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Secret Recipe: Bon Marché's Delectable Beignets

What's the best way to top off a midday meal at Mid-Market's newest Parisian market, Bon Marché? Well, assuming you've already tried their amazing Champagne rimmed with popcorn kernels(!), then the only thing left to do is devour a cone of pastry chef Rikki Garcia's tangy lemon verbena beignets filled with a soft créme anglaise. Believe us, it's the best treat you could ever award yourself with during a work day. 

The Most Freakishly Delicious Cheeseburgers in San Francisco

That most all-American of sandwiches is a bit of lab rat here in San Francisco, where creative chefs test and try, test and try until they find just the right twist on the classic to arrive at their own signature cheeseburger. With so much culinary talent here, it’s tough to choose our favorites. But, of course, someone’s got to do it. Here are our carefully taste-tested picks for the eight most bomb cheeseburgers in SF.

Every Bay Area Restaurant That Won a Michelin Star for 2016

And the winners are ...

The Michelin Guide released its annual list of 2016 stars this week, and we're proud of (though honestly not surprised!) how many local eateries made the list. 

Drink Here Now: Halloween, Day of the Dead, and Sinner's Hour

Work is the curse of the drinking classes. ~Oscar Wilde

Foodie Agenda: Learn the Secrets of French Cooking + Halloween Candy

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

Delicious + Festive Local Candy Bars for Halloween

Ramona Bar from Double Dutch Sweets

There are several Bay Area companies eager to sweeten your night of trick-or-treating or trick-or-drinking. Whether you’re into ribbons of caramel, coconut or good old fashioned partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, check out these new releases and nostalgic favorites:

6 Seasonal Beers to Help You Transition into Winter

Shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures are slowly driving us indoors, which means it’s time to hunker down and pick up the darker, richer beers of fall. Thankfully, local craft brewers are prepared for the change in seasons with delicious beers to help smooth the transition. 

Eat Your Way Through Maui's Fresh Food Scene

On the island of Maui, Ka'anapali beach resort may be best known for its fine sands, crystalline waters, and sublime views of Lanai and Molokai. But the island-style food here, as well as in nearby Lahaina, is also worth writing home about. Whether you crave seared ahi, local kalua pork, or Spam musubi (yes, that's a thing), here's where to eat when you're on the island. 

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do on Piedmont Ave, Oakland

Piedmont Avenue, with its vibrant mix of locally-owned shops and famous ice cream shops, offers plenty of opportunities for a day of fun. Whether it’s strolling through a graveyard, catching a flick at Oakland’s oldest theater, or sipping scorpions under the watchful eye of an animatronic hula dancer, the stretch of street between Pleasant Valley Ave. and MacArthur Blvd. offers a healthy mix of places to chow down, cut loose, and spend some cash.

5 Sonoma County Ciders to Sip This Fall

Sonoma County may be the heart of Wine Country, but the climate is also ripe for producing luscious apples.

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