Photograph: Ana Kamin
If you’re like us, you’ve already given up on your New Year resolution to eat less in 2018. With pesky diets behind us (thank gawd), we’re ready to embrace the best cuisine the Bay Area has to offer in the new year.
Eight Tables at China Live
George Chen’s ambitious China Live, with its multiple […]
New Year’s Eve is definitely known as one of the biggest “party holidays.” But if you’re not a party person or you’d just rather spend the build up to the New Year at home, there are still tons of things you could do to make the night memorable! Here is a list of 15 creative ideas for celebrating New Year’s eve at home with yo […]
Check out SFist’s 18 best Sushi spots in SF.
For a high-end, contemporary sushi experience on par with some of the Bay Area’s best, check out this 21-year-old Union Square spot that was revamped a few years back under chef Ricky Yap, receiving the big Bauer three stars. The omakase menu will run you around $100 […]
From glamping in Guerneville to dressage in Nicasio, tips for living the good life on the sunny side of the Golden Gate.
SingleThread Farms. Photo: Courtesy of SingleThread/ Matthew Siciliano.
Beer Garden: Brewsters Beer Garden
229 Water St. N. (near E. Washington St.), Petaluma, 707-981-8330
Petaluma just boosted the North B […]
From Stinson Beach to Bodega Bay
1 The Casino Bar
The ultimate stealth dining paradise is found inside the funky Casino bar, where chef Mark Malicki produces ever-changing menus exactly based on what he can source most freshly that day. Working on a hamburger griddle with just a dishwasher and a server to support him, Malicki consistentl […]
The 2017 lineup adds The Organic Coup’s fried chicken, CREAM’s ice cream sandwiches and SF Soup Company’s Ladle & Leaf concept
San Francisco’s position as the country’s best food city and fine dining destination extends way beyond its restaurants— even our baseball stadium, AT&T Park, is renowned f […]
In an age of destination dining, pricey prix fixes, and fusion cuisines that we don’t call fusion anymore, it can be refreshing to return to a favorite local haunt. Whether it’s the kind of cozy French spot that takes all its cues from Parisian bistros, or the sort of locals’ spot with decent prices, reliably good food, […]
We’re in the middle of SF Beer Week – There’s still way more to see and taste. Check out these awesome highlighted events and get your beer on.
SF Beer Week is a world-class beer festival that’s an apt reflection of the Bay Area’s world-class beer scene. While Bay Area IPA’s are widely considered to be among the na […]
San Francisco isn’t the only city in the Bay Area to experience a rising number of quality eating establishments. Berkeley and Oakland are crawling with excellent restaurants, from high end Italian cuisine to casual, cash-only taco trucks. It’s high-time that the under-the-radar East Bay is paid its due.
1 Ba Le Sandwich Shop
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Like so many other holidays these days, New Year’s Eve is amateur hour for a remarkable number of people who don’t know how to drink. It’s also a traditional time when people in their twenties from other parts of the Bay Area take bridges and tunnels to ring in midnight in the big city, preferably […]
The months of December and January prove to be a busy time of year for everyone with all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays.
In addition to the family festivities and copious cups of eggnog forced upon you, you might also find yourself on the guest list of a company holiday party or two. Depending on the toxic combination of ubiquit […]
Boardgames can test your intelligence. They can be tactical, they can be strategic or they can just be simple and fun. Some boardgames offer a taste of all of these aspects, although not everyone finds a heavy Euro fun. That’s when we turn to party games, which put fun in the center. That’s not to say a party game can’t be strateg […]
Back again with some of our favorite links from time wasting, time saving and all the rest.
Solve the Riddle – This is great if you like riddles and puzzles.
Hemingway App – Hemingway App, named after the legendary writer Ernest Hemingway is basically a free grammar and error checking tool to improve your writing significan […]
It’s that time of year again when a mass exodus of hippies and hipsters (and, you know, regular folks) leave San Francisco to spend a week half-naked and “finding themselves” in a dusty prehistoric lake bed they’ve turned into “a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.” Yup, that […]
The Thrillist just posted the article “50 Ways to Take Your Summer to the Next Level”. As a last attempt to hold onto summer, I’m sharing the article here. Make the most of the small time we have left and grab your sweater/coat.
Sure, summer in San Francisco doesn’t translate to sun-soaked days at the beach, but that d […]
Pride yourself on your mad Oaklandishness but never heard of Oakland’s KoNo District? Here’s your chance to see the town’s burgeoning Koreatown Northgate neighborhood while perusing local art and merch at the popular First Fridays street fest.
On the first Friday of every month, the stretch of Telegraph Avenue from Wes […]
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to make the slow journey up Highway 1 through West Marin might be the Bay Area’s most spectacular day trip for nature lovers in search of the quintessential view. But foodies will also find lots to devour.
This coastal drive also promises good eats along the way, beginning with rustic pub fare in Mu […]
Big concerts are always fun but sometimes you want an intimate way to see a show. Luckily enough some of the smaller venues in San Francisco often have big headliners. Here are some of the best places to get that close-nit show feel.
Bottom of the Hill
From indie rock to hip-hop, this popular club offers a range of live music, plus outdo […]
It’s Pride month and we are coming up on SF Pride weekend. Find out what’s going on and more tips HERE. Below are some highlighted events. Please remember to stay safe, drink lots of water and be kind to everyone. Happy Pride!
Time 6:30pm, June 20
Black Lives Matter + the LGBTQI Community: INFORUM + SFPride
Join INFORUM a […]
Bay to Breakers is a mix of pure fun, a few hills, silly costumes, some serious runners and a good dose of history to boot. These days, serious competitors come from 40-plus nations. It has been 20 years since we’ve seen an American champion, male or female, besides our beloved 13-member centipede teams, of which locals excel. Bring a c […]
Luckily we live in the a mecca of good beer. Check out this stunning list and get your beer on.
The Rare Barrel – 940 Parker St, Berkeley
Fieldwork Brewing Co. – 1160 6th St, Berkeley
Cellarmaker Brewing Co. – 1150 Howard St, San Francisco
Faction Brewing – 2501 Monarch St, Alameda
Almanac Beer Co. R […]