Eat + Drink
What do Rickhouse, Local Edition, Tradition, and Prizefighter all have in common? The touch of two friends, Justin Lew and Ian Scalzo, who first met at Bourbon & Branch, ground zero for San Francisco’s craft cocktail movement.
Perhaps we can credit the passing of Prop J in November, or maybe it’s just Daniel Patterson’s sense of nostalgia, but San Francisco institution Alfred’s Steakhouse is the most recent recipient of historical preservation and a wanted refresh, and the city is all the more delicious for it.
Few things can cure a hangover better than a michelada, a hearty bowl of birria, and the comforting smell of a street-side taco. If you're looking for a truly authentic brunch experience this weekend, head to one of these Oakland favorites for an old fashioned Mexican breakfast.
No category of wine is as indulgent and yet as overlooked as dessert wine. Like a good piece of cake, it should be sweet without being saccharine. California wineries make a diverse array of after-dinner drinkers, inspired by Old World classics from Port to Sauternes. Here are our 10 homegrown favorites as well as sweets for pairing.
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication. ~Lord Byron
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
With all the snow and water in the Sierra Mountains right now, it's sure to be a good year for juicy grapes and fantastic wines. Mark your calendar with these five wine festivals and head into the hills for a sip.