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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»


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


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»


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»


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


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»


21st Amendment—the San Francisco brewpub named after the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition—is burnishing...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


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»


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»


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


Embarcadero A New Yorker–style cartoon, hanging in a hallway of One Market, shows a well-dressed woman ... More»


Los Gatos Ripples from the Greek financial crisis have yet to reach the economic island of Los Gatos. Witness the... More»