Golden Gate Xpress

Forkin' Frisco: The long-standing culinary culture of Japantown

Matt Maxion

February 14, 2012

Though it only consists of six square blocks, Japantown packs in a bevy of pan-Asian cuisine offerings. Its nuanced food scene reflects a deeply embedded culture that's influenced by its ever-changing demographic. Even through countless makeovers over the years, Japantown's cultural and culinary identity still rema...

Forkin' Frisco: Diversity on display in Western Addition eateries

Matt Maxion

February 6, 2012

What’s arguably one of the city’s most demographically mixed neighborhoods, the Western Addition has become a go-to spot for its food and nightlife. From the jazz-influenced history of the Fillmore to the changing culture of Divisadero Street, Western Addition has morphed itself into a culinary haven boasting...

Forkin' Frisco: Distinctive dining in Bayview-Hunters Point

Matt Maxion

January 31, 2012

This district’s high rates of poverty and crime often overshadow its largely underrated food scene. Nevertheless, the Bayview-Hunters Point District contains a food oasis of distinct, homey soul food that's hard to find anywhere else, if you just know the places to look for. SWEET TOOTH Queen’s Louisiana Po-B...

Forkin' Frisco: Dining judgement-free in the Marina

KC Crowell

January 11, 2012

Forkin' Marina Most neighborhoods in San Francisco get a bad reputation because of crime, dirt or some other perceived malaise. However, bizarrely, the Marina seems to raise an eyebrow for the polar opposite reason. Most people scoff at the perceived affluence and snobbery that is ...

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