More than 1,000 hungry noodle lovers descended upon North Beach and Chinatown for the revived SF Noodle Fest on Saturday, and celebrity chef Martin Yan cracked up the crowd and took pictures with anyone who asked.
The latest class of local small businesses to join the SF Legacy Business Registry includes Buddha Lounge, Far East Cafe, Helmand Place, Sai's Vietnamese, and Stanley's Steamers.
Noodle Fest will return after a 10-year hiatus, pitting Chinatown against North Beach in a culinary battle royale
The noodle wars are coming back, as the street food festival Noodle Fest will pit 29 North Beach and Chinatown restaurants against one another in a noodle contest with celebrity judges Martin Yan, Soleil Ho, and Broke-Ass Stuart.
The SF Planning Commission approved a plan Thursday to beautify Chinatown’s Portsmouth Square, and the most popular part of the plan is getting rid of that ugly pedestrian bridge above Kearny Street.
Legendary North Beach poet, publisher, and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, has died. He was 101 years of age. The beloved literary icon died peacefully in his San Francisco home surrounded by loved ones, "holding the hands of his son and his son’s girlfriend, 'as he took his last breath,'" his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti said on Tuesday.
The City of San Francisco is seeking interest from qualified developers to build affordable rental housing at nine sites across eastern San Francisco, including an unassigned parcel at Pier 70 and several SoMa locations.