Eat + Drink
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been used for centuries to detoxify, energize, and strengthen the body. I first started incorporating the tonic into my daily routine years ago when friends in Japan shared that they would drink it with their morning hot water and lemon to support digestion and detoxification.
If Oakland had a taste, it would taste like chicken and waffles.
As Indian summer fades into the San Franciscso sunset, the cooler weather prompts us to reach for warmer gear and warming beers. We find ourselves bypassing the lighter, summer beer styles and stocking up on Harvest or Fall brews: maltier ales with a tad more alcohol and a bit of spice. And while pumpkin beers generally fall into this category - Almanac Beer Co. and 21st Amendment Brewery offer excellent local choices - we thought we would explore some squash-free beers that both celebrate and pair well with Autumn.
Besides embarking upon a national book tour this month for The Pizza Bible (Ten Speed Press), Tony Gemignani is busy opening three restaurants in Vegas, another in LA, and launching his own brand of flour, Tony’s Californian Artisan.
With more than 400 wineries each in Sonoma and Napa counties, there’s always room for one more. Or a half dozen more. Here are some notable new tasting rooms to put on your touring map.
Oktoberfest will continue until all the beer and pretzels are gone.