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Restaurateurs are like punk rock bands. As their Q rating rises, their street cred plummets. Food snobs, like punk fans, are wary of success. A rare... More»


21st Amendment—the San Francisco brewpub named after the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition—is burnishing... More»


Take a local culture that’s forever on the hunt for new things to eat, add in our health consciousness and our eco-guilt, and it... More»


When an ankle injury forced Neyah White, head barman at Nopa, to find a more sedentary profession, he looked to the world of whiskey. Though he... More»


SOMA Pho is the comfort food of a thousand faces. At this corner nook on Sixth Street—as at Turtle Tower’... More»


Embarcadero A New Yorker–style cartoon, hanging in a hallway of One Market, shows a well-dressed woman ... More»


Los Gatos Ripples from the Greek financial crisis have yet to reach the economic island of Los Gatos. Witness the... More»


Berkeley To a lonely stretch of San Pablo Avenue that has long been low on umlauts and most everything else, Kai... More»


Sonoma If Alice Waters had had her culinary awakening in Baton Rouge instead of Brittany, she might have created a... More»


North Beach The often resurrected Washington Square Bar & Grill has finally died for good, and Dane Boryta, most... More»


Spend too many hours in front of the Food Network and you come to see a chef’s path as a glamorous journey, kicking off with studies at Le... More»


Ordering a Manhattan earns one instant cocktail cred. There’s something so very Mad Men about that blend of bourbon and sweet vermouth with a... More»