Eat + Drink
Where do you go if you need to find cardamom bitters, a rare rye whiskey, or some sarsaparilla soda from the Philippines? We know just the places.
The big food news item of the week is that Top Chef Masters contender Suvir Saran is opening his first West Coast restaurant in San Francisco, on Mid-Market, sometime next spring or summer. But we also have news of the opening of James Syhabout's latest project in Rockridge, and a new Greek spot headed to Hayes Valley.
A hot new location for a paella powerhouse popped up near Jack London Square in Oakland and, further afield, the battle for the wine list over a bowl of delectable hand made pasta noodles is unfolding in Alamo.
Over the last decade or so, San Francisco restauranteur and bar impresario Scott Broccoli built a small empire of well-respected venues north of Market, including Dobbs Ferry Restaurant & Bar in Hayes Valley, and noted Yankees bar Aces in Nob Hill. His flagship venture, The Pub at Ghirardelli Square, is also rumored to be a preferred hangout for some of the city's hottest chefs looking for a low-key atmosphere post-shift. Now Scott wants you in on the fun.
When it comes to dinner and cocktails, sex appeal is an essential. It’s Saturday night and you’re in a swanky new bar with an attractive partner, lingering over sips and nibbles. And what’s sexier than a little heat?
Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.
Nick Balla and Cortney Burns are the co-chef couple masterminds behind the beloved Mission eatery Bar Tartine (sister restaurant to Tartine bakery).
7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.
Casa Indio Peformance Parties
Indio beer, the dark Mexican lager, is teaming up with VICE media and the Rebuilding Exchange to host Casa Indio, a series of live performances by renowned artists from Mexico and the US.