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Eat It: Scotch, Stir-fry and a Spring Spread

Scotch Lovers, Take Note: Tasting Tonight!

The Best Of SF 2010: 87 Reasons Why We Love This City

Each June, we rediscover our town. Now it's your turn.

 

Best of Eat + Drink

Full descriptions of our Eat + Drink picks here.

Public House and Mijita Spice Up AT&T Park

Acme Chophouse is dead: Long live Public House and Mijita! Chef Traci Des Jardins proves that two restaurants are better than one.

World Cup 101: Where and When to Watch the Action in SF

 

How to navigate the World Cup frenzy, 10,546 miles from Johannesburg: four must-see matches and the best places to watch them.

 

 


First Bite: Pica Pica Maize Kitchen

Pica Pica Maize Kitchen is far more exuberant than the usual Mission joint.

Best of San Francisco 2010: Eat + Drink

Whiskey jerky, lamb belly, yakimono and goat curry. Buns, subs and rums. California Chard with the essence of Burgundy. Oven-fresh bread with a whiff of Ocean Beach. Open wide.

Best $1 Wine

Heirloom Cafe: Where the Wine Comes First

The recession has made way for people to open restaurants with the same DIY spirit that's inspired the current rash of picklers. Without a doubt, it's given the dog-eat-dog restaurant industry here a softer, more earnest face, infused with that original 70's Chez Panisse idealism. Whether or not this makes for a sustainable business model, the jury is still out. But for now, I'm enjoying watching neighborhood restaurants open here with a true homespun touch and genuine intentions.

Market Watch: Chef Annie Somerville Gets the Goods

Every week, Lulu Meyer brings us the best of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Shop on!

Weird Art In Bars: The Page

Sometimes it's tough to tell if that dusty square behind the Wild Turkey is really swirling or if that third gin and tonic is altering your reality perception censors - i.e., you're so hammered you can't tell a Pissaro from an exit sign. Instead of leaving you to your own drunken devices, we're staking out the city's finest watering holes for the newly instated Weird Art in Bars series. This is clear-eyed, hard-hitting investigative journalism at its finest, folks - at least until the bartender finishes filling my pint glass.

Lowering the Bar: 5 Places to Drink For Cheap (or Free) This Week

Each week, we bring you our top picks for the best places to booze on the cheap in SF.

1. Invest in Good: The happy-hour titans of Drink Me magazine and City Dish are teaming up for a party at Art's Sushi and Tapas Lounge tomorrow, where attendees' first drink is $1 and drink specials will follow. They'll also have free "tastings" of Ploom, a complicated-to-describe product that involves tobacco, and numerous microfinance and other charities encouraging you to contribute to their projects. RSVP here. (Thursday, May 20, 7-10 pm, at Art's Sushi and Tapas Lounge, 2353 Lombard St., Marina.)

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