Eat + Drink
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
Astute barflies have likely noticed that mezcal has been gaining prominence in Bay Area cocktail spots—the smoky agave drink is often served in the kind of bold concoctions that would put hair on your chest. But lately, we stateside connosseurs have started getting our paws on the good stuff—the small-batch mezcals once kept by family distillers for their personal consumption. Now, we're beginning to appreciate mezcal on its own— unaged, unchilled, and without adornment of salt or lime—just how your abuelo would have wanted it.
What happens when you combine soul-balancing elixirs with vodka? Enter chakra cocktails. Happy hour just got a little more meaningful.
A road trip is even more exciting when your destination is marvelous food and wine. Fire up that convertible sports car and ready your appetite for these delicious events spanning Sonoma County to Monterey.
In August 2015, Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton named San Francisco the best food city in the country and Al’s Place the best new restaurant in America. But it's a brand new year, and promising restaurants are popping up all over the Bay Area. Here are six upcoming restaurants that may clinch our region's culinary dominance.
Feeling chilly? Warm up with this seafood chowder for the soul.
There's no better way to cap off an active day of hiking in the headlands, perusing Point Reyes, or exploring Mt. Tamalpais than an artisan pizza paired with a glass of vino or a craft brew. Marin's best pizzerias tout the region's abundance of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and feature laid-back, family-friendly dining environments that reflect the county's small town charms.
January is practically over. Here's how to spend your last precious moments.
Of course size matters. No one wants a small glass of wine.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit!