Several San Francisco breweries, including Cellarmaker, made glitter beer in 2018. (Cellarmaker) Activated charcoal made its way into cocktails, pastries and yes, empanadas, during San Francisco's 50 Shades of Charcoal food festival. (Courtesy of Nucha Empanadas) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Matcha mania hit its peak with Stonemill Matcha, an upscale cafe that opened in May. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Stonemill Matcha Cafe specializes in unique drinks and desserts made with premium matcha. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Savory matcha dishes were among the year's best, including this salmon dish made with nori, rice and chicken dashi, at Stonemill Matcha cafe in San Francisco. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Who could forget China Live Executive Pastry Chef Luis Villavelazquez's matcha tiramisu? (Photo: Luis Villavelazquez) The fresh-brewed and soft serve swirled matcha was among the most popular ice cream flavors at Uji Time in … [Read more...] about Top 9 hottest San Francisco Bay Area food trends of 2018
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Mark Kurlyandchik Detroit Free Press Published 11:00 AM EDT Sep 18, 2018 You could say that the big building on the service drive where I-696 and the Lodge meet Telegraph has been gradually becoming more Korean over the last three decades — and its transformation is now complete. The 10,000-square-foot space in Southfield was once a Chi-Chi’s, then became the Korean-Japanese fusion restaurant New Seoul Garden in 1992 and, as of mid-August, is now New Seoul Plaza — a trio of modern Korean dining concepts under one roof. There’s Jinji, a contemporary Korean restaurant and bar that offers traditional shared plates and a variety of popular Korean alcoholic beverages, including soju (rice-based distilled liquor; the national drink of Korea), makgeolli (low-ABV unfiltered rice wine) and other Korean wines made from various fruits. In the back is Daebak, a Korean barbecue restaurant with grills built into every table and a unique style of round, telescoping … [Read more...] about New Seoul Plaza is Southfield’s modern Korean dining emporium
Fentons Creamery in Oakland is so popular it has been featured on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" show. (Courtesy of Fentons) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds This Black and Tan sundae is a customer favorite at Fentons in Oakland. (Courtesy of Fentons) Mr. Dewie's Cashew Creamery in Emeryville and Albany was one of the most nominated shops in our contest. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group) Mr. Dewie's Mocha Chip is popular, but not as highly-praised as the Turmeric Spice flavor, which readers practically wrote sonnets about. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group) A former Chez Panisse pastry chef is behind the beloved flavors at Ici on College Avenue in Berkeley. (Photo: D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group) Tucker's Super Creamed Ice Cream in Alameda serves The Kitchen Sink sundae with several scoops of ice cream, whipped cream and waffle cone bits galore. (Courtesy of Erika Zimmerman) Tin Pot Creamery now has shops in four cities on the … [Read more...] about Best Bay Area ice cream? Vote now!
With a rich colonial history, international influences (North End, we’re talking to you), and a seaside locale, Boston certainly has a seat at the big-name dining table. Through the years, the city has morphed its simple local flavor into globally recognized and universally loved classic dishes. Here’s your essential guide to diving fork first into Boston’s proudest moments in the kitchen. 1. Boston baked beans They don’t call it “beantown” for nothing. With a history of being served during Native American meals, beans slow-baked in molasses are not only a nod to times of yore, but also to when the city was awash in molasses during its part in the “triangular trade.” The dish is traditionally served in a small crock, with brown bread sitting sidecar. Beantown PubWhen you’re located along Boston’s Freedom Trail, it’s a no-brainer to dish out a classic plate or two. The Beantown Baked Beans is a traditional recipe with … [Read more...] about 10 classic Boston dishes, and 5 places to find each one
Susan Selasky Detroit Free Press Published 12:41 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 When the Detroit Free Press Wine & Food Experience presented by Bedrock returns to Campus Martius Park on Sept. 15, talented metro Detroit chefs will be serving up their specialties. The event offers guests a chance to spend an afternoon sampling food, sipping wine, craft beer and spirits, and attending cooking demonstrations and seminars. They can also stroll through the Martha Stewart Experience, where they can check out the lifestyle guru's cookbooks and home and kitchen products, or try classes and entertaining tips at Grateful House, led by culinary experts from grateful.com. Grand Tasting and VIP Grand Package tickets are still available at http://WineandFood.Freep.com/Ticket-Packages/. Here are the restaurants expected at the event: Apparatus Room, Detroit: The menu is described as “American cuisine rooted in Midwestern ingredients” at this … [Read more...] about Free Press Wine & Food Experience restaurants are revealed