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2/25/2014

“Exposure to all particulate matter is a health concern,” says Karen Magliano, assistant division chief of air quality planning and science for... More»

Fog City's boulevardier
2/25/2014

If you want wine: “Smoked fish like salmon or trout absolutely loves a brut rosé—something dry with gentle yeasty notes, like... More»

2/25/2014

Six years ago, Morgan Robinson quit his job as chef for Franciscan Estates to start Smoke (2766 Old Sonoma Rd., near Foothill Blvd., Napa,... More»

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»

Penrose in Oakland
1/29/2014

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

11/25/2013

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

Chocolate ganahce by Lisa Vega
11/21/2013

Over in the Mission district, Dandelion chocolate—maker of handcrafted bars for purists—has ramped up its sweets inventory with the hiring of... More»

9/25/2013

Are you tired of feeling like your foodie friend’s favorite Chinese spot is nothing more than a stark, fluorescent-lit space and menus lined with... More»