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10/21/2011
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North Beach Of a beautiful coin of beef, caked lightly in lichen, a server says, “It has ancient flavors common to our... More»

10/21/2011

Windsor Barbecue comes in several regional styles: Texas, Kansas City, Carolina—North and South. The new Mamma Pig’s... More»

10/21/2011

Outer Sunset With its reclaimed-wood walls and mellow surfer vibe, this fog-shrouded café just blocks from Ocean Beach is a far... More»

10/20/2011

Oakland For a restaurant that occupies a former shoe-repair shop, this Pizzaiolo offshoot has never really been about shine and... More»

10/20/2011

Union Square Shield your eyes from the glare of televisions at the entrance, then squint as you step into the dining room in back,... More»

10/20/2011

Bluestem is a kind of grass consumed by many cattle and, in turn, by many of the diners at this downtown brasserie. They get it in the smartly prepared... More»

10/19/2011

Oakland Chikara Ono, a plucky chef who spent eight years rolling seaweed around rice at sushi-centric Geta, has extended his reach... More»

10/19/2011

Tartine Afterhours Samin Nosrat not only runs the Pop-Up General Store, an occasional market for food crafters, but also hosts a... More»

10/19/2011

How nice to walk into Boxing Room, the new New Orleans-inspired restaurant from the people behind Absinthe, and find that it goes easy on the Big Easy... More»

10/19/2011

In my family, we abide by two strict culinary rules: Never cut a bagel toward your face, and beware of menus that cross too many time zones. The... More»

1/24/2011

The waiter has just about had it. It’s his third time back to the table after being peppered with questions about the cod, crab cakes, and tuna. This... More»

10/22/2010

It’s 5:45 in the afternoon. As usual, the line is out the door at Tartine Bakery, a café in the heart of “the Gastro,” as the... More»