Archive for the ‘Financial District’ Category

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2010 Update: This year’s Great San Francisco Pillow Fight is on Sunday, February 14th at precisely 6pm in front of the Ferry Building at Justin Herman Plaza on Market and Embarcadero. See you there! The article below is reposted from February 2009. -Gene Valentine’s Day is usually meant to be spent with your honey booboocakes doing […]

Long before Kung Fu Tacos began selling Asian-fusion tacos out of a truck in the Financial District, John from John’s Snack and Deli was serving Korean fusion from an unassuming convenience store in the same ‘hood. At first glance, John’s looks like a tiny market with little more to offer beyond Lotto tickets, gum, and […]

Last night, about 1,200 partiers gathered on the Metreon’s fourth-floor City View terrace to sample food and drink from several San Francisco restaurants and local wineries. The second annual charity event, Dish, was presented by SF Weekly and Park Merced. Partial proceeds benefitted One World Children’s Fund, which supports community-based organizations around the world serving […]

As Tamara Palmer pointed out Wednesday at SFoodie, newly opened Minamoto Kitchoan (648 Market at New Montgomery) specializes in the traditional Japanese sweets known as wagashi, which take on multiple shapes and sizes: animals, fruit, plants, even generic balls of dough. Tamara loved the vanilla cream cookies and yuzu- and white peach-flavored jellies. We swung […]

“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 […]

Yo Yo’s is a little cafe that serves fast, cheap Japanese food to hungry lunch goers in the Financial District. A very popular lunchtime spot to grab a quick meal to go, there is frequently a line outside the door but the couple that own the place run it like a well-oiled machine, serving dozens […]