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A Sonoma County Wine Pro Picks Her 10 Favorite Bottles, Including a $15 Red You'll Sip All Fall

As president of Sonoma County Winegrowers, Karissa Kruse drinks a lot of wine. And while this may seem like a dream job, the task of picking her favorites can be quite daunting. “On most days and occasions...

Grocery Outlet, December 2019

by sweethooch 4 days ago

Palo Alto 12/1/19 Dawn Platinum dish liquid, 2-pack 20.6 oz each $2.99 Nona Lim Vietnamese Pho bone broth 10 oz, $1.99 Siggi’s Skyr plain strained yogurt 0%, 24 oz, $1.19 Boursin shallot 5 oz...

Catering Warehouse Sale in Healdsburg, Jan 23 & 24

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 hours ago

"NEW DATE! MORE STUFF! Please update your calendars — our Warehouse Sale in Healdsburg is being postponed to next month. NOW HAPPENING on Thursday, January 23rd and Friday, January 24th in Healdsbu...

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Boichik Bagels in Berkeley?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 hours ago

Boichik Bagels opened its long-awaited brick and mortar on Black Friday in the venue where Noah's got its start. Yesterday morning I stopped by the one-week old shop a little after 10am to find a s...

Best Place for Central and S. American Cheese?

by boris_qd 10 years ago

I'm looking for the best place in the city of San Francisco to buy central and south american cheeses - both fresh and aged. Especially interested in Venezuelan cheese but other types also welcome...

EV Brown Sauce recipe? (Split from SF Board)

by Brad Goeppert 12 years ago

Greetings to all of you EV Brown Sauce lovers! My wife and I took my mother out to lunch yesterday to the Hickory Pit and guess what we had? Those ribs really brought back memories of when my gra...

Cooking Papa Foster City ownership change disaster

by Thomas Nash 6 months ago

New ownership appears to have killed this place. It had been one of our favorites in the Bay Area. Today, bbq pork belly was tough and nothing like the traditional quality here, shrimp wontons had ...


Jimtown Store Closing Dec 30 | Alexander Valley - Healdsburg - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Owner Carrie Brown has announced that the Jimtown Store will close December 30. She is seeking a buyer or leasee for the iconic property. "Dear Friends of Jimtown, For the past 28 years, Jimt...

Recommended Restaurants for SF Trip for Adventurous Foodies willing to splurge?

by Kalenden 13 days ago

Hi, My companion and I are going to SF soon, second visit, and we are major foodies who enjoy active city trips with a big gastronomic part. Commonly, we actively walk around the city the whole ...

Harrington Wines - Close out sale - Open house 12/7, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

FINAL HARRINGTON WINES OPEN HOUSE and Sale, Saturday December 7th, 1 - 4pm This is it. Our last Open House and your last shot at unreal prices on all of our wines. The full case (12 bottles) ...

Where to buy bulk pecans in shell? San Francisco preferred.

by poot 6 days ago

I used to get pecans at the Santa Monica farmers market. I haven’t seen bulk pecans in the shell since. Rainbow? A farmers market?

Signal Coffee Roasters free pourover event - Alameda, 11/30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

"Come to Crispian Bakery for free coffee tasting via pour-over with the roaster! " Sat, November 30, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST Crispian Bakery 1700 Park Street #120 Alameda, CA 94501 ...

Kam's Gourmet Chicken - SF

by Cynsa 7 years ago

The recipe for Kam's Gourmet Chicken was requested on the SF board. I've never had it at Kam's... but try this and let us know if it comes close. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, cut i...

Just a Platform? Instacart Workers Strike at the Gig Economy’s Favorite Lie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

". . . The strike, which lasted three days, was about a lot more than tips. The larger issue, Bain said, is that Instacart is doing the classic tech-company move of pretending its employees aren’t ...

Marin Sun Farm Buying Rancho Slaughterhouse in Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

If you've been following the recall of 8.7 million pounds of beef and the shutdown of operations of Rancho slaughterhouse in Petaluma during the investigation, perhaps the biggest food story to hit...

SF Sourdough Revisited

by mtskeeter 5 years ago

Thank you for all of the very helpful responses! Can someone comment on why there is only one game in town (Boudin) when it comes to sourdough bakeries? Did the old bakeries up and die and take the...

Kiva fast-acting cannabis gravy?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

This write-up in Sunset Magazine doesn't say anything about how this just-add-water packaged gravy tastes. Anyone tried it? Available only in San Francisco and Los Angeles, currently. https://ki...

Tartine Bakery closed by health inspectors due to rodent infestation

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 14 days ago

How's this for a coincidence: I visited Tartine Bakery for the first time in years last Friday morning and it was closed by noon. I even had their bread at Delfina that night.