Eat + Drink
Oh, the Basque...with their lisping and liberal use of the letter "x." Those, pintxos, though—now, that's something we can get on board with. Bringing both together is Aatxe (aah-CHAY), the latest project from the Ne Timeas Restaurant Group (Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, Salumeria) and The Bon Vivants (Trick Dog), which opens tomorrow as part of the reimagined Swedish American Hall on Market Street.
And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: The table is set with our annual 100 things to eat before you die, each one taste-tested and 7x7 approved. Some dishes are brand-new; some are old favorites making their return. You've got your work cut out for you.
Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems. -Matt Groening
Your must-eat-and-drink guide in San Francisco this week.
You know it's a good week for eating in the East Bay when Oakland's best pizza place goes into expansion mode and a new Philz coffee opens up. And have we mentioned, pozole at Camino, late night eats in Temescal, and the cafe-cum-literary salon?