Toast: Inside San Francisco's Controversial Bread ObsessionBy James Mulcahy
April 23, 2014
Is the artisanal, New Wave toast that's being served in San Francisco the best thing since sliced bread, or is it a symbol of San Francisco's overheated gentrification? For some reason, something as simple as toast has sparked a major debate in the Bay Area, and this childhood staple has turned into a hot-button (and hot-buttered) issue.
We spent some time in SF chatting with those at the front of this food trend. We can confirm: the toast being served here is unlike anything else we've come across in the U.S. For a deep dive into this tasty, somewhat silly and fascinating food moment, check out our mini-documentary above. To see where you can try the slices featured in the piece, check out the slide show and map below.