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    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 […]

  • Make your holiday party or dinner pop with these unique and scrumptious treats. Nothing gets things started like the right snack.

    Cranberry Brie Bites

    The perfect party appetizer.

    Get the recipe from Delish.

    Cranberry Cheese Balls

    The cheese ball of your dreams.

    Get the recipe from Delish.

    Pull-Apart Christmas Tree

    Oh cheesy […]

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    New York City may get all the pizza credit, but San Francisco puts up a mean fight. Pie options here run the gamut from certified pizza Napoletana to saucy deep-dish numbers to thin-crust specialties. Options have especially increased in the last year, with several notable openings now dotting the list, and top-shelf pies all the way fro […]

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    Check out SFist’s 18 best Sushi spots in SF.
    Akiko’s
    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    The sun is out, the weather is nice – time to head to wine country and enjoy all the flavors. Champagne taste with beer money.
    Wine Country, particularly the Napa Valley, is the lap of luxury of the Bay Area, and an adult playground for the wealthy from all over the US. If you’ve spent some time wine tasting up there, and in S […]

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    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 […]

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    Spring is such an exciting culinary time. Check out these mouth watering recipes.
    Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Green Garlic

    Once you get the hang of it, forming these dumplings is easy, but it may take a little practice at first. Recipe 
    One-Skillet Steak and Spring Veg with Spicy Mustard

    This mustard sauce is meant to have so […]

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    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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    New Year! New Food!
    1 Almanac Taproom and Beer Garden

    The first brick-and-mortar outpost of Almanac Beer Co. has landed in the Mission, boasting a menu of creative snacks, sausages, and burgers. There is also a huge selection of Almanac’s signature style of barrel-aged beers on tap, as well as fresh beers, cans, bottles, and growl […]

  • House Beautiful has some mouth watering recipes for fall. I couldn’t help but pick out a few delicious stand outs to share here with you. Don’t hesitate to invite us over to help you taste test these amazing dishes. 🙂

    LENTILS WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES

    A splash of rosé transforms healthy legumes into an addictive dish. Tos […]

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    Eating well during the week doesn’t have to be hard. Check out these delicious simple recipes from Bon Appetit and treat yourself.

    Cacio e Pepe e Roasted Vegetables

    When a dinner of cheese and butter and noodles sounds a bit too indulgent, just add roasted veg. Boom.

    Recipe

    Miso Soup with Veg and Tofu

    Wholesome, fill […]

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    If you’re a fan of Netflix series you’ve hopefully heard of “A Chef’s Table”. This documentary style show follows the lives of the world’s most prominent fine dining chef’s. In season 2 they featured San Francisco chef Dominque Crenn of Atelier Crenn and Peitit Crenn. The show is worth checking o […]

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    Appetizers are always a great treat in the summer. Check out these light and simple recipes.
    EVERY HERB PESTO
    Seven fresh herbs give this pesto ample flavor while ground Marcona almonds add subtle crunch. You’ll want to put this every herb pesto on everything.

    INGREDIENTS

    1/2 cup Marcona almonds, toasted
    2 cloves garlic, peeled
    1 […]

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    Healthy and delicious meals delivered right to your door— it’s a win/ win. (Photo courtesy of Thistle) 

     Exhausted after a long day at work? Not only do these uber-hip services save you precious time and energy, but they’ll also leave you satisfied and radiating health and wellness. Plus, they’re […]

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    I recently made my way down south to Carmel by the Sea. I had such a glorious time and wanted to share some of the great finds and fun I had.
    I should also say that this was not a romantic getaway, just me and a good friend.
    Coming to Carmel doesn’t have to be expensive. We were able to find great accommodation for a reasonable pri […]

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    You’ve been talked you into throwing a barbecue this weekend. It sounds great after the week you’ve had but how are you going to pull it off in such short notice? We have tips on throwing a summer barbecue on the fly while appearing as though you’ve been planning for months. 
    Sometimes throwing a barbecue the day of ac […]