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Menus for the week of May 23rd

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”

~ Julia Child

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday Chef Gabriela Cámara of Mexico City’s Contramar and now SF’s Cala
  • Tuesday winks through time at Nonna Pappafava
  • Wednesday was heavily influenced by Amna’s Dad
  • Thursday fires up a BBQ in North Berkeley
  • Friday daydreams of a trip to Hawaii

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

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Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Roasted Chicken with Cipollini Onions. Savory Artichoke Galettes. Mizuna Salad with Kohlrabi & Celery Hearts.
(served last Tuesday)

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Jicama & Cucumber Salad. First of the Season Corn. Smashed Plantains & Sweet Potatoes. Black Beans with Bay & Garlic.
(served last Thursday)

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Overnight Roasted Pork. Seaweed & Shiitake Rice. Green Cabbage Salad with Black Sesame Salt.
(Served last Friday)

The fan plan is in motion.

Menus for the week of May 16th

We just installed a ceiling fan at the farm table. Thank god.

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday checked out in Mandalay
  • Tuesday lives it up in Cali
  • Wednesday soaks up the sun in Crete
  • Thursday sets sail for the Canary Islands1 Enter preview mode
  • Friday looks up where Austronesia is

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

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Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken Legs. Dilled Cucumber & Radish Salad. Marble Potato & Green Bean Salad.
(served last Monday)

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Asparagus with Charred Leeks. Avocado, Espelette & Endive Salad. Snap Peas & Cauliflower with Almonds. Saffron Rice.
(served last Tuesday)

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Brown Sugar Bacon. Two Potato & Brussel Hash. Frittata with Asparagus & Herbs.
(Served on Friday the 13th)

Brunch: San Francisco’s blood sport.

Menus for the week of May 9th

Just a reminder that we’re now open for brunch on both Saturday & Sunday. If you’ve never been, then take advantage of our GILT city offer: Brunch & Mimosas for two people for just $38!

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday goes to the self-proclaimed home of andouille: LaPlace, Louisiana
  • Tuesday travels solo in Cadiz, Spain
  • Wednesday uses all the spices of Punjab
  • Thursday does Italian like a Natalian
  • Friday gets an early start on the weekend brunch

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

If you want our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox, find the sign-up box at the top of our homepage. Photos of the meals are typically uploaded by 11am.

Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Spicy Chicken Calzone with Greens & Ricotta Cheese. Eggplant Caponata. Gigante Beans with Chopped Kale.
(served last Monday)

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Marinated Beets. Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cress. Little Gem Lettuce with Pickled Cucumber. Smashed Buttery Russet Potatoes.
(served last Friday)

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Pork Riblets with Pipian Sauce. Escabeche Salad. Brown Rice with Garlic, Onion & Bay.
(Served last Wednesday)

New Hours, Same Great Taste

Menus for the week of May 2nd

We’re changing up our open-hours to reflect the neighborhood trends. We’re closing earlier on the weekdays, and opening up for Saturday brunch:

Mon-Thursday: 7am-6pm
Friday: 7am-4pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10-2pm

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday doesn’t really matter because I forgot to get this out in time :P
  • Tuesday breaks out the wok to cook like Kantō, Japan
  • Wednesday features our beloved Miss Paulina
  • Thursday celebrates South African Heritage Day, which technically isn’t until 24 September, but hell, you probably didn’t even know it existed until now, so…
  • Friday dances in an underground nightclub in the Balkans

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

If you want our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox, find the sign-up box at the top of our homepage. Photos of the meals are typically uploaded by 11am.

Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Soy Braised Pork Belly. Sauteed Pea Shoots with Lemon Oil & Garlic Frizzles. Rice Noodles with Zucchini & Sweet Chile Sauce.
(served last Tuesday)

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Gouda Macaroni & Cheese. Broccoli & Cauliflower with Fine Herbs. Smashed Carrots. Cabbage & Bell Pepper Slaw.
(served last Monday)

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Chicken Salad with Spring Pesto. Pecorino and Parsley Biscuits. Red Cabbage Salad with Triple Citrus Vinaigrette and Almonds.
(Served last Friday)

Food we’re sure Prince would have loved: eggplants, beets, purple potatoes.

