Archive for April, 2011

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by by Jesse

SodaCraft @ Wise Sons Deli

SodaCraft is popping up again this weekend, but with a Jew-y twist.  We’ll be joining up with Wise Sons Deli at the weekly food cart get together at Off The Grid McCoppin Hub this Saturday morning, doing our part to revive the true Jewish deli that San Francisco deserves. Evan and Leo will be making the […]

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Posted on April 25th, 2011 by by Jesse

Wooly Pig Cafe

As my wife will tell you, I have a slightly obsessive streak in me.  Often it works to my benefit, such as when I’m nurturing a beer or soda recipe, constantly tinkering with it, redoing it, trying to get it just right.   Or the time I went on my lamb burger kick, constantly returning […]

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Posted on April 20th, 2011 by by Jesse

Introducing SodaCraft

Photo by Jordan Ching For the past few months, I’ve been regularly brewing sodas for the New Taste Marketplace, each month combining sugar, fresh hand-squeezed juice and yeast to create fermented sodas.  These sodas had a light sweetness character, loads of fresh fruit flavor, and were a great compliment for the creative and unusual wares […]

Posted on April 14th, 2011 by by Jesse

SF Chefs Unite Dinner

  Every once in a while, I end up working on a project where I look around at the people I’m working with, and think “how did I sneak in here, and when are they going to find out I’m an impostor?”  This is one of those projects. This collaborative six course dinner is a […]


Posted on April 11th, 2011 by by Jesse

Eat Retreat

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to attend Eat Retreat, a new food-themed retreat weekend at a ranch in the hills north of San Francisco.  Modeled on Phoot Camp, the goals of the weekend are at once nebulous and incredibly simple: gather a bunch of creative people together for a weekend around a central […]

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by by Jesse

Hapa Cupcake

Last week, when I visited Hapa Ramen to help break down a whole pig, Richie let me in on a new project he’s working on.  He was at first a tad bit reluctant to let the cat out of the bag, but with a bit of coaxing, he’s onboard to let you, loayl Beer & […]