Community Corner: September

Our September recap of the Bi-Rite Family’s work to build community through food and service. Highlights: Building on a partnership from last spring, The Boys and Girls Club and 18 Reasons are working together again this fall to deepen skill development for nine youth...

18th Street Block Party: Tickets, Pies and Countdown!

12….11….10….we’re ticking down the days until our 18th Street Block Party! Hope you’re planning to join us from 12-6 on Saturday, September 29th for all of the great food, drinks, music, games and more we have lined up on 18th Street...

Early Fall Menu

From our Deli Red Quinoa, Grilled Chicories and Apple Salad with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds $9.99 / lb Roasted Beet and Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Balsamic Fig Vinaigrette and Toasted Hazelnuts $8.99 / lb Farro, Roasted Mushroom and Kale Salad with Lemon-Parmesan...

Kiko’s Food News, September 28 2012

Have you confirmed your polling place for November 6th? With less than six weeks until election day, a poll showed that Prop 37 is likely to pass, supported by 61% of voters and opposed by 25%! ((full story, LA Times) Governor Jerry Brown signed the Homemade Food Act...

Register Recipe: Sautéed Figs with Prosciutto and Parmigiano

These figs can be served as an hors d’oeuvre, as the anchor for a green salad, or even as a garnish for roast pork. Because you’re wrapping the prosciutto around the figs, it’s best if you use slices that come from the widest part of the ham. If the prosciutto is...

Kiko’s Food News: 9.21.12

As Non-GMO Month (October) and the Prop 37 Vote (November 6th) approach, the GMO labeling debate is heating up! The first long-term feed trial exploring the health impacts of eating GMO corn and Roundup found that “safe” levels of each caused tumors, organ...

Diggin’ Deeper: The Joy of Farming

For me, farm season begins in late January, when the seed catalogs start arriving in the mail. I’m always excited to look back at which crops were successful the season before, and which didn’t grow so well, to figure out a game plan for the upcoming year. A lot of...

Teach a Child To Fish: Dinner with Sam & Craig

We’re proud to announce a very special evening in support of 18 Reasons youth programming. From teaching young moms about healthy eating, to creating culinary career opportunities for teens, to teaching SF public school teachers how to Cook the Common Core, we have...

My Italian Wine Adventure

I just returned from a ten day wine adventure Italy, traveling with the amazing team from Oliver McCrum, a local importer of Italian wines. With a focus on volcanic soil, we made our way through the vineyards of Sicily and Southern Italy; I was amazed how varied the...

Kiko’s Food News: 9.14.12

“Feeding someone is about as close as you can get without having sex with them”–Sam gave his TEDx talk about how prioritizing relationships over profit has led to Bi-Rite’s success: The New York City Board of Health unanimously voted to approve...