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The Top 8 Pastrami Spots in the Bay Area, Ranked

Say what you will about our bagels, but San Francisco has turned into a proper deli town, as evidenced by the proliferation of delicious, crave-worthy pastrami. Brined for days, smoked for hours, and full of salty, meaty flavor, pastrami may well be the deli meat of the gods—when it's done right. Here are the eight best in (and around) town, ranked:

What’s New to Eat in Sonoma County

Hungry for something new? Get yourself to these recently opened or revamped Sonoma County restaurants.

5 Things to Note About the 2015 Michelin Guide

Every year, the Michelin Guide’s anonymous inspectors trot out their judgment on our local culinary scene, building drama and discussion over who lost or gained a star, who got a Bib Gourmand, and who was robbed altogether? Let’s review.

Drink Here Now: Deep-Fried Shots and Special Drinks for Giants Fans

How many wine dinners can you fit in one week?

Square's New App Lets You Pre-Order Coffee So It's Ready When You Arrive

Waiting in line for food and drink has become one of San Francisco's most unfortunate pastimes these days. Head to your nearest artisan cafe on any given morning to see this trend in action. Now, Square aims to relieve the time you queue up for choice coffee with Order, a recently launched app that allows you to pre-order your daily brew and have it waiting for you when you get to your favorite cafe.

Foodie Agenda: Bubblyfest, James Beard Taste Gala, & More

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appétit! 

The Castro Gets Mexican Flair with Hecho

After a brief naming fiasco, Hecho (henceforth not known as Bandidos) finds its niche in the Castro, doling out upscale Mexican fare and rare tequilas.

After Midnight: A Guide to SF’s Late Weeknight Eats

Like any world-class city, San Francisco is a variegated banquet of exceptional food, even in the wee-hours of a thirsty Friday or in the starry-eyed throes of a Saturday night. Yet, in a city full of midweek festivals, shows, movies, and music, the real question is—where’s the best food at 10:45pm on a Tuesday?

The Fall Take on Tequila: Curtis Hefley's Family Reunion

After sampling four artistically-poured tequila cocktails, all a refreshing departure from the ho-hum margarita, we have a winner! Bartender Curtis Hefley’s perfectly crafted “the Family Reunion,” which combines maple syrup, absinthe, and Hornitos Black Barrel tequila for a most flavorful homecoming.

The Many Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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. 

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