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Fall Cocktails to Find (and Drink Up) in SF

Keep warm this fall with eight seasonal cocktails from some of the city's most renowned bartenders.

2014 Hot 20: Matt Semmelhack + Mark Liberman, the Place Makers

General Manager–Owner + Chef-Owner Mercer Restaurant Group (AQ and TBD) / age 31 and 36

Secret Recipe: Tony Gemignani's Cal-Italia Pizza

In honor of his upcoming book tour for The Pizza Bible (Ten Speed Press), which hits stores on October 21, we got into the head of pizza maestro Tony Gemignani. He returned the favor with a sneak peek from his upcoming tome with the recipe for his Cal-Italia pizza, which he crafted while at the Food Network Pizza Champion Challenge in 2006.

2014 Hot 20: Josh Tetrick, the Food Scientist

Cofounder and CEO, Hampton Creek / age 34

SF Bartenders Create Four Fresh Cocktails for Fall

Even if it doesn't feel like it in San Francisco, we're in the throes of fall, which means it's the perfect time to set aside your summer cocktail standbys and mix it up with something complex and savory. To this end, we asked the talent behind four of our favorite watering holes to create a brand-new cocktail for us to sample.

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the Bay Area

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.

Oakland Eats: Two New Coffee Spots and a Friday Night Beer Fest

Guten Morgen, East Bay! Have you kicked off your Oktoberfest celebrations yet? Whatever your answer, we've got a party happening tonight, plus two new coffee options for recovery purposes. 

The Thinking Person’s Bar is Realized at The Interval

Did the advent of alcohol mark the beginning of human civilization or vice versa? That existential question is up for debate, but according to Alexander Rose, executive director of the futurist Long Now Foundation, man and booze are inextricably linked.

Where To Find Tasty "Queso" Dip In San Francisco

More monster truck rally than quinceañera, cheese dips are a perfect example of gringo comfort food. Come on, no authentic Mexican dish involves the lowbrow/high-flavor art of melting cubes of cheese with a jar of salsa. So when we have a hankering for something richer than chips and pico de gallo, we look toward San Francisco eateries to help us out. For example:

Drink Here Now: Bacchus, Brunch, and a Bloody Mary Festival

So many reasons to drink. So little will power.

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