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Caribbean Cuisine, Jamaican Us Crazy for More

Upon returning to San Francisco from a jaunt to the East Coast, the distinct lack of Caribbean cuisine may have you down, mon. Compared with New York, SF’s island offerings have been historically scant, a notable paucity in our gastro-nomically rich and diverse city.

Silicon Valley Eats: Michael Mina in Santa Clara & The Grill House in Redwood Shores

Fire it up, South Bay — this week's openings are all about the grill, and the delicious meaty (and vegetarian!) goodness that comes with it. Plus, authentic Thai food and all-you-can-eat sushi, for good measure.

Oakland Eats: Bento Boxes, Vegan Eats, and a Tiki Cocktail Destination

Start revving your eating engines, East Bay — this week's openings are looking delicious. Where to start? How about kicking things off with a celebratory drink?

Silicon Valley Eats: Korean Shaved Ice, Seafood-Centric Italian, & More

It may be Fogust up in San Francisco, but the sun's shining brightly on the South Bay this week. Celebrate the Vitamin D intake with a swath of new openings, covering a wide range of tasty cuisines. 

Oakland Eats: New Falafel and Ice Cream Spots, Fusion Tacos, & More

Happy eating, East Bay-ers! This week, find new destinations for falafel and fusion tacos in Uptown Oakland, ice cream in Temescal, and a food-friendly drinking destination in Berkeley. 

San Francisco's Top 10 Hangover Breakfasts

We’ve gathered the top hangover busting breakfasts in town, certain to cure what ails you. And don’t forget to hydrate. 

Silicon Valley Eats: Farm-to-Table Fare, Handmade Chocolate, and More

Oh hey, South Bay! In case you have any room left after indulging at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, we've got some openings that may pique your interest. Namely, chocolate, plus, farm-to-table fare, and Mexican food. Hungry yet?

Eat dessert first at Timothy Adams Chocolate, now slinging handmade truffles in downtown Palo Alto. Owners Timothy Woods and Adams Hollands have been selling their homemade goods at farmers markets (the two live in Sausalito); the Palo Alto location is their first brick-and-mortar. Truffle flavors will vary, but expect sour cherry, fresh mint, and even absinthe, sourced from local farms and vendors. Wash it all down with an iced or hot chocolate for good measure.

Oakland Eats: Sausage Fest and a New Off The Grid

It's all happening in Oakland this week, with a new weekly installment of Off The Grid, and a destination-worthy spot for sausages and beers in Fruitvale. 

Silicon Valley Eats: Hummus, Pizza, and Meat Galore

There are sunny days ahead, South Bay—summer's in full force, and there's no time like the present to get out and soak it in with a little barbecue (or maybe a pizza party) on the side. And who doesn't love hummus on a hot day? Thankfully, there are new spots in Palo Alto and Mountain View to help.

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. 

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