Eat + Drink
1) Take a Holiday Tasting Tour with Liam Mayclem
Local television personality and “foodie chap” Liam Mayclem is leading two holiday tours that take guests behind the scenes of SF’s most influential foodie haunts.
A taste of quail and sexy soup are part of new restaurants popping up in the 650. That's happening at a va-va-voom revamped spot that is getting a little help from a big culinary star in San Carlos.
A former chef at Cotogna and Quince, Sean O’Toole, has moved into the space on Downtown Napa's Main Street that once housed the ill-fated Michelin-starred vegan eatery and yoga studio, Ubuntu.
7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.
Thursday, December 5 marks the 80th anniversary of the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition, and 21st Amendment Brewery is hosting a celebration. A parade starts at 4 pm in Justin Herman Plaza and ends at 21st Amendment Brewery on 2nd Street at Brannan, where an after-party will roll till 9 pm.
It's an annual challenge: Where to make a pitstop, or where to end the day, after a harried holiday shopping trip around Union Square? There are, in fact, a handful of good and civilized options.
Foodie Updates: Sons & Daughters Taking Over Bottle Cap, Second Act About to Open in Upper Haight, and More
In this week's restaurant news, we have the closing of a two-year-old spot in North Beach, the impending opening of the food hall in the former Red Vic in the Upper Haight, and a chef shuffle at Russian Hill's Seven Hills.
In an era of passion fruit caviar, cheesecake foam, and coconut bubbles, it’s a wonder that chefs even use fire for cooking anymore. Surprising, then, that one of the oldest and most traditional methods of cooking is having a resurgence: wood-fired ovens. Molecular gastronomy step aside and make room for browned roasts, bubbling pizzas, and rich seafood stews. Escape from the cold and enjoy a dish straight from a wood-fire oven at one of these local restaurants:
After you've finished all the turkey day leftovers, add these events to your culinary calendar.