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3 Celebrated Chefs Go the Fast Food Route

It’s the answer to Morgan Spurlock’s dreams: fast-food takeout that’s gourmet, healthy, and cheap. It sounds improbable. But thanks to several award-winning local chefs, the much-maligned fast-casual food industry is in for an awakening. Perhaps it’s time the Super Size Me documentarian did a drive-by in San Francisco.

A Junk Food Addict Goes Gluten-Free to Find Out What the Fuss is About

I can consume an entire sleeve of Hostess Crumb Donettes from my local corner store in three-and-a-half minutes.The ritual is as appalling as it is delicious—not the fashionable diet of the day, to be sure. So, in the name of “investigative” journalism, I decided to go gluten-free. Gluten-free. My mission: to find out what, pray tell, all the grainless fuss is about. 

Order This Alcohol-Infused Metallic Cake For Your Next Party

Where extravagant cakes covered in heaps of flowers and miles of fondant were once de rigeur at parties, more modernist aesthetics have recently prevailed.

Eat up at Stock in Trade During SF Restaurant Week

Stock in Trade

San Francisco Restaurant Week is nearly upon us. To celebrate, Stock in Trade, the happy hour hot spot beloved by bocce ballers, is rolling out a seriously hearty tasting menu. Dinner will include an amuse bouche of bacon caramel popcorn, three courses (yes, three!), and an adult beverage as the bourbon-cherry on top. It's delicious dining, zero pretension.

Oakland Eats: Swan's Marketplace, Analog, and New York-Style Pizza

From a new spot for quality cocktails at Swan's Marketplace to a crave-able New York-style pizzeria in Uptown, it's all happening in Oakland this week. 

Secret Recipe: Balboa Cafe's Meatballs

Adding to the roster of Meatball Mondays around town, Balboa Café's Chef Craig offers a new gluten-free meatball made with three kinds of meat. Can't wait that long? Make it for yourself at home.

Drink Here Now: Camp Songs, Cocktails, and a Rock Star Winemaker

You say "drinking habit" like it's a bad thing.

Foodie Agenda: Rum Cocktails, Nuubia Chocolates, Superbowl Parties, & More

Where to watch the Superbowl on every side of the bay. 

5 Cravings, from Spicy Tortilla Chips to Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Schuyler Bailey is hungry. Here are her cravings this month.

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