Eat + Drink
The An family lost everything, except each other. Descendants of Vietnamese royalty, they had enjoyed generations of privilege, distinguished positions in government and high society, and unparalleled wealth. Family matriarch and entrepreneur Diana An fell in love with San Francisco’s liberal spirit when visiting in 1971, and on a whim, bought a 20-seat Italian deli in Outer Sunset, before returning to Vietnam.
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.
In a city booming with fried decadence, there's still something so special about doughnuts. In honor of National Donut Day, here are some of our favorite spots in the Bay Area.
Build them big, build them sloppy, build them stylish, or even “squeezed.” We love a great burger, for juicy bliss between buns.
Less thinking. More drinking.
It's time to start honoring breakfast as the most important meal of the day.
Tired of your same old lunch routine? Add some spice to your day at the new Off the Grid location coming to Mission Bay.
Delicious, local, and sustainable the beaches around the San Francsico Bay are teeming with fresh seaweed, just ripe for the picking.
The setup looks like a magic trick. Ten tulip-shaped champagne glasses side-by-side on a grated rail behind Buena Vista Cafe’s crowded saloon bar. Two cubes of C&H sugar drop into each glass. The bartender tips a pot of Peerless coffee and partly fills each glass down the line. A spoon follows, briskly pitching steam into the air. The heat is extinguished with a unbroken pour of Tullamore Dew whiskey and a white dollop of whipped cream.