As someone who grew up in San Francisco, lived in Los Angeles, and who has explored the taco trails of California and Mexico, I thought I had tasted the pinnacle of taco perfection. Little did I know, my taco journey had merely scratched the surface. What I once considered the peak of taco excellence was, in reality, just the realm of good and great. It took a fateful business trip to CDMX to shatter my taco illusions and introduce me to an entirely new level of taco brilliance.
The city of Concord has a challenge for you: Hit up as many taco shops as you can in 30 days and win swag (and likely a few pounds). The Concord Taco Trail Challenge will be in full swing between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15 with ‘passport’ sign ups starting
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,
This website’s obsession with tacos is well-documented, from the time we rented a car just to buy tacos, to the time we ate at every Taco Bell in San Francisco, to the time we made tacos out of croissants. But we’re going give you, our readers, first dibs on a
You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years
Ah Temescal, arguably the best neighborhood in Oakland to eat and drink in for well over a hundred years. From the 1890’s to the 1960’s Temescal was known as the East Bay’s Little Italy. Italian delis, gardens, restaurants, and even an opera house once dominated 51st St. In the 1940’s a
Mixing Culture in the Kitchen: Language can be a dividing factor in a restaurant. In the kitchen Spanish is commonly spoken, while in the front of the house English dominates. In San Francisco, restaurants are employing a special language teacher for their staff, to help bridge the gap.
Screw the played out stuff, here is what you really want to do in San Francisco
We’ve had a lot of these nights as of late, where warm days unfold into breezy, not-quite cold nights, the familiar summertime fog scattering to the burning plains in the east. My button-down is wet down my back and under my arms with the usual accompanying fragrance as I hustle