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Silicon Valley Eats: Ramen, Burgers, and ManresaBread

It's almost springtime, South Bay... in case you needed respite from this long, cold winter (right). Seasonal affected disorder aside, we've got a couple new eats to sample in the upcoming weeks. 

4 Wine Bars With Food Worthy of Pairing

It’s time to say goodbye to the same old charcuterie and cheese plates at wine bars. Really, is that the only thing we can eat while drinking wine? Uh, no. Here are four places that have food menus that are just as appealing and varied as their wine lists. Have at it. And come hungry.

Drink Here Now: National Absinthe Day and Chinese New Year Cocktails

Goodbye, Fernet February. Hello, Martini March!

Step Into Benu's Kitchen With Chef Corey Lee's New Book

Corey Lee, chef and owner of three-Michelin-Star gem Benu, will release his debut book next month. Simply titled Benu, the effort will give readers an insider look into Lee's recipes and shed light on the inspiration behind one of the world's most renowned restaurants.

The 11 Best Picks of Sonoma County Restaurant Week

Girl and the Fig

Located a mere 55 miles north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is a hub for some of the region's best food. From March 9-15, they will host their sixth annual Restaurant Week, and we’ve got the scoop on the dishes you shouldn't miss.

Secret Recipe: Huxley's Charred Squid Salad

The 25-seat Tenderloin bistro Huxley, which opened last fall, is the debut effort of Kris Esqueda (Saison, Sons & Daughters) and executive chef Sara Hauman (Bar Agricole). Its rustic, heartfelt menu includes the charred squid salad, full of California staples such as avocado, cilantro, and mint. The simple dish can be tailored to fit any season: Substitute chickpeas with lentils or quinoa for a hearty, cold-weather meal or, Hauman recommends, wait for summer to add sweet tomatoes for the perfect picnic salad.  

10 Questions for Melissa Perello, Chef-Owner at Frances and Octavia

Melissa Perello, Michelin-starred chef of Frances, is poised to reinvent her quaint neighborhood restaurant concept on a larger scale in Pac Heights. Perello will open the 54-seat Octavia this April in the former Baker & Banker space, where she’ll plate her trademark heartfelt dishes of fresh provisions from local farmers and fisherman, with hearty Josey Baker breads on the side. We asked the noted chef to share with us her thoughts on food trends (good and bad), last meals, junk food, and more. 

East Bay Foodie Update: Pie and Cocktails for All

On this gorgeous Friday, we're thrilled to bring you news about two of your favorite things—cocktails and pie.

5 Hot Restaurants Perfect for Family-Style Dining

All over the city, new restaurants are confidently offering a different style of menu: family style (or at least they’re listing a few big dishes built to share). Instead of everyone ordering their own plates, now you need to come to a quorum at the table about what you want to order. It's about shared enjoyment. Come together, right now, over food.

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