Lamb bam thank you ma’am!

Mission Chinese Food has four (4) lamb dishes on the menu right now, so I was like damn we gotta at least order three of these, which we did – and then our server Lindsay, who is the best in the biz (and famous for comping Serena Williams’ wings that time), had the lovely idea of surprising us with the fourth, for completism’s sake.

If you haven’t been enjoying the lamb rib these past few months, you are definitely missing out. Add to that the lamb dumplings, the cumin lamb, and the lamb face noodle soup, and it’s a lambathon like no other. Highly recommend.

Here’s some okay pics:

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At least a couple of these items don’t seem to be on the delivery menu, so best find a time to actually leave the house for once, you guys.

(Thanks again, Lindsay!!!)

Cool logo on these San Francisco Bay Brand® fish food products

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See sfbb.com for more.

(Thanks, T!)

Drink of the Week: CHUMPKIN IS BACK!!!!

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Chocolate + pumpkin = Sept/Oct/Nov in the Mission! (Only at Shotwell’s!)

Guac-Off 2016 is this weekend!

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Guac overload! RSVP!

Royal Cuckoo Market might get a beer and wine license!

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Drink a few brewskies while you shop for brewskies? Cross your fingers. Capp Street Crap reports:

Known for its array of fancy liquor, the tiny market is pursuing a beer and wine license which, if approved, would allow them to start serving in the store.

Although letters have been sent to neighbors and a California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control already hangs in the store’s front window, owner Paul Miller wrote in an email that the process could still take months – if they get the approval at all.

Read on.

[Photo by Google Maps]

Inside the WesBurger fried chicken burrito

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Mmmm.

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Drink of the Week: Limited edition dry-hopped Anchor Steam at Bender’s

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We stopped by for a pint last night and it was pretty cool. A rare twist on one of the most classic (and consistent) tastes in SF (and the world).

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Drink of the Week: Lo-Fi Aperitifs’ dry vermouth on the rocks (while watching the Goonies at Film Night in the Park)

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Those exact circumstances might be hard to duplicate — but you can definitely pick up Lo-Fi Aperitifs products at Royal Cuckoo Market on 19th Street, just a couple blocks from the park, which gets you about halfway there. Here’s what the bottle looks like:

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And here’s a closeup of the label, which gives you a nice hint of what to expect:

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And all those ingredients are local! Read all about it, and Lo-Fi Aperitifs’ other fine products, here.

Note also that this stuff goes really good in cocktails, like this one my pal Jess had:

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(That photo is by Jess.)

Now please enjoy all these previous Drinks of the Weeks…

Yakitori Tuesdays at Namu featuring the BEST SANDWICH IN SAN FRANCISCO, starts tonight!

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Here’s Namu Gaji‘s official announcement:

We will be launching the Crokune for a limited time at Namu Gaji with our new chicken skewer focused Yakitori Tuesdays!

What’s a crokune? Crispy, buttery everything croissant from Neighbor Bakehouse stuffed with soft and rich tsukune meatballs that have been caramelized by the kiss of binchotan charcoal and finished with beet mayo and an umami-rich tare glaze. MissionMission.org calls it the best sandwich in SF right now.

The crokune will be amongst a number of specialty items available from the Pink Zebra himself Chef Jesse Koide in collaboration with Chef Dennis Lee.

Expect a rotating seasonal selection of skewers ($4 – $5.75) in addition to the crokune ($9.50), including:
- aged hen + scallion

- chicken tsukune

- crispy chicken skin skewers

- spicy chicken hearts

- boneless wing

- chicken thigh

- seasonal vegetables from the namu farm

Read our original review of the Crokune here — and then c u tonight!Q!!!!

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How good does this bacon-wrapped hot dog look?

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Now please enjoy all these other posts about hot dogs…