A humble cut of pork shoulder gets an umami-rich marinade and a 24-hour soak in the sous vide which renders it meltingly tender. The pork literally falls apart with the prod of a fork. It then gets sprinkled with brown sugar and blasted under the broiler to mimic that charred sweetness reminiscent of true Vietnamese street food eats. BYO little red stool.
One look at Socola Chocolatier’s whimsical mascot, a flying white alpaca named Harriet, and you just know that this won’t be your typical gourmet chocolate.
This Valentine’s Day, when the market crowds over with clichà© tokens of love, surprise your (guy, girl, self) with something witty, something sexy, something Socola.
Hanoi Beef Noodle Soup and the Sauteed Shrimp with Vermicelli, a steal deal for the Ferry Building in San Francisco, but kind of a jip for Vietnamese food.
A gorgeous, sunny, 78 degree Saturdayâ€¦in Novemberâ€¦in San Francisco. Time for a picnic in the park with some Lee's Sandwich!
When the sky is grey and the chilly fog rolls in off the bay, there is one thing that is guaranteed to make me feel better: a big fat bowl of hot phà² steaming in my face. After trolling Little Saigon in search of the perfect bowl of phà² tai, I am excited to report that Bodega Bistro has got just what I need.