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Six Ways to Get the Most Out of Heirloom Tomato Season

Heirloom Tomato and Pancetta "Wedge" Salad at Bluestem Brasserie

Tomatoes are the heart of summer. Here in San Francisco, we pride ourselves on the locally grown stuff–not those cookie-cutter, plastic looking tomatoes found on supermarket shelves. We’re talking juicy heirlooms, whether big, small, red, green, orange, yellow, round, flat, or lopsided.

Bacon and Two Eggs, Served Extra Fancy

Millionaire's bacon, eggs, and French Toast at Sweet Maple

Are you a brunch fiend, but tired of the standard bacon and egg plate? Are those hash browns leaving you more tired than inspired? Have no fear, “two eggs any style” can be much more exciting than what you’re used to.

Go Wild! Our Favorite Salmon Dishes of the Season

The West and East Coasts are longtime seafood rivals: Who has the better lobster, the more superior oysters, or the freshest crabs? But there’s one thing we Westerners excel at, hands down, and that’s wild salmon.

Make Way for Melon Season

Zatta melons from Locanda's Facebook

Summer’s still hanging on, and although our gloomy San Francisco weather wouldn’t show it, that means summer fruits are still in season. We're specifically talking all those plump, juicy melons that are crowding farmers markets, and bursting with color and flavor.

A Peek at Outside Land's Food Newcomers

A ticket to Outside Lands doesn’t merely buy you three days of entertainment from some of today’s most popular music artists. San Francisco is a food mecca, and, in proper form, this weekend-long music festival offers you bites from an array of restaurants, food trucks, and some of our city’s most popular local chefs.

A Toast to Hipster Toast!

Toast at the Mill

As San Franciscans, we excel in elevating even the most mundane of activities–especially all those early morning rituals that keep our days centered.

Eat Your Veggies... For Dessert!

Bar Tartine's Rose Geranium Custard

Mothers everywhere aren't the only people rejoicing over the newest trend in haute cuisine.

Campari Concoctions You Never Thought You'd Crave Come to SF Menus

Trick Dog

Campari seems to have taken over the bar scene here in San Francisco, and we’re not complaining. This sweet-yet-bitter Italian aperitif pairs well in cocktails, or stands strong on its own. But Campari may have found a new home on plates and in kitchens throughout the city, as chefs experiment with it to create cocktail-inspired dishes. We’ve rounded up a few of these exciting new treats:

Feeling Festive? Try These Independence Day Sips and Nibbles

Summer Berry Tart

The Fourth of July has arrived, which, to us, is yet another excuse for drinks, barbecues, park hangs, and picnics. While nothing quite reminds us of the fourth like a cold beer and a hot dog, it never hurts to have some more decadent options.

Eat Your Happiness with These Six Pride-Themed Treats

The weather’s heating up just in time for Pride weekend, which is sure to be even more sweet after the recent political rulings. So put on your multicolored short shorts, your feathered boas, and your mile-high heels, and get ready to celebrate our city’s most anticipated annual event. But what’s a celebration without the right cocktails and some festive treats? 

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