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Best Place to Stand in Awe of the Glory of Malt, Water, Yeast, and Hops

A lot of stores in San Francisco sell beer, but then, a lot of stores sell condoms and toilet paper, too. City Beer Store is the place to go if you want a retailer that revels in beer, that really…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer Event Roundup: Holiday Brews at The Trappist and Special Sours at City Beer Store

Beer Event Roundup: Holiday Brews at The Trappist and Special Sours at City Beer Store

Having trouble feeling your fingertips the last week? Yep, us too. You've likely been sipping on tea, cocoa, and hot cider in a survival-based effort to warm up your extremities. Allow us to suggest another route ... one that warms…
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Dining, SFoodie The Rare Barrel Serves Up Sour Beers This Weekend

The Rare Barrel Serves Up Sour Beers This Weekend

Back in April we introduced you to The Rare Barrel, the Bay Area's newest purveyor of puckering brews. We know that you've been patiently salivating in anticipation of the brewery's sour creations, and this week you'll have your first shot…
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Dining, SFoodie Rip Current Brewing Makes Its S.F. Debut

Rip Current Brewing Makes Its S.F. Debut

At the end of the day, all craft breweries have homebrewers at the helm. Brewers don't just spring fully-formed from professional brewing programs; they typically spend years honing their craft in the garage before deciding to "go pro." That being…
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Dining, SFoodie City Beer Store Celebrates 7 Years

City Beer Store Celebrates 7 Years

Between Bay to Breakers and Maker Faire, there's a lot going on this weekend. For those of you with a child-like sense of whimsy but a distaste for huge crowds, there's a 7-year old's birthday party that we think you'll…
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Dining, SFoodie SF Beer Week: Tuesday Event Roundup

SF Beer Week: Tuesday Event Roundup

If it hasn't become obvious already, SF Beer Week isn't simply a celebration of San Francisco beer, or even Bay Area beer in general. While the calendar surely has a local focus (and rightly so), many breweries from throughout California,…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer of the Week: The Bruery Five Golden Rings

Beer of the Week: The Bruery Five Golden Rings

Last week we featured a beer that was ten years in the making. The epic conclusion to an ambitious project, the brewery had released a new brew every year for a decade, each with a unifying storyline that tied the…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer of the Week: Stone Vertical Epic 12.12.12.

Beer of the Week: Stone Vertical Epic 12.12.12.

Among the phrases you've never heard uttered, you can probably add "it ages like a fine beer." Perhaps there's good reason for that -- the majority of brews are best consumed fresh. That being said, a large chunk of the…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer of the Week: Heretic Torment

Beer of the Week: Heretic Torment

For some reason, we have Belgium on the mind this month. Perhaps it's the celebration of Belgian brews happening right this minute at Magnolia and 21A. Or, maybe it's the lovely, locally brewed Belgian-style Golden Ale that we encountered a…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer of the Week: Ballast Point's Spicy Indra Kunindra

Beer of the Week: Ballast Point's Spicy Indra Kunindra

We're not gonna sugarcoat this -- you might not like this brew. On the other hand, this might be one of the most unique, exciting beers you've ever tasted. Interested in a beverage that unmistakably smacks of Indian and…
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Dining, SFoodie Beer of the Week: Cascade Figaro Sour Ale

Beer of the Week: Cascade Figaro Sour Ale

Last summer, City Beer Store celebrated its 5th anniversary with a handful of beers made specially for the event. One of the brews, Cascade Figaro, made a brief appearance on tap before retreating from sight. One year later, the barrels…
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Dining, SFoodie New Guidebook Unearths NorCal's Brewing Riches

New Guidebook Unearths NorCal's Brewing Riches

Your mornings probably look something like this: Wake up, guzzle coffee, ignore dozens of emails, and spend two hours scouring the internet for the latest craft beer news updates. If only you knew a local brew enthusiast willing to visit…
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Dining, SFoodie City Beer Store Celebrates Six Years

City Beer Store Celebrates Six Years

Fun fact: The platypus is the official mascot of SOMA's City Beer Store. We remember from third grade that these creatures have duck bills, beaver tails, and the feet of otters. Perhaps this creature is an apt metaphor for a…
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Dining, SFoodie SF Beer Week: The Last Hurrah

SF Beer Week: The Last Hurrah

Sometimes, a vacation can make you feel like you need a vacation. SF Beer Week is no exception. After a solid week of carousing, it's easy to get burned out. On Saturday, take it down a notch and settle into…
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Dining, SFoodie Planning for SF Beer Week Day 6: Gypsies and Nostalgia

Planning for SF Beer Week Day 6: Gypsies and Nostalgia

SF Beer Week is officially half way over. By this point, you've become something of a gypsy yourself: a beer nomad who wanders between tastings and beer dinners, you haven't changed your clothes, shaved or showered in five days. You've…
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Dining, SFoodie City Beer Store's Got More, Show Dogs' New Charcutier, and Alioto-Lazio Fish Co.'s Return

City Beer Store's Got More, Show Dogs' New Charcutier, and Alioto-Lazio Fish Co.'s Return

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Bottoms up in SOMA: City Beer Store's expansion is complete. Urban Daddy shares that the new private tasting room (complete with two-way mirrors)…
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Dining, SFoodie Chef-Crushing on London, Discovering Anda Piroshki: This Week in Food Bloggery

Chef-Crushing on London, Discovering Anda Piroshki: This Week in Food Bloggery

Highlights from the blog this week:1. Laura Beck eats at Ubuntu, faints, then interviews chef Aaron London as soon as she recovers. London reveals that he does indeed work 100 hours a week and strives to make every part…
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Dining, SFoodie City Beer Store Celebrates Five Boozy Years

City Beer Store Celebrates Five Boozy Years

With the proliferation of local beer bars, gastropubs, and grassroots brewing operations, it's easy to forget how much our beery landscape has changed in five short years. There was no SF Beer Week. People didn't line up at the crack…
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Dining, SFoodie Meet the Bloggers: Jason Henry

Meet the Bloggers: Jason Henry

You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Jason Henry Blogs about: beer Jason…
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Dining, SFoodie Maza Restaurant Opens, City Beer Store Expands Space

Maza Restaurant Opens, City Beer Store Expands Space

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. There's a new Pakistani-Indian restaurant in North Beach. Inside Scoop reports Maza Restaurant opened its doors earlier this week in the old Pasta…
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