Eat + Drink
Exciting foodie adventures for the week ahead.
Three years after Ubuntu, Napa's groundbreaking vegetarian restaurant, closed, former executive chef (and James Beard Award Nominee) Aaron London just opened his own 45-seat eatery in the Mission.
Bay Area institutions Blue Bottle Coffee and Tartine Bakery are joining forces on a new venture: Taking over Tokyo.
Sure, oysters will boost your sex drive, but what about vegan lovers in need of a libido pick me up? Certified herbalist Emanuel Donval has created fast-acting vegan love potions that ease your mood so you can feel aroused and relaxed. Emanuel's Elixirs are a collection of herbal aphrodisiacs used to celebrate love and intimacy that provide emotional and physical support.
One of my go-to lunches has always been the Brenda’s Soul Food. My order is a cup of the famous Chicken, Sausage and Okra Gumbo plus a side of Hushpuppies with Chipotle Remoulade (Yeah, that adds up to a delicious total of $8.75). But, not all of us have the time to head over to the Polk Street eatery and instead would like to impress our family and friends with some French Soul Food at home. Here's how:
This week is all about the beer — SF Beer Week, specifically, which is taking the South Bay by storm with a wide array of brew-fueled events.
Every year, the Russian River Brewing Company releases the phenomenally popular Pliny the Younger—their limited release hoppy triple IPA—for just two weeks starting the first Friday in February (that's tomorrow, February 6). And fans from all over the country are already linimg up for hours to get a taste of the unbottled brew.