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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.

Clusterfest Brings Sitcom Delicacies to Life

Clusterfest Brings Sitcom Delicacies to Life

by Chloe Catajan | Comedy Central hosted its second annual Clusterfest in San Francisco last weekend. Tucked away where San Francisco City Hall meets the Bill Graham Civic...

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...

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...

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...

Hangtown Fry

Hangtown Fry

Hangtown Fry is for lovers of crisp bacon, fluffy eggs, and luscious pan-fried oysters; they're the star ingredients of this simple breakfast dish...

How to Make a Perfect Biscuit

How to Make a Perfect Biscuit

by Christina Mueller | Biscuits are many things to many people—round and flat cookies to the British, skinny and crunchy accompaniments to coffee for the Italians—but at Kahnfections...

Latest SF Bay Area discussions

Quick! Good place for lunch in Napa Valley

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DH and I will be driving up for a quick trip tomorrow afternoon. What's an unpretentious, good value restaurant where the folks... View full discussion ›

Please review my crazy itinerary! Help needed!!

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Please help! The boyfriend and I are coming to San Francisco for 4 nights over Memorial Day weekend. Our plans are to do a lot... View full discussion ›

Trip Report - with many thanks

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Trip was great and overall the food was amazing - so thanks to all the advice here. I have to say this trip should be called "San... View full discussion ›

Pride Sunday in SF

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Any good suggestions for a light bite and good cocktails on Pride Sunday in the city? Attending our first SF pride parade today... 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...

The Best Food Secrets at Summer's Most Popular Music Festivals

The Best Food Secrets at Summer's Most Popular Music Festivals

by David Watsky | Music festivals have come a long way since the first—1967’s Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain— where the only thing anyone ate was LSD dropped on the...

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