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Wine and Dine: New Eats in Wine Country

New restaurants are popping up in the 707, with scores of fried treats at a Napa bar and grill that gives the gift of time by staying open late. In the Oxbow Public Market (“the Ox”), the dining scene has a new source for baked goods both savory and sweet—minus any gluten.

650 + 408 Eats: Chocolate, Sichuan Cold Noodles, and Biryani

New restaurants are popping up in the 650 and neighboring 408, with scores of chocolatey sweet treats at a fancy shopping outpost.

East Bay Eats: Duck Confit, Roam Burgers and Italian Pasta

Two San Francisco hot spot eateries have opened new locations in the East Bay.

Secret Recipe: Thrice Cooked Fries from The Cavalier

Thrice cooked fries

7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef. 

650 Eats: Poke, Tajines, and More

Not one but two eateries have new outposts in San Mateo after opening in San Francisco.

East Bay Eats: Wagyu Beef, Sake, and Sierra Nevada Beer

Sushi, Kurobuta malt cured pork chop, Snake River bavette steak, and grilled Wagyu beef tongue are part of the pleasing components of a new spot from a well regarded Yoshi’s chef in West Berkeley -- all the better when paired with sake or cold craft beer.

650 Eats: Quail, Sexy Soup and More

A taste of quail and sexy soup are part of new restaurants popping up in the 650. That's happening at a va-va-voom revamped spot that is getting a little help from a big culinary star in San Carlos.

Zuni Café's Chef Judy Rodgers Has Died

Judy Rodgers, the chef-owner of Zuni Café (1658 Market St.), has died at age 57. Rodgers had been sick for over a year and a half with a devastating form of cancer

East Bay Eats: Wood-Fired Meats, Bibimbap, and More

New restaurants continue to pop up throughout Oakland and Berkeley this month, with a hearty dose of comfort food and a charitable restaurant component on the hustle bustle of Telegraph Avenue—kudos that the effort is from a Bay Area native son. 

No Plans Yet? Where to Eat Thanksgiving Out

One of the nicest things about booking a table for Thanksgiving: you can watch as much TV as you like the day of and avoid the crazy activity at stores and farmers’ markets this week.

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