Every sandwich-loving San Franciscan knows that Saigon Sandwiches, located in the Little Saigon section of the Tenderloin, makes outstanding banh mi. Yet few customers direct their attention toward the display of Vietnamese snacks spread along the counter and stacked in the refrigerator—and that's a real shame, because Saigon Sandwiches has much more to offer than their namesake implies.
Often referred to as "the people's market," the Alemany Farmers' market is the oldest in California and home to a trove of Southeast Asian vegetables and surprise specialties you won't find anywhere else in San Francisco. Prices are low, and the crowd doesn't mess around.
Farmers and food makers from the Bay Area and beyond show off their best produce and specialty items at Saturday's Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco.
SF Chefs celebrated its fifth anniversary as one of the city's favorite food festivals. The 2013 Grand Tasting Tent saw leading local restaurants prove why the Bay Area rocks the culinary world.
Locals and tourists mob San Francisco's historic Ferry Building for awesome food with locavore flare. We're taking a tour with stops at our favorite vendors.
Slow Food San Francisco threw its annual Golden Glass bash to celebrate the connection between the environment, food, and community. Supporters sampled over 70 wines and a bevy of small bites from local hot shot restaurants. Check out the highlights.
Bring a camera and an appetite to San Francisco's far Outer Sunset, where the beachy vibes and top-notch eats are worth the trip.
A tour of the Mission's finest foil-wrapped gutbombs, no carne necessary.
Cinco de Mayo may be a bigger deal in San Francisco than it is in Mexico. On Sunday, we headed over to the third annual Hecho de Mayo at the Ferry Building for tequila and tacos with proceeds going to CUESA and La Cocina. Check out photos from the event!
If you assumed breakfast in the Financial District meant blasé bran muffins and rubbery egg sandwiches, guess again. This neighborhood offers several fabulous spots for fast morning fare that's hearty, creative, and cheap.
Skip Japantown's overpriced restaurants and stick to snacking to find terrific bites all under $10. See the cafes, grocery stores, and supermarkets that made the cut.
If you venture into the pocket of the Tenderloin called "Little Saigon," you'll discover some standout Vietnamese food. We set our budget at $10 per dish and made out with plenty of leftover cash.
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