Archive for April, 2010

Posted on April 30th, 2010 by by Jesse

Out The Door Brunch

Right now, I’d rate the brunch that Chef Gracie Nguyen (Along with Tim and the rest of her staff!) puts out at Out The Door on Bush St as one of my favorite brunches in the city.  It has just the right balance of savory and sweet, east and west, with perhaps the best beignets in […]

Posted on April 26th, 2010 by by Jesse

Anchor Brewing Sold

  Anchor Brewing has been sold by Fritz Maytag.  The details are still emerging, and rumors are swirling regarding who the buyer is, but it looks like one of America’s oldest breweries is going to be under new management.  Based on what I’ve heard, I’m convinced enough to put this post up. I just hope […]


Posted on April 21st, 2010 by by Jesse

Rich Higgins @ Social Kitchen + Brewery

  Since he’s sitting around waiting for the ABC to approve their brewing license, it gives Social Kitchen + Brewery Brewmaster Rich Higgins a few extra minutes to talk shop about his new beers.  He’s very, very excited about these brews, and working hard to create a unique brewing point of view that is a […]

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Posted on April 16th, 2010 by by Jesse

Goose Island @ Monk’s Kettle

I’ve been a big fan of Goose Island Brewing for a while now, and am excited to report that they’re starting to widely distribute in the SF Bay area.   To celebrate an influx of Chicago brewed Belgian ales, Goose Island and Monk’s Kettle teamed up for launch party, with a selection of treats from […]

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Posted on April 13th, 2010 by by Jesse

Beer Revolution

Beer Revolution is a new craft beer bar in Oakland.  Started by husband and wife team Fraggle and Rebecca, they aim to create a fun space for craft beer aficionados and newbies alike.  Like City Beer Store in SF, Beer Revolution which takes advantage of a “tavern license,” which means they can sell you bottles […]

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Posted on April 8th, 2010 by by Jesse

Anchor Brewery Tour

In between courses at the Anchor & Sierra Nevada Dinner, I was able to sneak off and take a few pictures amongst the copper brew kettles. I’ve never seen a brewery as immaculately maintained as Anchor.  Enjoy this private photo tour:

Posted on April 7th, 2010 by by Jesse

Anchor & Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner

Dinner at the historic Anchor Brewery, hosted by Fritz Maytag and Ken Grossman of Sierra Neveda?  Sign me up!  The mind boggles at such a coming together of minds and brewing talents. The dinner was in honor of the launch of Fritz & Ken’s Ale, a collaborative Imperial Stout that marks the first of serveral forthcoming […]

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Posted on April 5th, 2010 by by Jesse

MSF Chad Newton

This past weekend, Mission Street Food played host to one of my favorite chefs in San Francisco: Chad Newton.  Normally seen peeking through the star shaped kitchen window at Fish & Farm, he took this Saturday off to come decorate some delicious plates with edible flowers in the Lung Shan kitchen.  He also joined in […]

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Posted on April 2nd, 2010 by by Jesse

Public House

When you first enter the new Public House, the space is designed to get one very clear message across: we are serious about beer. A giant keg wall divides the space in half, and beckons you to the taps below.   And why not?  Surely Giants fans deserve to have great beer available at games. […]

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