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New Year's Hacks: Sign up for 7 Easy Hobbies in San Francisco​

Boost your resume and impress your friends with one of these fun workshops. 

Eat Here Now: Cadence Restaurant Opens Alongside Mr. Tipples Jazz Lounge in Mid-Market

The luxification of Mid-Market continues today with the opening of Cadence, the swank new sister restaurant to neighboring cocktail and jazz bar, Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio. The two venues, from Maven partner Jay Bordeleau, join neighborhood culinary pioneers Alta CA, Bon Marche, and Dirty Water. 

Meet the Sausalito Barman Who Invented the Tequila Sunrise for the Rolling Stones

Bobby Lazoff isn’t shy about sharing stories. He’s just as likely to drop a casual reference to his inclusion in Hunter S. Thompson’s Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (“I'm not in it by name, but I'm the guy with the BMW”) as he is to rattle off the many musicians that have crossed his path over almost seven decades. (He counts The Grateful Dead among his personal friends, and has a tattoo on his right arm that was inked at Janis Joplin’s house).

New Year's Hacks: 7 Ways to Eat Well in the Bay Area in 2016

Eat healthy and feel better in 2016. 

Drink Here Now: Conspiracy Theories and Small Batch Ciders

Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness. - Oscar Wilde

Foodie Agenda: Black Bark BBQ Opens + Olympia Provisions at Omnivore Books

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit! 

4 Cravings, from Make-Your-Own Popover Kits to Trick Dog's New Menu

Schuyler Bailey is hungry. Here are her cravings this week.

Must-Have Super Gadgets for Extreme Tea and Coffee Geeks

Anyone can pop into a Philz or Samovar for a great cup of tea or joe. But for real connoisseurs, coffee's about more than just taste—there's passion in the process, too. For the downright obsessed, making it at home is the only way to go. Try out one of these new gadgets to perfect your morning brew. 

Get out with the Green Fairy: Where to Drink Absinthe in the Bay Area

Few spirits are as divisive as absinthe—the infamous green fairy conjures both sneers from skeptics and delight from devotees. The aromatic, herb-based elixir, which dates back to 18th century Europe, has made a resurgence in the Bay Area in recent years. But, many folks are still too nervous to try the somewhat esoteric drink. Fear not. Here are six local spots that will walk you through it.

Secret Recipe: The Progress' Fresh Ricotta and Kiwi Salad

One of our New Year's resolutions this year is to eat more salads: the super fresh ricotta and kiwi salad from The Progress is one we could eat every single day.

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