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The Perfect Salad

The Perfect Salad

New York Times writer Kim Severson has chosen her perfect thing in San Francisco—drumroll please—the goat cheese salad at Chez Panisse.

Food Experiences We Loved at Outside Lands 2018

Food Experiences We Loved at Outside Lands 2018

by Chloe Catajan | Photos: Chloe Catajan While acts from Janet Jackson to Mac DeMarco rocked the music stages of this year’s Outside Lands, things were heating up at the...

Dungeness Crab, Fromage Blanc, and Potato Frittata

Dungeness Crab, Fromage Blanc, and Potato Frittata

This Dungeness Crab, Fromage Blanc, and Potato Frittata is an easy yet elegant brunch dish perfect for sharing. Sweet crab meat, mild ricotta cheese...

What Are Corn Nuts, and Where Did They Come From? 00:54

What Are Corn Nuts, and Where Did They Come From?

by Jen Wheeler | Some snacks are fairly universally beloved, like trail mix and cheese crackers. Even beef jerky has more fans than not. Then there are the less popular...

Eat: Explore in San Francisco Bay Area

Tater Tot Waffles with Smoked Salmon and Caviar

Tater Tot Waffles with Smoked Salmon and Caviar

Jen Pelka of The Riddler in San Francisco makes supercrunchy and delicious waffles using Tater Tots. Here she tops the waffles with caviar and smoked...

At San Francisco’s Contrada, It’s Ladies First

At San Francisco’s Contrada, It’s Ladies First

by Elana Levin | When Contrada’s owner Dena Grunt appointed Chef Denise St. Onge as executive chef, making the restaurant’s management team all-female, she knew she...

Uni Panna Cotta

Uni Panna Cotta

This ginger and vanilla scented uni panna cotta is cool and creamy and delightfully unique. Serve as an unexpected appetizer to kick off a refined dinner...

What Is the Difference Between Cioppino and Bouillabaisse? 01:05

What Is the Difference Between Cioppino and Bouillabaisse?

by Jen Wheeler | The world of seafood stews is deliciously vast, and while every country—and city, and town, and chef, for that matter—has their own spin on the basic...

Latest SF Bay Area discussions

Feedback on Napa Valley Itin. (Kenzo, Acacia House, Press?)

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Hi there, (TL;DR: looking for feedback on Kenzo, Acacia House, Press. Already have reservations at SolBar & FL (!), and am working... View full discussion ›

80th Birthday Celebration

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My mom turns 80 next week and we are taking her to the Russian River for a long weekend. Unfortunately, our plans to take her to... View full discussion ›

Non-touristy drinks and/or bites in northern SF

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This Sunday, I'm going on a birthday outing with 7 friends in the touristy part of San Francisco, near the Embarcadero (Jefferson... View full discussion ›

Dinner near GG Park?

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Michael Bauer's list of 100 restaurants only mentions a Chinese place near Golden Gate Park. What do you chow hounds highly recommend... View full discussion ›

Drink: Explore Cocktails and Beverages in San Francisco Bay Area

Find Serenity Inside the Oldest Japanese Tea Garden in America

Find Serenity Inside the Oldest Japanese Tea Garden in America

Sip matcha tea while enjoying the peace and tranquility of this San Francisco hideaway. Read more.

Craft Beer Brims with Community in San Francisco’s Dogpatch Neighborhood

Craft Beer Brims with Community in San Francisco’s Dogpatch Neighborhood

by Jackie Berkery | Once San Francisco' s former industrial and port district, the Dogpatch is now brimming with construction cranes, millennials, and neighborhood watering...

The Harvey Wallbanger

The Harvey Wallbanger

Sometimes you just want something simple and comforting at 5pm. The Harvey Wallbanger is a simple combination of vodka, orange juice, and Galliano liqueur...

Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in San Francisco

Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in San Francisco

by Stephany Lawrence | What’s the deal with Negroni Week? Glad you asked! Negroni Week is entering its 6th year next week, from June 4-10, and the whole point is two-fold...

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