On November 30th, three members of Bar Crudo were involved in a fatal hit and run that left one dead and two critically injured.

Those that know and love Bar Crudo for their excellent food and sincere hospitality have been materially shaken by this horrible event. Several bloggers in the Bay Area have not only expressed their heartfelt sympathy but are also sounding the call for help from the Bay Area foodie community.

Help can come in many forms, specifically, eating at Bar Crudo and/or attending the benefit at Bar Crudo tomorrow, December 10th from 12-6 where the suggested donation is $10-$25. The money raised will go to the victims and their families.

From Bar Crudo:

We’ll be serving oysters, crudo, wine, beer, and guest hors d’oeuvres. Hog Island Oyster Company has generously donated 800 oysters to be served at this event (that’s a lot of oysters people, we need your help!), Range, and Le Petit Robert will also be donating food, with other restaurants and business’s soon to join in support of this benefit.

For those touched by this tragedy, it isn’t going to be a merry Christmas for a long time. Give what you can, eat at Bar Crudo when you can, and help those who whose lives have been changed forever.

Bar Crudo
603 Bush Street (at Stockton)
San Francisco, CA 94108

Bar Crudo: A Time to Eat, A Time to Give 9 December,2006Stephanie Lucianovic


Stephanie Lucianovic

A former picky eater, Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic is a writer, editor, and lapsed cheesemonger in the San Francisco Bay Area. A culinary school grad with an English lit degree, she has written for CNN.com, MSNBC.com, Popular Science, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. Additionally, she has been writing for KQED’s Bay Area Bites since its inception and is the website editor for KQED’s Emmy-award winning show “Check, Please! Bay Area.”

Stephanie was an original recapper at Television Without Pity and worked on a line of cookbooks for William-Sonoma as well as in the back kitchen of a Jacques Pépin cooking show. Her first book, SUFFERING SUCCOTASH: A Picky Eater’s Quest To Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate (Perigee Books, 2012) is a non-fiction narrative and a heartfelt and humorous exposé on the inner lives of picky eaters that Scientific American called “hilarious” and “the perfect popular science book for a reader that doesn’t think he or she wants to read a popular science book.”

Stephanie lives in Menlo Park with her husband, three-year-old son, assorted cats, and has been blogging at The Grub Report for over a decade.

Follow her on Twitter at @grubreport

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