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The Best Alternatives to SF's Most Popular Restaurants

San Francisco is home to some of the most incredible food in the world. That's why some restaurants have lines that wrap around the block, through the park, and into the bay.

Labor Day Recipe: The Golden Gate Shandy

Labor Day weekend is finally here and while everyone is scrambling to pick up a six-pack of PBR, we'll be sipping on this refreshing beer cocktail. 

Eat Here Now: Calavera Raises the Bar for Mexican Fare in Oakland

When I was younger, one of my favorite movie scenes came from Beauty and the Beast and involved Belle rejoicing in her newfound library by swinging excitedly on a ladder from shelf to shelf, picking up novel after novel. When I walked into Oakland's Calavera last week, I instantly felt that same rush of excitement when I saw the bartenders swinging from shelf to shelf via an old, wooden ladder. But instead of books, expert hands reached for tequila—shelf after shelf of tequila. 

9 Lovely Wineries You Must See Along Sonoma’s Wine Road

You’ve been there: A spontaneous trip to Wine Country leaves you guessing which among roughly 3,000 wineries (that all sound the same) will offer a setting inspring enough to coax a “jelly” or two from your Instagram pals. We're here to help.

East Bay Eats: Tailgate Menus + Off the Grid in Fremont

3 delicious reasons to eat in the East Bay. 

Drink Here Now: Wet Hop Beer and a Broken Racket Cocktail

I enjoy a glass of wine each night for its health benefits. The other glasses are for my witty comebacks and flawless dance moves.

Foodie Agenda: Giants Orange Lager + Dirty Water Does Brunch

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

Eat Real Festival: 3 Delicious Days of Food, Drink, and Fun!

Spend your last days of summer at Oakland’s 7th Annual Eat Real Festival! Jack London Square will be transformed into an epic playground of good food with a focus on food craft, street food, artisan beers, local wines, and delicious cocktails—all featuring sustainable local ingredients. 

Special Event: 7x7 Big Eat Supper Series (Come and Get It!)

Each year, Bay Area foodies voraciously chow their way through 7x7's Big Eat: 100 Things to Eat in San Francisco Before You Die. This September, join us for The 7x7 Big Eat Cocktail Supper Series, a weeklong tasting event where you can sample from our list of SF's must-eats, plus meet and mingle with top chefs from the city's most buzzed-about restaurants.

8 California Sparkling Wines to Pop Open this Summer

Who says sparkling wine is reserved for New Year’s Eve? Special occasions certainly call for sparklers, but popping open a bottle can be an event in itself. In fact, with temperatures rising in the Bay Area, a cold glass of bubbly might be the best answer to beat the heat.

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