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Drink Here Now: Firefly, Free Cider, and Fizzy Mojitos

You might want to clone yourself so you can attend all of this week's boozy events, happening in SF and the East Bay.

The Wagon Can Wait: Download the Big Drink App

First, we blew your minds with the Big Eat app. Now, we're whetting your whistle with the Big Drink app, coming straight to your thumbs.

SF's Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Ranked

Eat this chicken sandwich!

Somewhere in between San Francisco’s overwrought burrito worship and our love for all things hamburger, we allowed the fried chicken sandwich to fall through the cracks. Blame it on Chick-fil-A, blame it on Rio. But there are a bevy of choice crispy fowl sandwiches from which to choose. Here are a few of our favorites, ranked by worthiness in the canon of fried chicken sandos: 

The Rollicking Roots of Bottom of the Hill

Kitten performing at Bottom of the Hill

The first person to shatter the window behind the stage at Bottom of the Hill was Green Day’s drummer in 1998 during the filming of MTV’s The Ten Spot. Rather than replacing the window with a standard double pane glass, the staff agreed to let a regular patron, dubbed “Paul the Glassblower,” create a custom-made, prismatic stained glass proxy. It has again been broken since, unfortunately (by the singer of the Dillinger Escape Plan), but that idiosyncratic work in situ symbolizes the Potrero Hill staple: colorful, quirky, and vehemently DIY.

Magnolia Dogpatch and Schroeders Duke it Out in a Pub Brawl

Two storied city drinkeries get a refresh. We let them duke it out for the title of Top Brewhaus.

5 New Restaurants to Check Out This Month

Looking for somewhere new to eat? We've got you covered. Here’s your monthly cheat sheet of five brand-new places that recently opened around town.

The Big Drink 2014: 50 Cocktails to Try Before You Die

Cocktail hour is a BFD—and in a town that has loved its liquor since time began, it can offer an insightful snapshot of the city’s spirit if done just right. We’ve distilled the essence of San Francisco down to 50 drinks to try before you die—the 2014 edition.

Foodie Agenda: Build Your Own Haute Dog, Napa’s Festival del Sole, & More!

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

Drink Here Now: Izakaya, Fillmore Jazz Festival, and White Russians

With so many reasons to drink this week, you should probably get started. Now.

East Bay Eats: Cocktails, Burgers, and "Top Chef"-Stamped Openings

Hello, three day weekend! Celebrate your newfound freedom (oh, and America's), by checking out three thrilling new eating and drinking options in Oakland and Berkeley. 

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