In the 1950’s and 60’s, few places exuded as much sophistication as Hong Kong’s classic cafes - the crosspoint of Cantonese and British flavor, culture, and politics. Now, they are an artifact of history. In that way, Move’s SF-based cantonese bakery, is a living, breathing museum. For over ten years, Liqian Lin, has recreated the bustling Hong Kong cafe’s of his youth right here in San Francisco. Now, we’re helping him extend that experience to your home.
Jamie Kim left her position at The World's Best Restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, with one goal in mind: make the perfect granola. She obsessed over every detail –– from where to source her ingredients, to balancing strong flavors, to perfecting her culinary techniques. It’s that obsession that drew us to partner with Jamie in the first place, because we share a central belief –– The best of anything, everyone will love.
Swimming in accolades from busy San Franciscan’s, Hwaro has made a name for itself in the Bay Area Korean food scene. Ina Lee moved from Korea 2010 to work in the city and soon realized how much she missed the homestyle Korean cuisine from her childhood. In 2013 she started her first fast-casual Korean restaurant, and in 2017 moved her mother, An and her brother Ryan over to help create the delicious dishes that comprise Hwaro. Hwaro’s food invites you into a traditional Korean home, where mom cooks flavorful classics with love and care.
Over the last decade, Jonathan Plotzker-Kelly has achieved something incredible at his San Francisco boutique. They have created personal care that's actually personal — made in small batches with ingredients you can find at a farmer's market. It might not seem like a big deal but it is. Through their work with California chemists, Jonathan's team has helped shape a movement for radically better skin care.
Thatchers is a family owned local business that started in 1983 as a small retail store in San Francisco. The smell, flavor, textures, and simplicity of natural ingredients attracted San Franciscans from across the City. The support was so overwhelming, 20 years later they were able to move into a larger production warehouse, hire locals and help provide resources to the community. Thatcher's continues to operate as a family run business sharing delicious popcorn and supporting the local community.
The Speroni family has been growing grapes for wine and harvesting truffles from Piedmont and Sicily for over 100 years. In the 1980s, the family business expanded to include the creation of jams, pastries, pasta sauces, and other fine items, now named Kuta Tartufi. To this day, the family is respected for providing some of the finest quality truffles and truffle infused products in the world. Their famous Acacia Honey with Truffle was awarded the "Best Reviewed" at the 2018 Specialty Food Show.