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Seakor Polish Delicatessen and Sausage Factory

Seakor Polish Delicatessen and Sausage Factory


5957 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121. (415) 387-8660  
http://www.seakordeli.com    
 
On a recent trip to San Francisco, my friend Amanda suggested that since we were going to be in the vicinity of the Inner Richmond we should stop at a Polish delicatessen/butcher shop, that her boyfriend (a local chef) recommended-...

Cavegrrl
Wine Wednesday: Don’t Miss TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting, April 27th, 2014

Apr 2, 2014
Wine Wednesday: Don’t Miss TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting, April 27th, 2014

So I am pretty sure that the wine event I am promoting today was specifically designed for me. See, Tempranillo is my favorite red varietal, and the most extensive tasting of domestically produced Tempranillos and other Iberian varietal wines, featuring nearly 40 TAPAS member vintners is about to take place at the seventh annual...

Bamboo and More
What I saw on the way to the Wave Garden

What I saw on the way to the Wave Garden

When we visited the Wave Garden in Point Richmond on Presidents Day, we ended up parking a few blocks away because we didn’t know where entrance was (it’s at the end of Grandview Court). I enjoyed the short walk because we saw quite a few interesting sights on the way.

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Northern California wins big in 2014 Good Food Awards

Northern California wins big in 2014 Good Food Awards

The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. We grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. The winners were announced this month at the in San Francisco, with a little help from Alice Waters and Ruth...

Capitol Alert
A shocker — San Francisco is No. 11 among gayest U.S. cities

Jan 7, 2014
A shocker — San Francisco is No. 11 among gayest U.S. cities

Wouldn't San Francisco, which has had a thriving gay community for decades and where the same-sex marriage revolution began, automatically be considered the gayest city in America? Well, The Advocate, a major gay publication, doesn't even put San Fr...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Foothills’ Apollo Olive Oil a finalist in Good Food Awards

Foothills’ Apollo Olive Oil a finalist in Good Food Awards

The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. They grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. We were glad to see Apollo Olive Oil of Oregon House, which we have featured in our magazine, was a finalist. The...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Startup Goldbely: delivering the best regional food to your door

Startup Goldbely: delivering the best regional food to your door

Hungry for Lou Malnati’s deep dish pizza from Chicago? World-famous beignets and coffee from Cafe du Monde in New Orleans? Original wings from the Anchor Bar in Buffalo? Award-winning Key Lime Pie from Mike’s in Tampa? Or legendary wild salmon from Ed Kasilof’s Seafood in Alaska? A San Fancisco-based startup called Goldbely aims to bring...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
National Hot Chocolate Day

National Hot Chocolate Day

Today is National Hot Chocolate Day. We enjoy E. Guittard Grand Cacao drinking chocolate from San Francisco. The history of Guittard is here: In the 1850s, Etienne Guittard embarked on the arduous journey from Tournus, France, to San Francisco in search of gold. An experienced chocolate maker, Etienne had brought French chocolate to trade...

A Girl And Her Fork
Rosemary Plum Jam

Rosemary Plum Jam


Only a week into December and it's freezing! (Ok, by California standards) I hope despite the chilly weather, you've been able to get out and enjoy yourselves. Post-Thanksgiving, Mr.S and I took Kidlet #1 to the San Francisco International Auto Show at the Moscone Center. (Thanks for the tickets...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Judy Rodgers’ famous Zuni Cafe roasted chicken

Judy Rodgers’ famous Zuni Cafe roasted chicken

Judy Rodgers, the influential chef-owner of Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, died this week. She was 57 years old and had been battling cancer. We were regulars at Zuni for years. Judy was one of the young chefs who were instrumental in creating “California Cuisine.” She inspired other chefs, including Traci Des Jardins, who founded...