Eat + Drink
Don't put away your Dutch courage as San Francisco summer draws to a close! Since gin is traditionally enjoyed year-round, we asked local experts from around the Bay Area their favorite ways to enjoy the tasty juniper-based spirit in the winter. Their recipes did not disappoint.
Because the holidays should always be delicious.
When Mark Bittman defected to Berkeley last spring for a lecturing gig, the Bay Area food writing community collectively high-fived. It’s not often that we lure New York’s own to our fairer coast, and Bittman—prolific author, famed New York Times columnist, and brilliant journalist—is one of the biggest catches we could net.
If there’s one city that tops most travel wish lists these days, its Mexico City—the capital of our southern neighbor is undeniably on the lips of every tastemaker for its hot-as-fire food scene, among other things. And when one talks of Mexico City, Gabriela Cámara’s name is sure to come up.
Anna Weinberg is the life of the San Francisco party, as proprietress of Marlowe, Park Tavern, The Cavalier and, coming soon, Leo's Luxury Oyster bar.
New York has its egg on a roll, and we have our breakfast burrito. But SF also happens to make pretty amazing breakfast sandwiches (winning!). Here are some especially delicious (and new-ish) ones to add to your playbook.
As a culinary mecca populated with world renowned chefs and recreational foodies alike, it makes sense that San Francisco is a hotspot for underground supper clubs. These social dining experiences can take place anywhere from a Victorian house in the Mission to a houseboat on the bay. They're often themed and typically feature local ingredients, but the off-the-grid aspect of the dinners is arguably their most alluring quality.
It would have been a hoot to eavesdrop on the planning meetings between Martin Cate, owner of the new gin bar Whitechapel which opened this week, and Ignacio “Notch” Gonzalez, the designer who brought the offbeat concept to life.