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Dining, SFoodie Sunnyside Chinese Restaurant Caught Slamming Meat On The Sidewalk

Sunnyside Chinese Restaurant Caught Slamming Meat On The Sidewalk

If you have trouble keeping your Thanksgiving turkey tender, we recommend putting in an overnight brine. Out of fridge space? Well, if in a pinch, why not try the sidewalk method: slam down your half-frozen bird on the sidewalk…
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Dining, SFoodie "A Tiny Hamster Thanksgiving" Is Everything You Want It To Be

"A Tiny Hamster Thanksgiving" Is Everything You Want It To Be

Between the tiny hamster eating a burrito and the tiny hamster bartender, it's been a great few months for tiny hamsters. Now the answer to your holiday prayers: "A Tiny Hamster Thanksgiving." Enjoy. I've already watched it three times this morning.…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch John Oliver Take on the Sugar Industry

Watch John Oliver Take on the Sugar Industry

Last night on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on the sugar industry. Specifically, the 75 pounds of sugar the average American eats in a year, and the steps that the FDA is taking to curtail that consumption. As…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch 7 Fast Food Burgers Decompose in This Important Video Investigation

Watch 7 Fast Food Burgers Decompose in This Important Video Investigation

How fast do burgers age? is the question only the mavericks at Buzzfeed had the guts to ask, and answer. They took seven cheeseburgers — McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Carl's Jr., Jack in the Box, In n Out, and Umami…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch the Trailer for <em>Soul of a Banquet</em>, the Cecilia Chang Documentary

Watch the Trailer for Soul of a Banquet, the Cecilia Chang Documentary

Chef and cookbook author Cecilia Chang is one of the Bay Area's culinary legends, a woman who helmed her influential Chinatown restaurant The Mandarin for 30 years before selling it in 1991. She's often called the "matriarch of modern…
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Dining, SFoodie Celebrate the Return of <em>Twin Peaks</em> With This Pie and Coffee Supercut

Celebrate the Return of Twin Peaks With This Pie and Coffee Supercut

In honor of the news that Twin Peaks is making a comeback on Showtime in 2016, watch this supercut of all of the pie and coffee references in the series. Unsurprisingly, most of them come from the show's dedicated coffee…
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Dining, SFoodie Five Comfort Food Videos to Make You Hungry

Five Comfort Food Videos to Make You Hungry

Have you read this week's Food Issue yet? It's all about comfort food — the dishes we reach for when we're feeling down, and why they make us feel better — and on the blog we've been examining favorite comfort…
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Dining, SFoodie San Francisco Shares its Favorite Comfort Foods in This Video for our Food Issue

San Francisco Shares its Favorite Comfort Foods in This Video for our Food Issue

For this year's Food Issue, which hits the streets Wednesday, we decided to explore the meaning of comfort food. You'll find essays by nine local writers about Bay Area dishes that helped them through hard times, bad days, hangovers,…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch This Sweet Video of Candy-Making at Papabubble SF

Watch This Sweet Video of Candy-Making at Papabubble SF

If you haven't made it to Hayes Valley's newest candy store, Papabubble yet, you're missing out on a wondrous world of confections. See, much like Willy Wonka's famous factory, the mini-chain makes its intricate candies in-store, and it is quite…
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Dining, SFoodie Go Back to School With a Yale Professor's Lecture on the History of Celebrity Chefs

Go Back to School With a Yale Professor's Lecture on the History of Celebrity Chefs

Do you like interesting things? Then you will probably like this 20ish-minute lecture from Yale history professor Paul Freedman all about the history of celebrity chefs from the ancient Greeks to royal chefs to Alice Waters. Eater dug up this talk…
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Dining, SFoodie New Staten Island Restaurant Trailer Sets Standard for All to Be Judged By

New Staten Island Restaurant Trailer Sets Standard for All to Be Judged By

Good morning! How's your day going? Could be a little better, right? The Internet has provided just the thing to put a little more spring in your step. Eater uncovered the apparent restaurant trailer for a new Staten Island…
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Watch a Bunch of S.F. Chefs Do the Ice Bucket Challenge

Have you seen enough videos of the ice bucket challenge yet? No? Here are 12 S.F. chefs pouring cold water over themselves in a community garden, via Eater SF. The event was organized by Bill Corbett, exec pastry chef…
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Dining, SFoodie Coffee Break: Watch Four Dudes Make Music With An Espresso Machine

Coffee Break: Watch Four Dudes Make Music With An Espresso Machine

Here's a fun "music video" featuring a bunch of jumpsuit-clad warehouse workers (?) making sweet sounds as they assemble a shiny red espresso machine. The video was made by espresso machine manufacturer Sanremo UK in conjunction with The Media Workshop,…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch the Trailer For <em>Tasting Menu,</em> A New Foodie Rom-Com From Spain

Watch the Trailer For Tasting Menu, A New Foodie Rom-Com From Spain

Well, the new Spanish flick Tasting Menu has come up with a brilliant plot for a food-themed rom-com. It's the last night at El Bulli-like restaurant Chakula, the "best restaurant in the world," and an attractive couple have a table…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch The Zoo's Adorable Baby Tiger Cub Eat Her First Solid Food

Watch The Zoo's Adorable Baby Tiger Cub Eat Her First Solid Food

It's Friday! This week was better than last week! What better way to celebrate/pass the time to beer o'clock than by watching a video of the most adorable tiger cub on earth eating her first solid food? (That is a…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch State Bird Provisions' Stuart Brioza Fry a Whole Quail

Watch State Bird Provisions' Stuart Brioza Fry a Whole Quail

Chef of the moment Stuart Brioza stopped in to the Bon Appetit offices recently and showed them the secret to the restaurant's signature deep-fried quail (CA's state bird, in case you've been living under a rock for the past year…
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Dining, SFoodie See What $5 Buys You In Bananas, Coffee, Beer, And Other Foods Around the World

See What $5 Buys You In Bananas, Coffee, Beer, And Other Foods Around the World

A few weeks ago we told you about Buzzfeed's video illustrating what 2,000 calories looks like in everything from bagels to bacon. They've followed it with a video showing what five American dollars will buy you in various foods around…
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Dining, SFoodie Watch What Happens When You Instagram Someone Else's Food

Watch What Happens When You Instagram Someone Else's Food

Yeah yeah, we know that Instagramming food is just the worst thing and making fun of it has already been done to death (remember last year's "Eat It, Don't Tweet It" video?). But what happens when you try to Instagram…
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Dining, SFoodie Best Sandwiches in the Movies: Don't Forget The Tiny Bread in <em>Spinal Tap</em>

Best Sandwiches in the Movies: Don't Forget The Tiny Bread in Spinal Tap

We very much enjoyed Bon Appetit's all-sandwich-all-the-time coverage last week for Sandwich Week, but had a few quibbles with their list of the 13 best sandwiches on film. Mainly because they missed one of our all-time sandwich scenes: The tiny…
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Dining, SFoodie What 2,000 Calories Look Like in Foods You Eat Every Day

What 2,000 Calories Look Like in Foods You Eat Every Day

Just in case you were wondering what 2,000 calories of everyday foods looks like stacked up, the evil geniuses at Buzzfeed have come up with a video showing it. What's interesting: the number of bagels vs. doughnuts that add…
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