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8 Great Seasonal Beers for Fall (Beyond Pumpkin)

As Indian summer fades into the San Franciscso sunset, the cooler weather prompts us to reach for warmer gear and warming beers. We find ourselves bypassing the lighter, summer beer styles and stocking up on Harvest or Fall brews: maltier ales with a tad more alcohol and a bit of spice. And while pumpkin beers generally fall into this category - Almanac Beer Co. and 21st Amendment Brewery offer excellent local choices - we thought we would explore some squash-free beers that both celebrate and pair well with Autumn.

Flavor Profile: Capo's Tony Gemignani

Besides embarking upon a national book tour this month for The Pizza Bible (Ten Speed Press), Tony Gemignani is busy opening three restaurants in Vegas, another in LA, and launching his own brand of flour, Tony’s Californian Artisan. 

Silicon Valley Eats: Hummus, Nepali Cuisine, & a Pumpkin Festival

It's beginning to feel a lot like fall in the South Bay, those little heat waves aside. Get in the spirit with a spate of restaurant openings, expansions, and the granddaddy of all pumpkin festivals in Half Moon Bay.

What’s New in Wine Country Tasting Rooms

With more than 400 wineries each in Sonoma and Napa counties, there’s always room for one more. Or a half dozen more. Here are some notable new tasting rooms to put on your touring map.

5 New Cafes in San Francisco

Hey, sleepyhead, wakey wakey. It’s time to perk up at these five new cafes around town.

Drink Here Now: NotOberfest, Pink Cocktails, and Peay Vineyards

Oktoberfest will continue until all the beer and pretzels are gone.

Win Tickets to a Private Dinner With Chef Jacques Pépin

It's time to escape from flavorless burgers and droopy french fries. For the past twenty-five years, Jacques Pépin, internationally recognized French chef and tv personality has joined us in our kitchens, and hearts, to provide us with tips and recipes for fast food, his way. This October marks the end of a long and delicious run for Pépin, who recently began production on his last (and thirteenth!) series, Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul, filming at the local KQED studios.

5 Cravings, from Brussels Sprout Chips to Tart au Chocolat Noir

Schuyler Bailey is hungry. Here are her cravings this month.

Secret Recipe: Namu Gaji's Korean Fried Chicken

Dennis Lee may be the new Colonel Sanders. The Namu Gaji chef’s Korean Fried Chicken (KFC), available on the restaurant’s brunch menu, is twice fried and then slathered with a sweet and tangy glaze that looks almost nuclear, thanks to a helping of gochujang, a kicky Korean condiment made from red chiles, rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.

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