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Thanksgiving Wine Pairings from Local Experts

No feast is complete without a bottle (or ten) of the good stuff. We asked some of the top wine experts in the Bay Area and Napa for their pairing picks for your autumnal potluck. Our advice: better to overstock than not—you’ll need some wine to go with those leftovers, after all.

Breweries and Bars to Visit in Santa Cruz

In a beer-filled town like San Francisco, it's easy to stay close to home for all of our brew-related cravings. But there's a big, wide world of beer out there... and we'd be remiss if we didn't do some good old-fashioned exploring now and again. 

San Francisco's Yummiest Chocolate Chip Cookies

Give us your tired, your weary... we'll have them feeling right again with a sweet that's arguably even more American than apple pie. That's right, the chocolate chip cookie in all of its buttery, brown-sugar laced, chocolate-studded form.

The 9 Best Kale Salads in San Francisco

Call it a cliche, but kale’s worldwide domination continues in full force here in San Francisco. Our advice? Embrace the curly green in its superfood glory, an easy task thanks to the proliferation of seriously excellent kale salads around town. We've ranked the city's 9 best kale salads, from healthy, feel-good specimens to salads topped with bacon and cheese. 

A San Franciscan's Guide to Tulum, Mexico

Couched on the Yucatan Peninsula sits Tulum, home to one of Mexico's most stunning Mayan ruins, a biosphere reserve, and a steadily growing tourism industry that captures the beauty of the Caribbean coastline (without the spring break-soaked madness of nearby Cancun). With archeological wonders to explore, water sports and yoga galore, obsession-worthy eats, and some seriously stylish digs, Tulum is nicely set up to make a visiting San Franciscan feel right at home... well, perhaps a paradise-like home-away-from-home. 

Oakland Eats: A Honky-Tonk In Jack London Square and the Return of Kingfish

Plus more new drinking destinations and In-N-Out in Alameda.

Foodie Agenda: Oysterpalooza!

Because nothing says three-day weekend like an oyster-centric jamboree. 

Silicon Valley Eats: Fried Chicken Mondays, Pizza & Sliders

What to eat this week on the Peninsula.

Foodie Agenda: Belga, Kronnerburger, and a Crawfish Boil

Because nothing says spring like a big ol' crawfish boil. 

Oakland Eats: Starline Social Club Opens in Uptown

This week, it's all about the much-anticipated opening of Starline Social Club in Uptown Oakland. Okay, it's about mom, too, but we think she'll understand our excitement.

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