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Chop salad made with hearts of peach palm, medjool dates, pistachios, and Roquef

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An emu at Castello di Amorosa

  Current as of February 2017 My parents dragged my brother, sister, and me to wineries countless times when we were kids. We... More»

Ridged pasta with foie gras at Acquarello

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  D'Arcy Drollinger is opening a new play and a new nightclub at the same time, so you can imagine that he's a little taxed. Drollinger—a... More»

Gayle Pirie

  The chef: Gayle Pirie, co–chef/owner of Foreign Cinema ... More»


  “Knowing where Hawker Fare is and what it’s about, the only place that would work would be the Mission,” says James... More»

Egg on toast

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Tacos at Arguello

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Bread from ManresaBread

  Before a two-alarm fire shuttered Manresa in July (it’s optimistically scheduled to re-open in early 2015), the two-Michelin-starred... More»

Dough from Dough and Co.

  I’ve never been one to let pesky salmonella fears get in the way of my raw dough consumption—licking the bowl is one of the chief... More»

Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics

  Want to get out of the city for New Year's Eve? Sonoma County has everything from concerts to comedy cabarets, all accompanied by great... More»