san francisco

fortune cookies

San Francisco's Last Handmade Fortune Cookie Factory Is in Danger

The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company's rent has gone from $1,400 to $6,000 in the past three years.
Bettina Makalintal
3.13.19
beer

Employees at Craft Brewer Anchor Brewing Company Move to Unionize

San Francisco’s high cost of living is making it increasingly difficult for workers at California’s oldest brewery to stay in the city.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
christmas

SantaCon Attendees Violently Trash Restaurant in San Francisco

Elsewhere in the city, seven more Santas were arrested for public drunkenness.
Bettina Makalintal
12.11.18
Festivals

‘50 Shades of Charcoal’ Is the Food Festival We Definitely Didn’t Ask For

Who doesn’t love a good “house-made charcoal sangria?”
Ian Burke
7.17.18
Restaurants

San Francisco's Besharam Serves Up Desi Nostalgia for Immigrant Kids

Chef Heena Patel masterfully created a space where young people of color can find community, rebellion, and the food that tastes like home.
Ikya Kandula
7.10.18
Popcorn

What Happened to the Bay Area's Beloved Pink Popcorn?

How a favored nostalgic treat with a cult-like following met its untimely demise.
Meaghan Clark Tiernan
7.9.18
san francisco

WATCH: Unbelievably Petty Man Calls Cops on Dude Eating Burrito on BART Train

This might be a new low in snitching.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.29.18
san francisco

27 of the Coolest Restaurants and Bars in San Francisco

Whether you want world-class fine dining, incredible dim sum, fresh-outta-the-ocean sushi, a strong rum drink served out of a whole pineapple, or just views that will take your breath away, SF is paradise.
Munchies Staff
2.8.18
Music

FUEL: The Riff Raff Weight Gain Diet

We follow Riff Raff on his quest to become 240 pounds of pure muscle, as he plows through seafood, sips on giant frappuccinos, and "slangs slices" of pizza to his fans.
Riff Raff
1.1.18
san francisco

The Freaky, Fabulous Story of Marlena's, San Francisco's Santa-Studded Drag Bar

Marlena’s may be gone, but everyone has a story to tell about the most Christmassy drag bar—or draggiest Christmas bar—there ever was.
Mayukh Sen
12.19.17
Tacos

How-To: Make Carne Asada with Taqueria La Cumbre

Eddie Duran of San Francisco's Taqueria La Cumbre explains the secrets behind perfectly grilled carne asada, which he sears and then serenades with a guitar.
Eddie Duran
11.12.17
Burritos

My Fried Chicken Burrito Came to Me in a Dream

I realized how dream imprints can be an inspiration for a chef. It’s almost like I’m working in my sleep.
Wes Rowe
9.25.17
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