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East Bay Eats: Tapas in San Leandro, TrueBurger Redux, and Restaurant Week

Burgers and tapas and Restaurant Week galore! It's all happening in the East Bay, folks.

The Top Places to Drink and Buy Champagne in SF

Hopefully, you managed to drink some of the good stuff over the holidays, and by good stuff, I’m talking about Champagne. If you’d like to find some spots where you can pound bubbles—excuse me, learn and explore the nuances of sparkling wine in greater depth, here are places around town that serve and sell quality Champagne and other similar wines from around the world. Enjoy your bubble bath.

Drink Here Now: Foie Gras Wine Pairing and a Drink & Draw Party

Brunch without booze is just a sad, late breakfast.

Foodie Agenda: New Brunch Spots, Thomas Keller Pop Up, & More

You're done with that January 1 juice cleanse, right? 

Eat + Drink 2015 Award Winners

The people have spoken!

3 Secret Menu Items to Order at Fentons Creamery

Oh, Fentons. The Oakland staple has been serving up decadent homemade ice cream to loyal fans for over 100 years and even won a cameo appearance in Pixar's UP. But in all that time, I bet you never knew you could order these secret off-the-menu items:

Local Chefs Dish What They Learned From the Family Cookbook

Drawing from their unique cultural traditions and heritages, chefs are brewing a melting pot of flavors that come from the heart and home.

Secret Recipe: Foreign Cinema's Madras Curry Fried Chicken

Foreign Cinema's spiced up take on classic fried chicken is a explosion of taste thanks to a generous rubbing of madras curry paired with a hint of red chili flakes. Serve this dish any time of the day, hot or cold, a la carte or atop a bed of salad.

The Michelin Diet: SPQR

What can be said about SPQR that hordes of prattling food scribes have not? Hidden among the high-end Fillmore Street retailers, this quintessential Italian bistro is decorated with one Michelin star. 7x7 senior editor Leilani Marie Labong and I recently braved the recent (and flaccid) stormageddon to find out why.   

Silicon Valley Eats: Beer Versus Wine, Dim Sum, and the Return of Manresa

Happy New Year, South Bay! You may be deep into that New Year's Resolution juice cleanse (shutter), but 2015 is starting off with the kind of restaurant happenings that will have you reintroducing solids in no time. 

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