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Obviously We Need to Make These Ginsicles + Poptails for Memorial Day

Before you reach for that bottle of Provencal rosé for this weekend's festivities, why not consider this more festive, gin-soaked, made-in-San Francisco treat?

Serve These King's Landing Short Ribs at Your Game of Thrones Viewing Party

Game of Thrones is back this Sunday, April 24 to fill that empty void in our lives where we've been aching for dragons, violence, and gratuitous nudity.

2 Kosher Cocktails to Make For Passover

After celebrating many Passovers without a good cocktail, Distillery No. 209 founder Leslie Rudd, decided to take matters into his own hands.

Secret Recipe: Tartine's Spicy Pickled Carrots

One of the best parts of a Tartine sandwich (besides taking it to Dolores Park on a sunny Sunday), are the spicy pickled carrots it comes with.

5 Stuffing Recipes, Thanksgiving's Most Important Side

You can keep your turkey legs and gelatenous cranberries, thank you. Thanksgiving is all about stuffing. Lots of stuffing. Preferably doused in gravy. It is the ultimate comfort food in a holiday made up of comfort foods. In order to help you prepare Thanksgiving's most important dish, we have five recipes from esteemed local chefs to make your holiday feast magical.  

Secret Recipe: Salmon with Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa and Jicama Salad

For this zesty recipe, former head-chef at Slanted Door and Sun Basket co-founder Justine Kelly pairs the perfect salmon with a refreshing end-of-summer salsa and salad. Try it at home tonight for an easy meal that's sure to make it into your weekly rotation. 

8 Summer Cocktails to Make Right Now + Recipes

We may not see the sun as often as we like, but San Francisco enjoys a summertime bounty and exceptional bar talent that yield the best seasonal libations. We’ve gathered eight of our favorites from bars and restaurants around town and adapted them for your next summer gathering.

Three Must-Have Recipes for Your Holiday Table

Pumpkin Ginger Flax and Walnut Bread

Whether you're channeling Martha or just trying to get through Thanksgiving without an exploding turkey, a solid holiday dish requires a hefty dose of fresh herbs to dial up the flavor and bring on the festivities. When prepping your dish, it's essential to start with fresh herbs for maximum impact. Sure, dried and powdered herbs work in a pinch, but there's no comparison to the real thing.

Pisco Fever: A Pisco History Lesson Plus Pisco Portón Recipes

Pisco, the Peruvian (and sometimes Chilean) spirit best known for putting the zip in pisco sours, has a rich history in San Francisco. Pisco was immensely popular in San Francisco during the Gold Rush and into the pre-Prohibition 20th century (especially among the newly-rich gold diggers and sailors) because it was easier to ship pisco from Peru than it was to transport whiskey from the East Coast.

Rancho Gordo's New Cookbook: Get Cheap and Chic With Two Bean Stews

If anyone has made beans a cool commodity, it's Rancho Gordo, the heirloom bean company owned by Steve Sando. Sando recently co-authored a cookbook called Heirloom Beans (Chronicle, 2008) and here are some of our favorite recipes from it. Get out the Le Crueset: Winter's on.

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