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11/23/2010

It was mid-August in the freakishly cool summer of 2010, and along parts of the Sonoma Coast, only a handful of days in the previous three months had seen... More»

10/22/2010

It’s 5:45 in the afternoon. As usual, the line is out the door at Tartine Bakery, a café in the heart of “the Gastro,” as the... More»

5/21/2010

“If I meet one more salesperson who says ‘I can’t sell syrah,’ I’m going to f—ing kill him.” Bob Lindquist... More»

5/21/2010

Salt fish and ackee is Jamaica’s national dish: a hash of briny cod and bulbous ackee, the lychee’s Caribbean cousin, with a blast of weapons-... More»

3/22/2010

Look around: From take-out counters to high-end kitchens, sandwiches are hot, even the cold ones. I’ve spent months tracking the trend, traveling to... More»

11/19/2008

Charlie Ayers knows how to make an exit. When the Grateful Dead’s former private chef left Google in 2005, after six years as the company’s... More»

7/14/2008

In this era of the locavore, menus no longer merely inform diners what they’ll be eating. They also tell the story—often as elaborate as a... More»

6/23/2008

Best Frozen Yogurt Ever since SoCal’s Pinkberry swept onto the scene, frozen yogurt has been all the rage. San Franciscans love the... More»

6/17/2008

Pork reigns. Braised belly, Berkshire chops, even bacon ice cream—pig is big on menus all around the Bay Area. As hogs wallow in the spotlight, it... More»

6/16/2008

Lob a perfect, farmers’ market–procured Elberta peach at any neighborhood restaurant in the Bay Area, and you’re bound to hit a roast-beet... More»

3/27/2008

Witness a scene being played out in restaurants all over San Francisco: A couple settles into their favorite table—the one with the comfortable... More»

2/4/2008

Culinary historians widely agree that the world's first restaurant opened in 1765. But they don't have a clue when the world's first takeout meal was served... More»