Eat + Drink
Step aside, coffee. This is a job for alcohol.
Whet your appetite for these fun foodie events.
Nearly two years in the making, the long-awaited Drake's Dealership brewpub, from the team behind Drake's Brewery and Jupiter pub in Berkeley, will open in early August.
When summer brings more fog than tradewinds, it’s time to go tiki. The Bay Area is home to a surprisingly large number of moody hideaways that glow with pufferfish lamps and potent, flame-lit drinks.
If you work or live downtown, you’ve most likely eaten at one of the ubiquitous Lee’s Deli locations. Founded by Lee Quan, a rare born-and-raised SF native, Lee’s has been serving tasty and affordable sandwiches, salads, soups, Asian dishes, and a veritable smorgasbord of other fare since 1983.
Summer in Sonoma County means a bounty of local produce, artisan specialties, and heirloom gems. But among those stalls brimming with juicy berries, stone fruits, and tomatoes in red, purple and gold, something else beckons: a fine meal to munch as you wander.
Before you reach for that bottle of Provencal rosé for this weekend's July 4th festivities, why not consider this more festive, gin-soaked, made-in-San Francisco treat?
You're free to drink all you want on Independence Day.
Forks at the ready, we have lots of foodie news for you to chew on this week.