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  Sonoma County is almost 2,000 square miles and boasts 17 distinct wine appellations (or AVAs). With this many different wine regions, the... More»


  It’s a beautiful afternoon in late October, and David Kinch is feeling like crap. “I don’t do colds well,” he says,... More»


  Anyone who works in the vicinity of Levi's Plaza, as I do, knows that lunchtime options—let alone good lunchtime options—are... More»


  Melissa Perello is one of the most revered chefs in a famously chef-fetishizing town, but she’s not a run-of-the-mill kitchen badass.... More»


  It’s not every Saturday night that San Francisco Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer is shown to his seat by a former... More»


  Every year you cook and indulge in the same heavy dishes and seasonal treats that are tied like a bow to... More»


  In its fleshed-out incarnation as a high-end public food hall, the Twitter building lobby has been hailed as San Francisco’s answer to... More»


  The other night I took a maiden voyage to Cala in Hayes Valley, and sailed... More»


  It would be a mistake to assume that all expensive wines are good and cheap wines are bad, no matter how much the furrowed brow of the BevMo... More»


  Last Saturday night brought with it an Uptown Oakland double header: dinner at Calavera... More»


  “Third Street in the Dogpatch is filling up with beer,” says Andrew Casteel, “so we kept going until we found something we... More»