07 Nov 2011

Ike's Place SF State opening delayed again

By this semester, many students thought they’d be able to get their “dirty sauce”-smeared sandwiches from the SF State location of Ike’s Place. The sandwich shop, named after founder Ike

30 Oct 2011

Forkin' Frisco: The Sunset District's hidden gems

Forkin’ Sunset When you think of the Sunset neighborhood, images that come to mind are likely of a quiet suburban neighborhood filled with fog and ample parking. Because of its

23 Oct 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Dining on Haight Street

  Forkin’ Haight Street For many, Haight Street might conjure up images of hippies with flowers stuck into their long hair, but the truth is that this street runs through

18 Oct 2011

Forkin' Frisco: A guide to San Francisco street food

Forkin’ the streets Street food has never been more popular in San Francisco and beyond. Mobile chefs working out of everything from repurposed taco trucks to improvised carts have changed

04 Oct 2011

Stonestown farmers market brings fresh food to Lakeshore

Sunday morning the Stonestown Galleria looks like it does most days. Cars make their way through the parking lot and teenagers saunter along with shopping bags as Muni trains rumble

03 Oct 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Culinary contrasts South of Market

Forkin’ SoMa The South Of Market district, otherwise known as SoMa, is a neighborhood of contrasts. It experienced a fair amount of growth during the height of the tech boom

28 Sep 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Enjoying variety in Hayes Valley

Forkin’ Hayes Hayes Valley has become a destination neighborhood in the last few years for those with some cash to burn. The streets are lined with upscale boutiques and manicured

20 Sep 2011

Eos: Setting the standard for Asian fusion for an upscale night out

Eating the food provided on campus for days on end is all well and good, but at the end of the week most students are probably a little tired of

05 Sep 2011

Tuk Tuk Thai: a touch-and-go option for campus eats

After a couple of semesters avoiding the steam tables and can-liberated food in the cafeteria, it became apparent that I couldn’t embargo campus food forever. It was about that time

05 Sep 2011

Jessie's Hot House evicted from Cesar Chavez Student Center

Students returning to campus with hopes of mac and cheese and fried chicken will have to settle for a lunch with a little less soul after the closing of Jessie’s

24 Aug 2011

Ike's Place coming to SF State this fall, finally

For students who are craving the sweet and tangy flavor of the “We’re JUST Friends” or the savory taste of the “Ménage à Trois”, the dream of Ike’s Place finally

18 May 2011

Delicious dining options post-graduation

For those students looking to celebrate after graduation with a delicious meal on their parents’ dime, Xpress has compiled this list of San Francisco eateries. Boulevard– A San Francisco staple

16 May 2011

Balompié Cafe in Mission serves up honest Salvadoran food

In the day of dining gimmicks and overly-complicated dishes, Balompié Café reminds restaurant-goers in the Mission district that good food shouldn’t have to pretend to be good food. Tucked away

08 Feb 2011

Bottom of the Hill hosts third annual Heavy Metal Chili Cook-off and Stuporbowl Party

Nothing says Super Bowl Sunday like eating a bowl full of cow heart chili while surrounded by people yelling for their favorite football team in a blur of gold, green

08 Feb 2011

Restaurant Review: French soul food spices up Civic Center

Soul food is neither fancy nor utterly complex. It’s not cooked with utmost precision, nor is it commonly made under perfect conditions with the finest and rarest ingredients. And frankly,