Archive for the ‘7×7 100 Things to Try Before You Die’ Category

Item: #52 Coconut Buns, $0.50 each Where: King’s Bakery on Mission St. between 24th and 25th King’s Bakery is a divey Chinese-owned bakery hidden among the throngs of Mexican-owned and operated shops surrounding it. Though it’s Chinese owned, most of its baked goods are traditional Mexican pastries, obviously catering to the local demographic. However, the […]


7×7 Magazine just updated The 2010 Big Eat SF: 100 Things to Try Before You Die list, and at first glance I would say it is better than last year’s. Thankfully, the majority of the must-haves from 2009 stayed on, and a bunch of new must-try’s made the 2010 list. In 2009 I completed 42% […]


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. […]


Item: #46 Chips and Salsa Where: Papalote Mexican Grill Milk and cookies, peanut butter and jelly, Corona and lime, chips and salsa. One can’t exist without the other, and together they create a harmonious union. It’s hard to screw up such a classic pair, and luckily Papalote doesn’t, which is why 7×7 Magazine decided to […]


Item: #80 Apple fritter Where: Bob’s Donuts on Polk between Sacramento & Clay The apple fritter from Bob’s Donuts is your standard apple fritter. It’s pretty big, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, has bits and pieces of apple, and is glazed all over. It looks, feels, smells, and tastes like an apple […]


Update: John Birdsall from SF Weekly’s SFoodie blog chimes in on this piece. Hit the jump to see his thoughts! In this new feature series on Hoodscope, I will be taking a look at 7×7’s infamous list, The Big Eat SF: 100 Things to Try Before You Die. I’ve been tackling this list for quite […]