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The Best Hotel Restaurants in San Francisco

In a city filled with tourists, it makes sense that some of San Francisco's hottest restaurants would reside inside hotels. Here are a few of our favorites that have everything but the turndown service. 

The Big Drink: 50 Cocktails to Sip in SF Before You Die

In honor of National Cocktail Day (March 24th), we invite you to revisit our favorite drinks in San Francisco. In a town that loves its liquor, it can be hard to distill the essence of SF down to just 50 drinks to try before you die. But we managed. Remember to pace yourself. 

Foodie Agenda: Cala Does Tapas + Locanda Launches Brunch

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit! 

Small-Batch Craft Beers Come to New Tasting Room in Bayview

If you seek a bit of community to go with your small-batch craft brew, head to Laughing Monk Brewing's new Bayview tasting room, ask for Andrew Casteel, and get to know the guy over a pint of his Cal-Belgian beer.

Exotic Japanese Ingredients Crop up at One Wine Country Farm

Local and seasonal ingredients are the culinary and environmental mandate of Wine Country. So what's a Japanese restaurant to do when its intricate kaiseki menu calls for a special kind of turnip that dates back to the 1400s? Rather than importing, one new restaurant is opting to grown their own.

Sonoma County Wine Lovers Strike Vineyard Gold at Patz & Hall

While the United States doesn’t have grand and premier cru classifications for its greatest vineyards like Burgundy, France does, for wine lovers who covet California Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs there are certain vineyards that are spoken about with the same reverence. As one of the first wineries to focus almost exclusively on single-vineyard Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, Patz & Hall has been seeking out and championing some of California’s most iconic vineyards for more than a quarter century.

Keep it Caffeinated: Where to Get Your Afternoon Coffee Buzz in FiDi

Never mind our city's laid-back vibe—San Franciscans are hopped-up on caffeine round the clock. But come the after-lunch hour especially, local roasters fill up with drowsy workers in search of an afternoon fix. For any of you who clock in daily in FiDi, here are the hottest spots for midday buzz.

Equator Coffee Named California Small Business of the Year

In a marriage of two of our favorite things, coffee and gays, it was just announced that our own Equator Coffee & Tea is the first LGBT-owned business to be named California's Small Business of the Year, by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Kayak, Hike, or Bike Your Way to a Refreshing Beer on Tahoe's Ale Trail

Nothing quenches your thirst better than a cold brew at the end of a long bike ride. Or a delicious beer after a day spent on the water. Whatever your preferred sport, there's a beer (or two, or three) waiting for you at the end of the Tahoe Ale Trail.

4 Guaranteed-to-Work Hangover Remedies for Tomorrow Morning

Like the New Year's Day hangover, Super Bowl hangover, and Mardi Gras hangover before it, the post-St. Patrick's Day hangover is usually one for the books. But what if we told you that you can drink all the green beer you want and still function tomorrow at work? To do so, we asked four Bay Area drink experts to share their fool-proof hangover cures. Cheers! 

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