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Drink Here Now: Whiskey, Bubbles, and Meaty Mezcal

It's not peer pressure. It's just your turn to drink.

We Wanna Be Friends With the "Kissing Chef" Nick Ronan

Affectionately known as “the Kissing Chef,” Nick Ronan has been greeting his patrons with a friendly “Welcome home" since Bisou Bistronomy opened in 2010. 

Foodie Agenda: Local Chef on Knife Fight, Dinner at Fox Den, & More!

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

Almanac Beer Celebrates Third Anniversary with a Tap Takeover at Toronado

Damian and Jessie pulling a sample of Almanac beer

In 2011, Almanac Beer Company co-founders Jesse Friedman and Damian Fagan released their first beer: a Belgian-style golden ale made with blackberries from the Sebastopol Berry Farm, then barrel aged for 11 months before bottling. This Summer 2010 Vintage was quickly snapped up by beer lovers, as have the many other “farm to bottle” beers Almanac brewed since.

There's a Kale Shortage! Eat These Other Leafy Greens Instead

Start rationing your juices, bid farewell to the city's top salads, and gird your loins, it looks like we have a global kale shortage on our hands! 

Vote: Your Favorite Mixologist's Spin on the Rickey Cocktail

Novela's "Ernest Rickey" cocktail

Through all the different craft cocktail crazes that have swept San Francisco over the years, one particular classic beverage rose above the fray—the rickey. Made with nothing more than Cointreau, lime, and soda, this timeless concoction is the perfect cocktail for everything from lazing around on the grass at Dolores Park to toasting the end of the work week at your favorite watering hole. It's refreshing, it's simple, and it's proof that you've officially moved on from your jungle juice days to the finer things in life.

Secret Recipe: Chile Pies' Country Peach Pie and Pie Shake

What in the world could be more heavenly than a Pie Shake—a piece of your favorite pie blended with ice cream and milk and then slurped through a straw?

Silicon Valley Eats: Korean Shaved Ice, Seafood-Centric Italian, & More

It may be Fogust up in San Francisco, but the sun's shining brightly on the South Bay this week. Celebrate the Vitamin D intake with a swath of new openings, covering a wide range of tasty cuisines. 

Outside Lands Beer Picks From Magnolia's Dave McLean

Outside Lands not only showcases the biggest names in music this weekend, but will serve some of the Bay Area’s finest food and drink as well. This year's Beer Lands is bigger than ever, with almost twice as many California breweries as last year. We sat down with Dave McLean, Brewmaster/Owner of Magnolia Brewery and the BeerLands curator, to ask him a few questions about this year's selections. 

5 New Restaurants to Check Out This Month

Looking for somewhere new to eat? Here’s your monthly cheat sheet of five brand-new places that recently opened around town.

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