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The Big Eat Wine Country: 50 Things to Devour in Napa and Sonoma Counties Before You Die

San Francisco gastronomes are well versed in our annual Big Eat SF—for more than a decade, you've been checking dishes off our list of the city's must-eats. Last year, we invited Oaklanders to the party with our Big Eat Oakland. And now, drumroll please, we're bringing the Big Eat to Wine Country tables.

Secret Recipe: Namu Gaji's Korean Fried Chicken

Dennis Lee may be the new Colonel Sanders. The Namu Gaji chef’s Korean Fried Chicken (KFC), available on the restaurant’s brunch menu, is twice fried and then slathered with a sweet and tangy glaze that looks almost nuclear, thanks to a helping of gochujang, a kicky Korean condiment made from red chiles, rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.

Raise a Glass at These Tiny, Boutique Wineries

You've probably never heard of these tiny tasting rooms, but a visit to any of these boutique wineries is sure to be filled with tasty vino and one-on-one time with the winemakers. 

Secret Recipe: Blue Plate's Macaroni and Drunken Spanish Goat Cheese

Prepare to get sauced—on Blue Plate’s macaroni and drunken Spanish goat cheese.

Secret Recipe: Award Winner Jacopo Rosito Puts a Twist on the Negroni

A cocktail is a journey—at least, such is the philosophy of Jacopo Rosito, the bartender at 54Mint whose variation on the beloved Negroni recently won him the prestigious Bols Around the World cocktail competition.

Love Olives? Head to These Olive Festivals in November + December

It’s olive season in Wine Country, and now through the new year you can play the role of farmer and shake down the tasty fruit straight from the trees or wait until they get made into artisanal oil and briny table snacks. Either way, yum! 

The Best San Francisco Brunches—Minus the Wait

We live for brunch. But with our obsession for eggs Benedict and bottomless mimosas come long lines and hanger pains. Well, we're not gonna take it anymore. For all of you who have something better to do than stand in line, skip the hyped-up hot spots and head to one these less crowded restaurants for a ready table and an equally delicious brunch.

Drink Here Now: El Capitan Debuts Full Bar + PlumpJack Wine Tastings

Five festive ways to celebrate the start of November. 

Secret Recipe: Warm and Delicious Shepherd's Pie from The Cavalier

If you’re in the mood for comfort food—and let’s be real, who isn't?—then prepare your kitchen for this savory recipe from Chef Jennifer Puccio that's guaranteed to keep you warm and full all winter. 

Foodie Agenda: Taco Pop-Ups, New York Bagels & Holiday Dinners

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

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