Mouth-watering options are coming to The Golden City this spring
As the latest hot spot in Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District, Odette Estate is already making a name for itself, thanks to inaugural 2012 vintages that received glowing reviews from critic Robert Parker. Its recently completed 3,500-square-foot public space welcomes visitors with walnut tasting bars, black velvet sofas, ... More
From fresh cavatelli to make-your-own pastrami-sandwich boards, San Francisco’s Tenderloin district is giving us plenty to drool over
AlimentPartners Eric Rud and Matt Sullivan present comfort food with a twist in their 64-seat “anti-diner.” Offerings include seared diver scallops with crispy red quinoa, Thai green curry and pickled shallots, or main dishes of wild mushroom cappellini, braised short rib with turnip gratin and horseradish gremolata, or a ... More
From wine tastings to Bulgari sightings at Auction Napa Valley
The 35th Annual Auction Napa Valley lived up to its reputation not only for serving some of the best food and wine in the country, but for raising an enormous amount of money this June in support of community health and children’s education programs in Napa County.
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The most important highlights from the West Coast's most exclusive and intimate culinary experience
The Michelin stars aligned this past weekend at the 8th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival, where gluttons gathered for the ultimate culinary experience. Restaurateur, CEO and co-founder David Bernahl assembled one of the most spectacular lineups in the event’s history.
Throughout the course of the weekend over ... More
As HBO’s SF-based series Looking enters its second season, its star shares his favorite local spots for culture, coffee and more
On the Grind
“Never before in my life did I like coffee, not even coffee ice cream. But there’s this place called Philz, and it’s so delicious that it started me drinking coffee.”
“I love seeing movies at the Castro Theatre. One night we went to see ... More
A day in the life of Belcampo group's CEO Anya Fernald, who's carving out a role at the forefront of modern meat
Anya Fernald begins most days by Hula-Hooping. It’s how the Oakland-based CEO amuses her infant daughter before making her way to her company’s nearby headquarters. And hoop or not, the rest of her day requires continuous motion.
In addition to Belcampo’s first brick-and-mortar shop, in Larkspur at the Marin ... More
Bottoms up! See our favorite places to sip sophisticated cocktails
Trick Dog 3010 20th Street trickdogbar.com The bi-level space is tricked out with industrial cool bar stools, iron banisters, and found objects, and the cocktail menu resembles a Pantone color guide swatch, with cocktails named after real colors.
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Northern California's most celebrated food fest arrives to much fanfare next month. Here's what to expect
Pebble Beach Food & Wine is a four-day destination event that attracts 100 top celebrity chefs and 250 distinguished winemakers for a weekend dedicated to the finest food and drink across the U.S. Sponsored by Food & Wine magazine and Lexus automobiles, the seven-year-old festival draws in an upwards of ... More
From fresh ravioli at Belli Osteria to hot cocoa at Dandelion Chocolate, these are the spots to try
Belli Osteria, 2016 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley Craving a taste of northern Italy? Berkeley's cozy new osteria offers heaps of pasta that will knock you into a satisfying daze. Fresh ravioli (pictured) brim with surprising fillings, from braised pork, red cabbage and caramelized onions to roast duck and shiitake ... More