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Food Passport: Waraku

Food Passport: Waraku
May 19, 2015

The tan tan ramen cooked in a sesame broth and served with ground pork. All photos by Catherine Uy   Waraku, the dimly-lit restaurant run by Shabuway and Men Oh owners, Eiichi Mochizuki and...

Food Passport: Hot Sauce and Panko

Food Passport: Hot Sauce and Panko
May 13, 2015

  A look at Hot Sauce and Panko's panko parmesan and Korean fried chicken wings. All photos by Catherine Uy   I was overridden with guilt when I devoured four chicken wings in less than...

Food Passport: El Farolito

Food Passport: El Farolito
April 26, 2015

A look inside the popular Bay Area Mexican chain restaurant. All photos by Catherine Uy Located in the outer Mission, just a few blocks from the BART station, a rich aroma of smoke emanates from inside...

Ladies of the Board

Ladies of the Board
April 22, 2015

Zoe Safanda, 11, skates the bowl at the Potrero Skate Park in San Francisco at the monthly Skate like a Girl skate date on first Friday. All photos by Zhenya Sokolova   Among the sea of men...

Interview: Amber Gordon, founder of Femsplain

Interview: Amber Gordon, founder of Femsplain
April 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Femsplain Femsplain is a online platform where women and anyone female-identified can tell their stories. Launched in 2014 by Amber Gordon, the site has become a safe space and community...

Protestors march in SF against police brutality

April 14, 2015

        Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of San Francisco this afternoon as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest against police brutality. The...

Food Passport: Koja Kitchen

Food Passport: Koja Kitchen
April 11, 2015

Kamikazi fries, one of Koja Kitchen's most popular items. These crisscut fries are topped with bulgogi meat, sautéed onions, kimchi, green onions, a secret spicy sauce and Japanese mayo. All photos by...

Food Passport: Yamo serves up Burmese classics

Food Passport: Yamo serves up Burmese classics
April 1, 2015

Stir fried egg noodles mixed with fried garlic, green onions, cilantro and beef from Yamo. The Mission restaurant serves meals with flavors influenced by Burmese cuisine. All photos by Catherine Uy   At...

SF State’s Vista Room offers fine dining on a budget

SF State's Vista Room offers fine dining on a budget
March 27, 2015

The oven roasted lamb chops (bottom) and eggplant parm tower (right) served at the Vista Room, SF State's only on-campus fine dining experience. Photo by Martin Bustamante    Double doors open...

Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines

Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines
March 13, 2015

Graphic created by Caty McCarthy Ask my friends what my reaction to food is, and they’ll usually imitate me playing with my hair and saying "you know what sounds really good right now?” I get excited...

Why ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Matters

Fresh off the Boat (ABC)
February 23, 2015

Screenshot of Hudson Yang in Fresh off the Boat (ABC) As she opens up her purple Rugrats lunch bag, she’s excited to find the food that her mother cooked for her. Inside the plastic container are...

Smartphone case lets you print photos

Courtesy of Prynt
February 6, 2015

Photo courtesy of Prynt Remember the good ol’ days when you got excited for a photo to develop? And then after three minutes of patiently waiting, you found out you had the perfect smile but your...

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