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Celebrate National Beer Day in San Francisco

The repeal parade

It must have dwarfed the biggest, baddest Black Friday sale ever. On the morning of Friday April 7, 1933, thirsty crowds queued up outside breweries across the country, waiting for them to open their doors for the first time in 13 years. Prohibition was history, and the parched public was ready for beer.

'The Bachelor' Ben Flajnik + Partner Launch Fernet Francisco

We've already established that fernet is having a moment in San Francisco cocktail bars, and now two Bay Area locals are bringing the largely imported spirit stateside—bayside, to be exact. After launching at a dozen local establishments last week, Fernet Francisco is set to conquer.

Gin Makes a Major Comeback

New bars and local makers laud the classic spirit.

Silicon Valley Eats: Free. Pizza. Today.

We're feeling the spring spirit in the South Bay this week, thanks to a selection of quality Easter and Passover celebrations, a Bar Bambino alum's apperance in Redwood City, a Truckee breakfast favorite, and, oh yeah, free pizza! 

Feast Like a Champ at These 4 New Pop-Ups

Pop-up dinners are a great way to taste dishes that really come from someone’s heart and heritage. (Or, in the case of Burger at Buffalo Club, the opportunity to just enjoy an extremely kickass burger.) Here are four new pop-ups for your culinary consideration.

4 Twists on Easter Brunch Cocktails

Michelada Brunch Cocktail

San Francisco loves its brunch, and Easter is the perfect opportunity to dial everyone's favorite meal up a notch with these top-drawer cocktails. From fernet coffee to a fresh-squeezed bloody mary, think beyond the mimosa and try one–or all—of these reimagined morning libations.

The Courtyard, Off the Grid's First Permanent Home, Opens in Mission Rock

Off the Grid, the Bay Area's roaming mobile food court, opened their first-ever permanent market today—the Courtyard. Located within The Yard at Mission Rock, billed as a "pop-up shipping container village" for the gastronic set, the Courtyard joins Anchor Brewery, which opened in the same spot last week

Big Lunch: 50 Top Spots for a Midday Meal in San Francisco

There are only so many times you can eat a bag of Cheez-Its from the vending machine at work. To save you from yourselves, we are pleased to unveil our first-ever Big Lunch, featuring our picks for the 50 most delish spots for lunch in San Francisco. New to or just visiting SF? We give you the cheapest, quickest, booziest spots around. Plus, places to conduct your power business. You're welcome!

Drink Here Now: Game Day Specials, New Cocktails and Jazz + Poetry

From game day specials in SoMa to usher in the 2015 baseball season to Cockscomb's double happy hour, here's where you should throw back a few this week. 

Secret Recipe: El Techo de Lolinda's Chicharrones de Carne

El Techo

It's no surprise that El Techo de Lolinda's chicharrones de carne are the stuff of legend. While inspired by Latin street food, these crispy morsels are not your basic sidewalk cracklins—El Techo's chicharrones are roasted and fried chunks of pork shoulder, and taste best when shared with your friends over a long (and margarita-filled) evening. Bottoms up.

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