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7 New Cafes to Try Out in San Francisco

Hey, sleepyhead! It’s time to perk up at these seven new cafes around town. 

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.

5 New Places 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.

7 Perfect New Year's Day Brunches

The city on New Year's Day is all about the walking wounded—some folks will spend the day recovering in bed, and others are ready to head back out there and get in the game. For the latter group, here are some places open for New Year's Day brunch. Just don't forget to tip big; your poor server or bartender is probably in worse shape than you.

It’s Eggnog O’Clock at These SF Bars

Time to loosen that waistband a notch or two, folks, because eggnog season is here. Of course, our local bartenders know how to do it up right. Even if you don’t like the idea of egg in your drink, we have a couple egg-free options.

4 New Year’s Eve Dinner Deals

New Year’s Eve dinner out is typically a spendy affair, when every restaurant menu transforms into a pricy prix-fixe fandango. But fear not, we found a few options that look really fair, or seem like they will over-deliver for what they’re charging. Happy New Year!

Check Out the Best Local Holiday Chocolates

Only a couple of weeks remain until Christmas, sure, but you still need to show up at holiday parties with a nice host gift (a classy move). At the very least, you'll want to give something sweet to people you care about, like your brilliant hairstylist. And chocolate is rarely the wrong answer (like, never), so here’s what some of our local confectioners and chocolate-makers are offering for the holidays.

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.

Union Square Holiday Shopping Survival Guide

If you’re going to be doing any of your holiday shopping downtown this year, you’re going to need some fuel to survive the bag-totin' crowds. Here are a few new-ish places where you can grab a bite to eat, plus ideas on where you can find some holiday cheer to keep you feeling good about people.

White Truffle Dishes Around San Francisco

Smell that earthy (and expensive) fragrance in the air? It’s white truffle season, and local restaurants are shaving this seasonal delicacy on all kinds of special dishes right now, so don’t delay.

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