Hayes Valley press first week of April

Busy week for Hayes Valley in the news/blogosphere: SF Weekly’s foodie takes a look at Fatted Calf’s Meatloaf sandwich, which you can get at FC’s shop at 320 Fell Street: Read the review here The Seven by Seven Magazine’s Lauren … Read More

Tea with Tekin

by Mari Hunter I sat down with Bawer Tekin the other evening to discuss one of the newest additions to Hayes Valley, Hayes & Kebab. Tekin, a Kurd from Turkey came to the States fourteen years ago. He started in … Read More

Bread from the Heart

Susan and François met three years ago and have since opened Terra Bakery. Susan is a second generation baker and trained at Le Cordon Bleu. François trained at Les Moulins de Paris, one of the oldest and revered baking schools … Read More

The Carnival Comes to Hayes Valley

by Jessie Allen-Young At 203 Octavia, a neighborhood restaurant space under new ownership has a remod- eled look with new festive food. Naomi Beck (executive chef), Ari Feingold (restaurant consultant) and Greg Kaye (marketing guru) co-own Straw, a restaurant that … Read More

Apollo Market & Deli Reborn as Mazzat

by Laura Surma 501 Fell Street, formerly Apollo Market & Deli, has been reborn as Mazzat, a restaurant that sheds its dual convenience store/restaurant identity for contemporary foodie appeal at affordable prices. The cafe retains its unassuming charm but invites … Read More

Seed-to-Mouth Cooking Class Update

By Nora Brereton In October 2010 CommunityGrows began a year-long Seed-to-Mouth cooking program at Margaret Hayward Recreation Center at Golden Gate and Laguna on Monday afternoons. The students who come for the after-school programs have been making great food every … Read More

Hayes Valley Headlines

At the edge of Hayes Valley enjoy delicious food served out of roaming mobile vehicles. Organized by “Off-the-Grid” you will find a food corral bordering Hayes Valley every Saturday for this season of mobile food. This Saturday head over to … Read More

Curiosity, Creativity and Connection

by Bob Barnwell We have a lot of unique businesses in our area, one of the newest being Seesaw. Located at 600 Octavia Street at Grove, Seesaw is a cafe, play studio and shop, that hosts workshops for children. This … Read More

Pork and More

by Murrey Nelson Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller met at the Culinary Institute of American in 1996. Following graduation, they went to Italy to train with master Tuscan butcher, Dario Ceccini, and it was there that The Fatted Calf was … Read More

An Intersection of Taste

By Bob Barnwell With over thirty restaurants in Hayes Valley it’s hard to choose where to eat. If you’re lucky enough to end up on Hayes Street at Laguna you have five unique restaurants, each with its own flavor, to … Read More