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How to Catch Your Own Crab in the Bay Area

The best crab I've ever had was hand-caught in Desolation Sound, British Columbia. And by hand-caught, I mean my shipmate chased it through the shallows and grabbed it with his bare hands just off a narrow strip of beach on Cortes Island.

East Bay Eats: Wine, Poutine, and Holiday Feasts

It's time to rev it up, East Bay—in addition to a whole lot of noteworthy openings and updates, we've got a number of delectable Christmas and New Years feasts for your dining pleasure. Ready to close out 2014 with a bang?

VOTE: The 2015 Eat + Drink Reader's Choice Awards!

It's time to vote for your favorite local spots! 

Weekend Guide: Bay Area Gift Swap, Procrastinators Rejoice, Vita Fede, & More

Want a white elephant present delivered with lunch? Read on. 

Check Out the Best Local Holiday Chocolates

Only a couple of weeks remain until Christmas, sure, but you still need to show up at holiday parties with a nice host gift (a classy move). At the very least, you'll want to give something sweet to people you care about, like your brilliant hairstylist. And chocolate is rarely the wrong answer (like, never), so here’s what some of our local confectioners and chocolate-makers are offering for the holidays.

Drink Here Now: Creamy Cocktails and a Bartending Pioneer

If ketchup is a vegetable, then a Bloody Mary is a salad.

Foodie Agenda: New Juice Bar, Hot & Sour Ramen, the Whole Hog, & More

From savory head cheese to gorgeous hot & sour ramen, these events will blow your food-loving mind. 

6 Apple Cider Cocktails to Try Right Now

The only thing cozier than warm apple cider on a cold day? Adding a generous helping of spirits. 

Win a Meal at The French Laundry with Lottery Scratchers

The California Lottery is dealing in more than just money these days. Starting in January, you can win a weekend culinary experience that includes a meal at the Michelin three-starred French Laundry, just by playing scratchers. 

Where to Get Tamales for Christmas in the Bay Area

If you don't have a Mexican grandmother/mother of your own, here's where to get the best tamales in the Bay Area to unwrap on Christmas Eve. 

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