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2/6/2012

For a region that stretches just 25 miles and is barely a mile wide in most places, Burgundy (at least its main strip, the Côte d’Or) casts... More»

2/2/2012

After working the bar for the past three years, I can attest that people’s spending and tipping habits are a reflection of their character—... More»

1/27/2012

Bar Dogwood For those who like a bit of meat with their drink, this dark, sophisticated spot offers a sweet selection of sliced-to-... More»

1/25/2012

Joel Teitelbaum seems a bit abashed when I ask, "Why carbonate a Negroni?" But then the head bartender at... More»

1/19/2012

The hottest ticket at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, at the end of January wasn’t any of the talks by Nobel prize winners or the... More»

1/18/2012

Cooking fats, like kitten heels and neon patent leather, fall in and out of fashion. Back in the 1980s, olive oil came on big and kicked butter to the side... More»

1/18/2012

But oddly enough, I find myself drinking light-bodied aperitifs at many of the city’s best restaurants.    I’ve enjoyed these... More»

1/13/2012

Restaurateurs are like punk rock bands. As their Q rating rises, their street cred plummets. Food snobs, like punk fans, are wary of success. A rare... More»

12/29/2011

21st Amendment—the San Francisco brewpub named after the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition—is burnishing... More»

12/28/2011

Take a local culture that’s forever on the hunt for new things to eat, add in our health consciousness and our eco-guilt, and it... More»

12/28/2011

When an ankle injury forced Neyah White, head barman at Nopa, to find a more sedentary profession, he looked to the world of whiskey. Though he... More»

12/28/2011

SOMA Pho is the comfort food of a thousand faces. At this corner nook on Sixth Street—as at Turtle Tower’... More»