Menus for the week of April 25th

“Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.”

- Prince

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday weeps in solidarity with your Mom over Prince, because, you know, he was never really your favorite, but still, you always mourn a legend.
  • Tuesday makes your mother proud by hosting Seder for your goyim friends.
  • Wednesday tries to make sense of the streets in Hồ Chí Minh City.
  • Thursday thanks Morrocco for the gift of tagine.
  • Friday romanticizes the small-town potluck.

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

If you want our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox, find the sign-up box at the top of our homepage. Photos of the meals are typically uploaded by 11am.

Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Sliced Pork Shoulder with Cuban Mojo Marinade. Chopped Cabbage Slaw with Coconut & Habanero Dressing. Black Beans with Bell Peppers and Onions.
(served last Friday)

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Black Bean Cakes. Marinated Mushrooms with Chopped Herbs. Cucumber & Zucchini Slaw with Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette. Cumin Basmati Rice.
(served last Monday)

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Chicken in White Wine Sauce. Herbed Goat Cheese Polenta. Asparagus and Spring Peas with Sorrel.
(Served last Wednesday)

When life gives you lemons, you drink a gin & tonic.

Menus for the week of April 18th

“Let things taste of what they are.”
― Alice Waters

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday gets weird in Austin
  • Tuesday escapes to Cambodia
  • Wednesday navigates the canals of Veneto
  • Thursday gathers for a one-pot meal in Pakistan
  • Friday no longer has to fly through Canada to get some Moros y Cristanos

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

If you want our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox, find the sign-up box at the top of our homepage. Photos of the meals are typically uploaded by 11am.

Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Dry Rubbed Baby Back Ribs. Roasted Asparagus & Green Beans with Citrus. Mushroom Rice Pilaf.
(served last Tuesday)

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Spicy Eggs. Cold Spiced Eggplant. Coriander & Bean Curd with Peanuts. Steamed Jasmine Rice with Bean Sprouts & Sesame Seeds.
(served last Wednesday)

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Yogurt and Ginger Marinated Chicken. Chopped Gai Lan with Mustard Seeds. Steamed Basmati Rice with Green Papaya.
(Served last Friday)

Looking to history for inspiration

Menus for the week of April 11th.

A few of our cooks are doing an informal art+food pop-up this Saturday, April 16th, from 5pm-10pm. You should totally come check it out.

Here’s what we’ve got planned for this week:

  • Monday finds out that Beirut is relatively safe right now.
  • Tuesday clears our 25 sq. ft. backyard for a Bay Area BBQ
  • Wednesday flips through the yellowed pages of Eunice Phillips’ cookbook collection
  • Thursday herds sheep in pastoral Hungary
  • Friday leans on the horn, non-stop, in Dehli

Do you have access to unique or obscure cookbooks from your family or cultural heritage? Let us borrow it for a couple weeks and we’ll let you have a free meal when we cook from that book.* We’ll take great care of it, and return it promptly.

*offer subject to us wanting the book in the first place. I mean, no offense if we don’t take yours, but just fair warning that we reserve the right to reject any submissions for reasons including, but not limited to, (a) written in a language that none of our staff speaks, (b) half the recipes include gelatin or cream cheese, (c) we already have the book, (d) your grandmother was inspired primarily by a lady named Betty Crocker, etc.

Stop in, say hello, grab a bite to eat.

-Jesse-

If you want our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox, find the sign-up box at the top of our homepage. Photos of the meals are typically uploaded by 11am.

Here were some of the highlights from last week:

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Lamb Navarin. Caviar Lentil Salad with Mirepoix. Grated Carrot Salad with Lemon Aioli.
(served last Thursday)

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Medium Boiled Eggs with Thai Chile, Shallots & Herbs. Whole Roasted Baby Eggplants with Green Chile Relish. Roasted Bok Choy with Fried Crunchies. Steamed Jasmine and Forbidden Rice.
(served last Monday)

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Southern Brined Chicken with Ancho Chile Honey. Fried Grit Cakes. Crunchy Cabbage & Kohlrabi Slaw with Celery Seed Dressing.
(Served last Tuesday)