What we’re eating now: Wood-fired pizza and Singaporean satay in Pacifica

All Coastside roads lead to beach picnics. Pepperoni and margherita pizzas with housemade chili oil and ranch from the Pacifica Pizza Project. (Photo by Elena Kadvany) Pacifica is well known for its surf breaks and, food-wise, for that Taco Bell (you know the one), but the coastal city is full of delightful food made by passionate people. There’s Rosalind Bakery, whose sourdough loaves can hold their own among the Bay Area’s artisan ranks; ...

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Slice of the pie: How this South Bay pizza shop successfully became a worker-owned cooperative

Inside A Slice of New York’s path to employee ownership. Luis Bravo puts cheese on a pizza at A Slice of New York in Sunnyvale, a worker-owned cooperative. (Photo by Olivia Treynor) Last fall, when restaurants were working desperately tokeep their doors open amid coronavirus restrictions, A Slice of New York pizza shops in Sunnyvale and San Jose voluntarily closed for an entire week to give employees a paid, mandatory break. The decision ...

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Five reasons to spend Memorial Day weekend at SF Peninsula wineries—2017

Five reasons to spend Memorial Day weekend at SF Peninsula wineries Photo by Constanza Brunner Halpern Still looking for that perfect way to combine outdoors, food, drink and family for the holiday weekend? Thankfully the Peninsula and the Santa Cruz mountains are stocked with excellent wineries that boast awesome views, top chefs and ambience galore. And they’re all right here. All-you-can-eat-and-drink BBQ at Domenico’s (San Carlos) Celebrate Domenico’s 16th annual Memorial Day with a roast pig and ...

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The pigs of summer: Roasting artisanal pork with Delfina’s Craig Stoll

Pizzaria Delfina owner, Caig Stoll (right), carefully carving away. For Delfina owner Craig Stoll cooking outdoors on warm summer nights brings him back to his childhood, growing up in New Rochelle just above New York City’s northern border. That’s why, come late May, he escapes the “freezing and miserable” climate of San Francisco and barbecues on the patio of his Palo Alto pizzeria. His meat of choice? Swine. “Roasted pig and beers on the ...

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