Nick Moore, 26, watches a film at the first Food Awareness Month meeting at SF State in HSS 306 Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
07 Oct 2014

Inorganic foods lead the discussion during Food Awareness Month’s first event

Most people don’t think twice about picking up their local groceries from the supermarket. But where does that food come from? Every piece of food has a story behind it,

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Sf State alumnus and co-founder of Señor SiSig Evan Kidera takes a break from his busy day to pose for a photo in front of his truck at the Soma Street Food Park Friday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2014.
05 Oct 2014

Senor Sisig food truck made alum’s dream of fusion cuisine a reality

After graduating from SF State and working in management for eight years, Evan Kidera realized that he needed to make a change in his life, specifically, a change in career

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28 Sep 2014

Food Awareness Month kicks off to get students thinking differently about what they eat

Humans think about it constantly, always want more of it and can name our favorite kinds off the top of their heads. Some students may think they know everything about

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Flags read, "Eat real at the Eat Real Festival" at its sixth annual three day local food festival at Jack London Square, Sept. 20, 2014 in Oakland, Cali.
23 Sep 2014

Eat Real Festival feeds the hungry and educates the curious

As a mixture of barbecue and sugary sweets wafted through the Oakland air in Jack London Square, Bay Area locals perused tons of food venders, Do-It-Yourself workshops and educational conventions

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Patrons at the first Friday Night Market in the United Nations Plaza.
08 Sep 2014

Friday Night Market gives residents a new way to welcome in the weekend

The sound of indie rock music and mouthwatering scents from multiple food vendors filled the air as hundreds gathered in the United Nations Plaza in preparation for a new twist

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Ann Kirk, volunteer at Food Runners, loads donated food from Trader Joes into their truck on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Food Runners collects food that won't be sold at supermarkets, restaurants, etc. and distributes them to people in need all over the city.
06 Sep 2014

Campus eateries donate leftovers to fight hunger in San Francisco

Cooking class just ended at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in the North Beach district of San Francisco and wedding cakes were on the agenda. The owner of the culinary school,

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Nervous Factor performs for SF State students inside the Cesar Chavez Building during the grand opening of Quickly, Ha Tien Cove, and Shah's restaurants in San Francisco on Thursday, March 13. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Special to Xpress
20 Mar 2014

SF State’s eateries welcome Halal, boba and Bánh mì

Nervous Factor performs for SF State students inside the Cesar Chavez Building during the grand opening of Quickly, Ha Tien Cove, and Shah’s restaurants in San Francisco on Thursday, March

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13 Feb 2014

Sixth annual Beer Week draws students and “beer snobs” alike

Marshall Serlin (from left), Tyler Fox, David, and Josh Noddle drink beer and socialize at The Mad Dog in the Fog in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 8th. Serlin and his

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17 May 2013

Pretentious posers taint San Francisco's food scene

Giants won the second World Series in three years. Niners went to the Super Bowl. Warriors are in the playoffs. There has been a lot of smack talk about bandwagoning

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13 Mar 2013

SF State's guide to St. Patrick's Day events

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here again and the events are endless. Since the early 1800s, San Francisco has bathed itself in green clothing and pints of Guinness to celebrate this

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04 Feb 2013

SF Beer Week expands to record-setting numbers

With more than 80 styles of beer available, the craft beer market is stronger than ever and slowly stealing wine’s spotlight in the food-pairing world. “Beer has just as much

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16 May 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Adventurous dining options in Bernal Heights

Perched at the top of a steep incline, this quaint little neighborhood doesn’t get a lot of foot traffic, which adds to the pleasantly relaxing vibe that permeates Cortland Street,

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15 May 2012

10 delicious San Francisco dining options after graduation

As we go on we remember all the times we ate together. It’s time to treat yourself and eat away the stress accumulated over the last semester. What better way

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09 May 2012

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

The brightly colored and uniquely designed food trucks that adorn the streets of San Francisco have now shown up on the SF State campus after a year of discussion and

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07 May 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Discovering a quaint mix of restaurants in Pacific Heights

This quiet residential neighborhood packs in a lot more personality than what is expected from an upper class neighborhood. From the colorful shops and boutiques that inhabit Fillmore Street to

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29 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring diverse eateries in the Castro

