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Mary Rose

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It's a Treat to Eat at StrEat Food Park!

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2012 | 11:20 AM

My summer journalism students decided they would like to try their hand at food writing. In attempting to pick a place to eat, one of them sighed wistfully, "I wish there were somewhere with a bunch of food trucks all together in one location."...
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Our Daily Bread... Learning to Earn

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2012 | 4:40 PM

The excesses of the holidays, the Super Bowl, and, for me at least, Oscar Night, are now past, and hopefully we're all able to fit back into our jeans again. Food is definitely transformative, but not just to our waistbands.

Some Bay Area organizations have taken on the mission of...

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Keep On Trucking!

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2011 | 11:55 AM

Got to take a couple bites out of the Big Apple recently and it's always a pleasure to taste something new or revisit old standards. New York, to me, is our culinary godmother and I love going back to our roots.

Food trucks are as popular there as here, with...

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Field of Beans

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 4:32 PM

Does San Francisco really need another coffeehouse? In the case of Caffe Pascucci right across the street from AT&T Park, the answer is yes.

Eschewing North Beach funkiness for sleek, modern dolce vita style, this Italian import offers a wide variety of coffee drinks, plus pastries and sandwiches. But...

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Melting Pot Musings

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 2:56 PM

Meandering through La Cocina's Street Food Festival on Folsom Street recently reminded me why I love San Francisco so much.

We are home to one of the most ethnically and economically diverse populations in the world. And, of course, our foods and menus reflect this... often taking...

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Ripe for the Picking

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2011 | 7:38 PM

You can't peruse a food magazine these days without coming across an article touting the benefits of regionally grown food and the locavore movement. Summer is the season for fresh fruit and farmers markets are crowded with shoppers in pursuit of flavorful, ripe bounty.

But to get really close...

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Hot Diggity Dog!

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2011 | 12:00 PM

It's baseball season and nothing beats a good hot dog. The best frank in town for my money is not at AT&T Park, but nearby at South Park (between 2nd and 3rd Streets). As unlikely as it seems, the Butler & the Chef Bistro, known for its French brunch and...

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