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2/25/2014

1. Use your fridge. At TBD it gets to up to 150 degrees in front of the hearth. Chef Robin Song of Hi Lo says, “Every now and then, I... More»

2/18/2014

On a recent trip to Napa and Sonoma, I tasted a lot of chardonnays and prefacing every pour was someone uttering the words "Burgundian style"... More»

Penrose in Oakland
1/29/2014

Penrose Oakland At Charlie Hallowell’s (... More»

1/16/2014

Redwood City might just be the epicenter of Mexican everything. The roots of this Peninsula town trace back to the ’40s, when field workers from... More»

La Copa Verde Padrecito
1/16/2014

La Copa Verde ($10) This grass-green cocktail packs cilantro, chipotle, and roasty mezcal into a beverage that’s complex and balanced... More»

La Palma
1/16/2014

Located on a corner of 24th Street in the thick of the Mission, the mexicatessen and tortilleria La... More»

1/16/2014

1. A compare-and-contrast can be performed at two taquerias, each serving a distinct expression of tacos al pastor. At Tacos La Raza, a stand in the parking... More»

The scene at San Jalisco.
1/16/2014

Tommy’s Restaurant (since 1965): Out in the Richmond district, Tomás... More»

11/25/2013

Verbena (Russian Hill) The guys behind Berkeley’s Gather are combining seasonal California fare with wines curated by Michael Ireland... More»