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Oakland Eats: Bento Boxes, Vegan Eats, and a Tiki Cocktail Destination

Start revving your eating engines, East Bay — this week's openings are looking delicious. Where to start? How about kicking things off with a celebratory drink?

Soft Food Survival Tips For When You're Sick

Now, this isn’t the most glamorous topic, but for some of us, there comes a time when you'll have a visit to the dentist that’s going to knock you out of dining commission for a while (nooooo!). Or maybe you have a friend who just had gum surgery (ow ow ow) and you want to be a pal and style them with a tasty delivery.

6 SF-Themed Cocktails to Drink Around Town

Next time you're in the mood for a tipple, pay tribute to our fair City with these SF-inspired cocktails. 

Drink Here Now: Whiskey, Bubbles, and Meaty Mezcal

It's not peer pressure. It's just your turn to drink.

We Wanna Be Friends With the "Kissing Chef" Nick Ronan

Affectionately known as “the Kissing Chef,” Nick Ronan has been greeting his patrons with a friendly “Welcome home" since Bisou Bistronomy opened in 2010. 

Foodie Agenda: Local Chef on Knife Fight, Dinner at Fox Den, & More!

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

Almanac Beer Celebrates Third Anniversary with a Tap Takeover at Toronado

Damian and Jessie pulling a sample of Almanac beer

In 2011, Almanac Beer Company co-founders Jesse Friedman and Damian Fagan released their first beer: a Belgian-style golden ale made with blackberries from the Sebastopol Berry Farm, then barrel aged for 11 months before bottling. This Summer 2010 Vintage was quickly snapped up by beer lovers, as have the many other “farm to bottle” beers Almanac brewed since.

There's a Kale Shortage! Eat These Other Leafy Greens Instead

Start rationing your juices, bid farewell to the city's top salads, and gird your loins, it looks like we have a global kale shortage on our hands! 

Vote: Your Favorite Mixologist's Spin on the Rickey Cocktail

Novela's "Ernest Rickey" cocktail

Through all the different craft cocktail crazes that have swept San Francisco over the years, one particular classic beverage rose above the fray—the rickey. Made with nothing more than Cointreau, lime, and soda, this timeless concoction is the perfect cocktail for everything from lazing around on the grass at Dolores Park to toasting the end of the work week at your favorite watering hole. It's refreshing, it's simple, and it's proof that you've officially moved on from your jungle juice days to the finer things in life.

Secret Recipe: Chile Pies' Country Peach Pie and Pie Shake

What in the world could be more heavenly than a Pie Shake—a piece of your favorite pie blended with ice cream and milk and then slurped through a straw?

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