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Tartine's Heavenly Morning Buns Recipe

Lovers of Tartine’s legendary morning buns, feel free to call in sick today. You'll need to stay home and make this right now. 

Secret Recipe: Rich Table's Addictive Sardine Chips

Rich Table's addictive Sardine Chips are definitely one of the tastiest bites on the menu and no stranger to The Big Eat list. Now you can amaze your dinner party guests at home with the recipe below. It's easy and delicious. Bon appetit!

Recipe: How to Make Delicious Fiorella Pizza Dough at Home

Pizza is one of those dishes that anyone can make at home, and it's pretty much guaranteed to be delicious. But, if you want to take your pizza game to the next level, take a leaf from cozy Italian restaurant Fiorella, and make your own dough. We're warning you right now that this dough needs to sit for two days, so get your apron on, pour the wine, and plan accordingly.

Secret Recipe: Cala's Back Alley Pork Adobo Tacos

If you haven't committed to a sit-down meal at Cala yet (and you totally should), make the time to visit their no-reservation-required taco stand in the back of the restaurant. Open weekdays for lunch starting at 11am, Tacos Cala offers a daily array of Mexico City-style tacos guisados, or homestyle stews. Our favorite is the pork adobo tacos, with chunks of pork shoulder that are browned and braised until tender in a spicy, smokey red salsa. We love it so much, we got the recipe (and it's surprisingly easy). 

Secret Recipe: Sink Your Teeth Into 1760's Classic Pork Sisig

Leaving Sausalito's acclaimed Sushi Ran for San Francisco's struggling 1760 was the best decision Chef Carl Foronda ever made. Well, it was the best decision for 1760, anyway, which is having a revival thanks to Foronda's global flavors. And we're not compaining...have you tried the pork sisig yet?

Secret Recipe: Tasty Breakfast Potatoes From Plow

Portero Hill’s oh-so-Instagrammable brunch hotspot, Plow, has some of the best potatoes in the city. Hand-mashed and sprinkled with rosemary and thyme, the crispy side dish makes braving the brunch line totally worth it. Even better, now you can get plowed at home and cook these babies up whenever you want. Just follow this easy recipe. 

Secret Recipe: Cheese Dumplings With Cilantro Pesto from Sessions

Cheese dumplings mean next-level decadence. But when served with spicy cilantro and jalapeño pesto, you'll want to devour them by the platter. 

Secret Recipe: The Advocate's Chicken Liver Toast

While chicken liver toast can be ordered on menus all around the Bay Area, we're partial to the version at Berkeley's The Advocate, where Chef John Griffiths adds a brilliant layer of currant pistachio relish to the creamy dish. 

Secret Recipe: Juhu Beach Club's Masala Chai Tea

There's something about masala chai that just warms our hearts, and we can't think of a better blend than the spiced goodness being served at Oakland's Juhu Beach Club. Now you can get the same feeling at home with the JBC official recipe. Feel free to add bourbon or dark rum for a treat!

Secret Recipe: Calavera's Rhubarb Rose Margarita for National Margarita Day

At least once a month I belly up to the bar at Calavera in Uptown Oakland to sip their magical, salt air-rimmed margaritas and snack on guacamole con chapulines. It's my favorite tradition

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