Archive for August, 2009

Item: #36 Dry-fried chicken wings, $8.00 Where: San Tung, a no-frills casual Chinese restaurant at 11th and Irving St. in the Inner Sunset. The dry-fried chicken wings from San Tung represent everything that is right in this world. Battered and deep fried to perfection, they are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. […]

Last week’s grand re-opening party drew a lot of industry people and press, and we were there to catch all the action. The party was a success with good music, food, and drinks. Limón is now officially open to the public, and it is located at 524 Valencia at 16th St. in the Mission. Check out […]

After a year of remodeling and renovations following a 2008 fire, Limón (524 Valencia at 16th St.) is finally set to open tonight. Last night’s party for industry and media showed off the new space: a bar and open kitchen with a raw seafood bar, and an upstairs loft with another small bar and space […]

“East meets South…of the border,” claims Kung Fu Tacos, a new lunchtime taco truck that couples Asian-inspired flavors with a Latin twist. Kung Fu Tacos offers a menu that features multiple variations, including a vegetarian option, all heaped in fresh-made La Palma tortillas. Kung Fu Tacos starts serving weekdays at around 11:15 a.m., from the […]

With independently owned neighborhood coffee shops going the way of the dodo, students and work-from-home warriors are finding it increasingly difficult to find local cafés to call home. CCSF students and Ingleside residents might have slightly less to worry about than those in other ‘hoods. Java on Ocean has cemented itself as the neighborhood locale […]

Like many people reading this website, Gene was laid off fairly recently.  But instead of being bummed about it and being like, “Those fucking wankers lost the best thing they ever had!!”, he took it with a grain of salt and decided to make the best of it.  Since then he’s been focusing on his […]

City of small eats: We like Gene Miguel. So much we asked the Hoodscope blogger and Examiner Cheap Eats guy to do some posts for us. Miguel has a keen eye for the unspectacularly arresting, like these spicy fries from Java restaurant (or the prosthetic-size burrito he blogged for SFoodie). Not crazy-ass good, probably, nothing that’d ever rate […]