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Blue Bottle Coffee, the beloved—... More»


20 Spot, the little wine bar and eatery that could, remains one of the Mission’s best kept secrets... More»

Cut Stalk cocktail at TBD

It turns out that Spanish sherry pairs well with far more than Marcona almonds. Today, it’s being mixed into cocktails to great effect. Here are three... More»


The Chinese New Year is upon us—and there are two survival strategies: Either avoid Grant and Stockton for the next week, or embrace the... More»

Sosu sriracha

At the end of last year, the threatened shuttering of the Huy Fong Foods plant near Los Angeles had... More»

Dominique Crenn

On Friday, Atelier Crenn reopened after closing through the month of January to remodel its... More»


If Bay Areans—polyglot bunch of mutts that we are—were asked to claim one cuisine as our own, Mexican would be a top contender.... More»


We don't want to talk about Sunday's football game. We don't want to talk about the Google bus protests. We don't want to talk about the drought.... More»

The Special Dinosaurs

The expert: Adam Timney, executive chef and partner at Starbelly restaurant.... More»

Chefs Masa Sasaki, left, and Hide Sueyoshi.

To enter a great sushi restaurant here is to leave behind the realm of the locavore. A pizzeria can maintain its farm-to-table cred by hand-pulling... More»

Anthony Myint enjoying Henry's Hunan.

The expert: Anthony Myint, proprietor of Mission Chinese Food and the cofounder of... More»