Eat + Drink
After several rounds of voting and intense competition, Chef Matthew Accarrino of SPQR emerged as the clear winner of this year's Your City, Your Chef Contest, presented by Trumer Pils. To celebrate Accarrino's culinary accomplishments, Trumer Pils and 7x7 invited a select list of honored guests to SPQR for an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Locals have long admired the beef brisket enchiladas and homemade tortilla chips dredged in cotija and chile de arbol sauce at Mamacita and Nopalito. And, yes, every Saturday, lines twist outside for fried rock cod tacos and chilaquiles at Mijita and the Primavera. But now several new Mexican spots are serving up more elegant fare. Check them out the next time you need a taqueria break.
Fire it up, South Bay — this week's openings are all about the grill, and the delicious meaty (and vegetarian!) goodness that comes with it. Plus, authentic Thai food and all-you-can-eat sushi, for good measure.
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Just when we started getting used to the idea of rationing kale, the shortage gods strike again, and this time they're hitting us where it really hurts—Nutella!
Despite the endless variety of activities that San Francisco offers, it’s surprisingly easy to find yourself falling into a rut. Meeting at the same bar, ordering the same dish at the same restaurant, or defaulting to the same Friday night plans—it happens. We get it. But it doesn’t to be that way, and there’s no better method to break out of your rut than by dining and raising a glass aboard a stunning yacht as it cruises around our glorious SF Bay.
Michigan native Rick Hackett graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York and learned the principles of nouvelle cuisine at acclaimed Washington DC restaurant Le Pavillon before moving to the Bay Area in 1979 and leaving his mark on the local restaurant world.