Sure, the professionally-made food you find in restaurants and eateries is delicious and fun, but sometimes you want the same food right in your own home. Around the city, there is a movement percolating of home cooks inviting strangers over for intimate dinners, along with delivery options of homemade meals and baked goods. Here are some of the latest:
Sadly, things got pretty shaky up in Napa on August 24. We've all seen the pictures of ruined buildings, toppled barrels at wineries, and businesses with broken glass. But now we need to see the pictures of how cleaned-up downtown Napa is looking, with over 90 percent of businesses back open—it has been an amazing recovery.
No hard liquor license? Most places just default to pouring wine and beer. But there are new kinds of low-proof cocktails being concocted at restaurants around the city, and we’re not talking saketinis, people—these are complex drinks using sherries, vermouths, agave wine, beer, or house-infused sakes to great effect.
Now, this isn’t the most glamorous topic, but for some of us, there comes a time when you'll have a visit to the dentist that’s going to knock you out of dining commission for a while (nooooo!). Or maybe you have a friend who just had gum surgery (ow ow ow) and you want to be a pal and style them with a tasty delivery.
While many San Francisco chefs are known for their high-end and haute creations, they also like to keep it real by paying homage to the ingredients they loved as a kid (or as a big kid)—because let’s face it, nothing melts on a burger quite like American cheese.
Our springy, almost summery weather means it’s time to start dining outside—well, on the nights when we’re not getting blown away, or Karl the Fog has invited himself to dinner. Then again, we’re San Franciscans, we’ve got this.
These warm, humid days making you drowsy? Well, you’re in luck, because here are four new cafés around town to help perk you up, plus a tea bar that has a bit of a coffee geek sensibility, so we’re including that too.
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