Eat + Drink
We'd like to speak out on behalf of the pigeonholed spirits of the world. Despite what you've been taught, cachaça can tackle a whole lot more than the classic caipirinha. The bold Brazilian spirit has been popping up all around San Francisco lately, from cozy neighborhood joints to a lofty rooftop deck. To take advantage of our local talent, Cachaça 51 invited five of SF's most creative mixologists to mix up a brand-new cocktail that demonstrates their locale's personality and shows off a little of their own flair.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
The first official Oktoberfest, held in Munich 1810, was a celebration of the royal wedding of Ludwig I of Bavaria to Therese Charlotte Luise of Saxony-Hildburghausen when citizens were invited to line the streets and drink up.
Fifteen years ago, Foreign Cinema was a sleek standout in a neighborhood rife with (excellent) taquerias and (glorious) dive bars. It hardly seems out of place today, nestled among the seemingly countless hipster eateries and pricey pubs geared toward the neighborhood's tech elite. On Thursday, the cinematically-themed Cal-Med gem celebrates 15 years of disrupting the neighborhood food scene with a Quintessentially Quixotic Quinceañera.
You've probably experienced this strange phenomenon: The second you’ve left the Bay Area’s boundaries, delectable eating becomes harder to come by, and exponentially so the farther away you venture.
This Sunday, September 14, football season kicks off at Levi's Stadium when the San Francisco 49ers take on the Chicago Bears. Looking for a way to celebrate the start of the season? 49ers super fan Michael Mina, who recently opened the brand new Bourbon Steak & Pub inside the new high-tech arena, has the perfect boozy answer.
This week in East Bay restaurant news is all about the booze — or, the bar scene, rather. From the expansion of an already popular bar concept to a scandalous speakeasy, you now have even more options for good drinking (and eating) on this side of the Bay.