Eat + Drink
It can be hard to keep up with the incredible food and drink explosion happening in the East Bay. 2014 has been a banner year: new breweries and barbecue joints, butcher shops and bars, we’ve seen it all in Oakland, Berkeley, and beyond. Here are the 13 openings in 2014 that caused the most excitement. We can only imagine what 2015 has in store for us!
Instead of embarking on a post-holiday juice cleanse, we prefer to look ahead to some of the stellar new beers coming out from our favorite local breweries in 2015. Here are six of the brews we’re looking forward to most.
DIY recipes from some of SF's hottest restaurants.
The city on New Year's Day is all about the walking wounded—some folks will spend the day recovering in bed, and others are ready to head back out there and get in the game. For the latter group, here are some places open for New Year's Day brunch. Just don't forget to tip big; your poor server or bartender is probably in worse shape than you.
Call your dentist and get busy.
Beer lovers here have it pretty sweet. With 19 San Francisco brewers and dozens of craft beer bars in a 49-square-mile city, you’re never far from a world class beer. Those who appreciate a challenge can find it though, by seeking out special brews and events that are available in limited quantities, or at special times of year, or only if you know someone with inside information.