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East Bay Foodie Update: Pie and Cocktails for All

On this gorgeous Friday, we're thrilled to bring you news about two of your favorite things—cocktails and pie.

Gruit Beers Trade Hops for Full-Bodied Flora

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No need to journey deep into the Amazon rainforest to find intoxicating herbal blends packed with healing powers. Gruit (pronounced groo-it), a beer that’s mulled with herbs instead of hops, is bubbling up on drink menus around town.

Silicon Valley Foodie Update: Mediterranean Food Galore

Envision yourself on a yacht in the Mediterranean, sunning yourself on picturesque beaches and eating freshly caught fish, maybe dipped in some hummus. Truly, though, this week the South Bay is all about the Mediterranean eats, with openings showcasing cusine from Greece, Italy, and the Middle East.

Get In The Oscar Spirit With 5 Great Movie-Inspired Cocktails

It's Oscar time, baby, and you know what that means — it's time to bust out your formal finest and strut your stuff on the red carpet. Barring that (did your invite get lost in the mail, too?), we suggest taking yourself on a cocktail crawl around San Francisco, sampling libations that were inspired by some of the best (or silliest) films out there. Now that's our kind of movie marathon. 

Oakland Eats: Family Style at Haven, Last-Minute Valentine's Day, & More

It's one of those months — if you've managed to survive Beer Week, Valentine's Day is creeping up on you, immediately followed by the amazing madness of Chinese New Year. Exhale. We've got any last minute Valentine's Day plans covered, plus a couple of exciting new dining destinations to keep you well fed. 

Silicon Valley Foodie Update: Cowboy Fishing and Beer Week Galore

This week is all about the beer — SF Beer Week, specifically, which is taking the South Bay by storm with a wide array of brew-fueled events.

Oakland Eats: Swan's Marketplace, Analog, and New York-Style Pizza

From a new spot for quality cocktails at Swan's Marketplace to a crave-able New York-style pizzeria in Uptown, it's all happening in Oakland this week. 

Silicon Valley Eats: Sushiritto, Gourmet Hot Dogs, and a Delfina Birthday Bash

Seize these 60 degree days and take the opportunity to get outside for some brand new eats.

Take a Beer Road Trip to the Russian River Valley

Need a weekend getaway? Seek inspiration in the form of delicious, delicious beer. 

East Bay Eats: Tapas in San Leandro, TrueBurger Redux, and Restaurant Week

Burgers and tapas and Restaurant Week galore! It's all happening in the East Bay, folks.

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