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The other week I was talking to a restaurateur who was trying to describe the food he’ll be serving at his new restaurant in Oakland. “We want... More»


Cinco De Mayo weekend is upon us again and we’ve collected an abundance of suggestions. Whether you want to be downing cerveza or slinking out of... More»


In the name of health, salads get a pass. We'll blithely fork up woody, spindly arugula and mushy ancient grains tossed in a wincingly vinegary dressing... More»

Bartender Michael Fraser

Nothing inspires generational conflict like a cocktail. Were things really better back when Don Draper swallowed Old Fashioneds like jello shots,... More»


SoMa restaurant Dirty Habit, which officially opens its doors on Thursday, has been passing out special discount tokens* to employees at the city's elite... More»


In 1999, when Jim Denevan came up with the idea for Outstanding in the Field, a roving... More»


I went to Bar Agricole the other night to check out what Melissa Reitz, its recently installed... More»


A good breakfast sandwich is mere morning sustenance, but a great breakfast sandwich is equal parts affirmation and art form. And it looks and... More»


When the city passed its controversial payroll tax break that lured tech giant Twitter to Central Market, it was banking that the move would stimulate... More»


Charcuterie is done so well by so many chefs these days that it actually takes something special to make yet another platter of thinly sliced cured meats... More»