Archive for December, 2009

Posted on December 26th, 2009 by by Jesse

Mercado San Juan, Mexico City

I’ve always found that food is one of the best ways to get to know a new culture.  So, in order as part of an immersion into the culture of Mexico (my first trip to Mexico!) Eli and I headed to the Mexico City’s San Juan Mercado – one of the largest food markets in […]

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Posted on December 11th, 2009 by by Jesse

MSF Offal Night

It felt good to be back at Mission Street Food this week.  In the back, Anthony, Danny and Emma (the core MSF kitchen team) knocked out a stellar offal-tastic meal that featured some of the my favorite plates to ever come out of that Chinese kitchen.   I got the real sense they weren’t just […]

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Posted on December 9th, 2009 by by Jesse

Anchor & Hope

Hiding just off Mission in the SOMA district is Anchor & Hope – an east coast themed sea food restaurant, that aims to make a new englander feel at home out here on the west coast. In addition to their seafood, they have a newly expanded beer selection, both on tap, and in bottles.  Here […]

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Posted on December 4th, 2009 by by Jesse



Posted on December 1st, 2009 by by Jesse

Baker & Banker

I really should start this with a bit of a disclaimer.  I am in no way anything near an impartial reviewer for the new restaurant Baker & Banker.  Far from it – I’ve become friends with the chef/owners behind it, and have helped pick out the beer list (it’s looking gooooood) as well as am […]