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Win Tickets to a Private Dinner With Chef Jacques Pépin

It's time to escape from flavorless burgers and droopy french fries. For the past twenty-five years, Jacques Pépin, internationally recognized French chef and tv personality has joined us in our kitchens, and hearts, to provide us with tips and recipes for fast food, his way. This October marks the end of a long and delicious run for Pépin, who recently began production on his last (and thirteenth!) series, Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul, filming at the local KQED studios.

5 Cravings, from Brussels Sprout Chips to Tart au Chocolat Noir

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

Secret Recipe: Namu Gaji's Korean Fried Chicken

Dennis Lee may be the new Colonel Sanders. The Namu Gaji chef’s Korean Fried Chicken (KFC), available on the restaurant’s brunch menu, is twice fried and then slathered with a sweet and tangy glaze that looks almost nuclear, thanks to a helping of gochujang, a kicky Korean condiment made from red chiles, rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.

Five Legendary Local Musicians Trade the Stage for the Vineyard

We taste test five local musicians’ private wine labels. Are their grapes as good as their tunes? 

Drink This Now: Redford's "Sazonado" Cocktail with Cachaça 51

Kelvin Martinez of Redford

After sampling a delicious array of Cachaça 51 craft cocktails from San Francisco's top bartenders, our readers have spoken, and we have a winner! Redford bartender Kelvin Martinez's "Sazonado" cocktail emerged as the reader favorite with its full-bodied, aromatic character and it light, refreshing feel that transitions perfectly into fall.

East Bay Eats: Soul Food, Yakitori, Plus Beer Brewing (and Drinking)

It’s a good week to eat and drink in Oakland, thanks to a new beer (and brewing) destination in Uptown; a soulful kitchen in West Oakland; and a massive spot for bocce, bowling, and beer in Jack London Square. Plus: Yakitori in Temescal opens next week.

A Taste of the Mediterranean in Oakland's Grand Lake via Shakewell

Two Top Chef alums serve up bold Spanish-inspired tapas at Shakewell in Oakland’s bustling Grand Lake neighborhood.

5 New Restaurants 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.

Drink Here Now: Seafood Happy Hour, Wine Tasting, and Oktoberfest

Read on to discover your next drinking destination.

Foodie Agenda: Plank Opens in Oakland, Marla Bakery Does Brunch, & More

Where you should be eating and drinking this week. 

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