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East Bay Eats: Oakland-Style Pizza, Philz Coffee, and the Octopus Literary Salon

You know it's a good week for eating in the East Bay when Oakland's best pizza place goes into expansion mode and a new Philz coffee opens up. And have we mentioned, pozole at Camino, late night eats in Temescal, and the cafe-cum-literary salon?

5 New Places to Check Out This Month

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

Delivery in 10 Minutes from Caviar Fastbite

If you’re anything like me, you look up from your desk after the fury of morning tasks only to realize it’s 2 pm and your stomach is eating itself. You need lunch, like, now.

Drink Here Now: A Secret Menu and a Michelada Station

"Trust me. You can dance." -Vodka

A Look Inside French Laundry's New Kitchen

For the first time in its 20 year history, the French Laundry, Thomas Keller's revolutionary restaurant of note, will undergo a redesign. The Yountville institution's kitchen will get a makeover care of international design firm, Snøhetta. The renderings show a sleek and airy new space, one that brings to mind a freshly-erected SoMa loft. 

Anthony Bourdain Has a Reservation in SF

Perhaps the sexiest silver fox in food is coming back to San Francisco in July on his “Close to the Bone” tour, and euphemisms abound.

Celebrate National Beer Day in San Francisco

The repeal parade

It must have dwarfed the biggest, baddest Black Friday sale ever. On the morning of Friday April 7, 1933, thirsty crowds queued up outside breweries across the country, waiting for them to open their doors for the first time in 13 years. Prohibition was history, and the parched public was ready for beer.

'The Bachelor' Ben Flajnik + Partner Launch Fernet Francisco

We've already established that fernet is having a moment in San Francisco cocktail bars, and now two Bay Area locals are bringing the largely imported spirit stateside—bayside, to be exact. After launching at a dozen local establishments last week, Fernet Francisco is set to conquer.

Gin Makes a Major Comeback

New bars and local makers laud the classic spirit.

Silicon Valley Eats: Free. Pizza. Today.

We're feeling the spring spirit in the South Bay this week, thanks to a selection of quality Easter and Passover celebrations, a Bar Bambino alum's apperance in Redwood City, a Truckee breakfast favorite, and, oh yeah, free pizza! 

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