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Six Spots Where You Can Watch the World Series and Eat Well, Too

Hog & Rocks

How ‘bout them Giants? It’s time for the World Series, and now you just need some cool places to watch the game. That dive around the corner is awesome, but baseball games are long—you need spots with food to keep you going, and drinks that justify ordering more than one round (and some deals wouldn’t hurt!). Here are a few to add to your list:

Hot 30: Adam and Andrew Mariani of Scribe Winery

Adam & Andrew Mariani

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

Hot 30: Tout Sweet Patisserie's Yigit Pura

Yigit Pura

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

Five New Restaurants to Try This Month

Potater Tots

You like to keep up with what’s brand new? Here’s a cheat sheet of five new spots that recently opened around town for you to check out.

Hot 30: Sarah and Evan Rich of Rich Table

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

Five Places to Meet for a First Dinner Date

Lolo

Last month I covered five places to go for the first blind date/I only know you via your profile pic on OKCupid, but now it’s time for the first dinner. You don’t want a place that’s too romantic, expensive, loud, sceney, or challenging (this is not the time to take someone to a sushi Nazi). Here are five spots to consider that have delicious food, fun style, and won’t have you yelling over the din (and hey, don’t forget to make a reservation—waiting an hour for a table can get awkward):

Blue Plate

How Does a Restaurant Become the Next Big Thing?

Mission Chinese Food

I can get you a table for two at 5:30 or 9:15 on Monday night three weeks from now.” Yep, this is the sound of a successful restaurant. Scoring a primetime reservation at the latest hot spot is like winning a trip to Mexico.

So how does a restaurant go from flicker to flash point?

Hot 30: Scott Baird and Josh Harris of The Bon Vivants

Bon Vivants

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

24 Hours of Food and Drinks in Napa Valley

Sometimes all you need is an overnight jaunt to wine country to shake off any fog-induced seasonal affective disorder and enjoy some beautiful scenery—and do some quality eating and drinking, of course. I headed up for a 24-hour stint this past weekend, and here are a few newer spots I checked out.<--break->

Four Fabulous Biscuits You Can Find in San Francisco

Ahhh, biscuits: They’re buttery, and flaky, and crumbly, and you can eat them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or for snacks. Here are four spots around town that any biscuit lover will want to have on speed dial.

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