff McFarland figured out that the tagine pictured in last week's Mystery Spot is served at Greens; congratulations, sir!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

What Restaurant Serves This Dish?

Posted By on Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer

For this week's guessing game challenge, we'd like you to name this dish and the San Francisco-based restaurant where this image was stolen (don't worry; we tried to leave the soul intact). Leave your answer in the comments below.

Congratulations to returning champion lhc, who impressed us by figuring out that the house chocolate pictured in last week's Mystery Spot comes from Crepe O Chocolat.

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Monday, November 7, 2011

The Mystery Spot: What Is This Strange Thing?

Posted By on Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 2:20 PM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer

SFoodie readers are remarkable in their abilities to put the correct name to almost any mystery we present, and so this might be one of the most deceptive-looking pieces of food we've served up yet. Can you identify this item -- as well as the SF-based eatery where we shot this photo? Please offer your best guess in the comments below.

Last week's Mystery Spot was quickly and easily solved by Melissa Chung, and today we offer her a virtual high five in celebration.

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Guess That Sandwich

Posted By on Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 9:40 AM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer

Today, we offer some toasty goodness to contemplate. But what is it, exactly? Please leave the specific (rather than general) name for this sandwich as well as the San Francisco eatery where this image was captured in the comments below. Good luck and start guessing!

Congratulations to Coop, who correctly pinpointed the giant white beans pictured in last week's Mystery Spot as the dish served at Kokkari.

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Who Offers This Dish?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:30 AM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
This appetizer is a big hit at a popular San Francisco restaurant, but what is it? If you can name the dish as well as the specific restaurant where this frame was frozen, please leave your best guesses in the comments section, and we'll let you know if you're hot or cold. Congratulations to SFoodie reader Emily, who had no trouble figuring out that last week's Mystery Spot was a view inside the La Victoria pastry case.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Name That Pastry Case

Posted By on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
There are dozens of pastry cases across San Francisco, but few have as many instances of pink as this one does. Name that pastry case! Leave your guesses in the comments below. Congratulations to SFoodie reader lhc, a returning champion, for correctly identifying the takoyaki in last week's Mystery Spot as the kind served at Na Ya Dessert House.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Who Makes This Messy Delight?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 2:14 PM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
This bite of gooey heaven, once an exotic import, is now served in several places across San Francisco. But can you name this snack as well as the SF-based restaurant where SFoodie snapped this pic? Give it a guess in the comments below. Meanwhile, in a rare occurrence, last week's Mystery Spot has yet to be identified, so give that a try as well.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Who Makes This Meal?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 1:58 PM

TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
Climb up to the counter here and watch this dish being prepared. But what is it, and where is it served? Try to name this dish as well as the SF-based spot where SFoodie froze this frame in the comments below. Congratulations to Ashley P., who figured out that the seasonal botana pictured in last week's Mystery Spot belongs to Tres.

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