This often bustling neighborhood, one of the most prominent symbols of LGBT activism nationwide, offers a trendy personality that’s apparent in its array of clothing stores and outdoor cafes. From

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20 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Cuisine choices at Union Square are anything but square

There are two words that come to mind when describing the food scene in the city’s bustling Union Square: tourist traps. Amidst the plethora of seemingly promising restaurants that line

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16 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Great grub on-the-go at San Francisco food trucks

Though San Francisco’s food trucks are having an increasingly difficult time nabbing street spots, these street-food vendors are finding innovative ways to reach out to diners. Whether on their own

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09 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Guide to eating at SF State

For students who just don’t have the time to venture out into the city, there are plenty of tasty options on campus to indulge in at a fairly cheap price.

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02 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Don't let appearances fool you in the Excelsior

SWEET TOOTOH Pacitas Salvadorian Bakery 10 Persia Ave. There’s nothing better than a lightly sweetened pan dulce to indulge in during an afternoon break. This mom-and-pop bakery churns up delicious,

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27 Mar 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Cole Valley may be small in size, but not in flavor

Cole Valley may not be the most bustling tourist attraction, and it doesn’t try to be. This tight-knit community is a diverse range of mom-and-pop restaurants and shops, minus the

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07 Mar 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Charming eateries in Russian Hill

Stairways and alleys etch paths through Russian Hill, leading to isolated pockets of local businesses and quaint restaurants. From the meandering Lombard Street to the local shopping haven, Polk Street,

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28 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Looking up the outskirts of Nob Hill

Forkin’ Nob Hill At its core, Nob Hill is one of the swankiest neighborhoods in the city. It’s home to luxury hotels, high-rises and, of course, upscale restaurants. Though Nob

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20 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring rich flavors in Noe Valley

Noe Valley’s clean-cut image and wide variety of bistros and coffee shops make this neighborhood a quiet and quaint haven away from the hustle of the city. With Victorian homes

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17 Feb 2012

SF Beer Week brings new flavors and experiences to San Francisco

SF Beer Week is an annual event that takes place all around the Bay Area from Feb. 10 through Feb. 19. With over 200 events, locations include San Francisco, Napa, Santa

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14 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: The long-standing culinary culture of Japantown

Though it only consists of six square blocks, Japantown packs in a bevy of pan-Asian cuisine offerings. Its nuanced food scene reflects a deeply embedded culture that’s influenced by its

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06 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Diversity on display in Western Addition eateries

What’s arguably one of the city’s most demographically mixed neighborhoods, the Western Addition has become a go-to spot for its food and nightlife. From the jazz-influenced history of the Fillmore

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31 Jan 2012

Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley serves up vintage treats

With an authentic soda fountain nicknamed Dandelion and 1930s jazz and swing playing in the background , the recently opened Ice Cream Bar provides a distinct, vintage offering of house-made sodas

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31 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Distinctive dining in Bayview-Hunters Point

This district’s high rates of poverty and crime often overshadow its largely underrated food scene. Nevertheless, the Bayview-Hunters Point District contains a food oasis of distinct, homey soul food that’s

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23 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Rediscovering Chinatown

Forkin’ Chinatown Part visitor-pleasing tourist attraction and part mystic enclave, Chinatown is one of the densest and culturally distinct neighborhoods in the city. By weaving between locals in the neighborhood’s

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11 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Dining judgement-free in the Marina

Forkin’ Marina Most neighborhoods in San Francisco get a bad reputation because of crime, dirt or some other perceived malaise. However, bizarrely, the Marina seems to raise an eyebrow for

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22 Dec 2011

Forkin' Frisco: A guide for Financial District food finders

Forkin’ Financial District Unless your daily outfit consists of a suit and tie and you work a job that has you dodging accusations of being part of the 1%, chances

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28 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Dodging the fog whilst dining in the Richmond

Forkin’ Richmond The Richmond district, only a quick bus trip from SF State, is a quiet residential neighborhood peppered with a few major commercial boulevards that are home to a

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19 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Unique eats in the Tenderloin

Forkin’ Tenderloin For many, mentioning the Tenderloin conjures up images of a rough neighborhood. While it may have its problems, the Tenderloin also has a rich history and complex ethnic

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14 Nov 2011

Thanksgiving: where to eat in San Francisco

Don’t want to cook this year? Give thanks to others for doing all the work for you. Here is a list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. 1300

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