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To drop in to Off the Grid’s Picnic at the Presidio on any given Sunday is to feel as if... More»


With all the gluten-, dairy-, and meat-free types infiltrating Thanksgiving tables across the Bay Area, crafting a holiday feast is getting harder. Add the... More»


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Plantains and sweet potato wedges with kale, bacon, and eggs at Kingston 11.

1. Since Maverick suffered its nasty fire, they're keeping their cult-followed brunch alive with a... More»


Did you forget to order your free-range, naturally raised, vegetarian (non-GMO) fed, antibiotic and hormone-free heritage turkey? Did you forget to order it... More»


Cowgirl Creamery Cooks by Sue Conley and Peggy Smith; Chronicle Books, $35 Brought to you by the first ladies of cheese, this... More»


With new locations slated for Denver, Seattle, and Santa Barbara, Patxi’s Pizza is... More»


It’s that wonderful time of year when the well-trained dogs of Piedmont stick their noses in the dirt to uncover nature’s diamond: the white... More»


1. I don’t normally order baklava because, as desserts go, it’s often treated as a second-class citizen. But the pistachio-based baklava... More»


Home sick with rain in the forecast? Us too. This hearty Winter Minestrone from David Tanis’ newest cookbook,... More»