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Chicken Wings That Hit the Spot

What is it about a chicken wing that's so satisfying? From spicy to sticky-sweet, the Bay Area offers a bevy of options for wing-lovers, ... READ MORE

The Best Bay Area Food Gifts for Foreign Friends

When you're visiting friends who live abroad, which gifts best convey the bounty of the Bay Area's culinary delights? Locals recommend Bl... READ MORE

Get It: Brunch at Hi Lo BBQ

The lines at popular brunch spots in the Mission are nearly as epic as the bills can be. Hi Lo BBQ, where Sunday brunch has been served f... READ MORE

Food’s Finally on the Radar at This SF Wine Hot Spot

Last year, the Heirloom Café in the Mission earned a rave review in the Financial Times for its wine list, but does the fo... READ MORE

San Jose Pakistani Still Rocking

An update on a 2009 report on Pakistani grub at a San Jose restaurant: Five years later, Gulzaar Halaal Restaurant & Bakery is "still... READ MORE

Roast Goose Hunting at SF’s Ming Kee

Meat's where it's at when you're talking about the Chinese barbecue joint Ming Kee, which recently reopened on Ocean Avenue. The roast go... READ MORE

Fun Wines, Excellent Piggy at Oakland’s Barrel Room

The Barrel Room, near Union Square in SF, recently opened a Rockridge outpost. According to an early report on Chowhound, the broader foo... READ MORE

In the Bay Area, Team-Building Food Events That Are Not Lame

Team-building events can be a drag, but a question about a food-related event for a coworkers brought up a number of intriguing ideas. Su... READ MORE

Mien Cuisine Pops Up at Naked Lunch

New Year's resolution to break out of a dining rut? Checking out the minority Mien cuisine that pops up on Sundays at Naked Lunch might d... READ MORE

Dim Sum Spots in Chinatown (Not Touristy, Please)

Along the Grant Avenue stretch of San Francisco's Chinatown, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the tourist hordes pushing through barkers ... READ MORE