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5 Stuffing Recipes, Thanksgiving's Most Important Side

You can keep your turkey legs and gelatenous cranberries, thank you. Thanksgiving is all about stuffing. Lots of stuffing. Preferably doused in gravy. It is the ultimate comfort food in a holiday made up of comfort foods. In order to help you prepare Thanksgiving's most important dish, we have five recipes from esteemed local chefs to make your holiday feast magical.  

Secret Recipe: Starbelly's Bacon-Jalapeño Spaghetti

Did you know that Starbelly serves up to five tons of bacon each year? That's a lot of slaughtered creatures. But Babe's unfortunate loss of life is your insatiable belly's gain. Starbelly's signature Bacon-Jalapeño Spaghetti dish is also one of the Castro eatery's most popular. Now you can make it at home.

City Staycation: A Glamorous Night Downtown

When I was offered the chance to stay at the W Hotel for a night, I was thrilled (who doesn't love a night downtown?) but also a touch apprehensive (rumors swirl of it still being stuck in the late '90s). Much to the relief of my inner spoiled brat, the W is still the place to stay if you want to party, play, and—if you must—sleep. 

10 Topical Bay to Breakers Outfits for This Weekend

Stand apart from the pimp-ho couples, slutty felines, and Elvis costumes, and shimmy into one of these fetching outfits at this Sunday's Bay to Breakers where you'll be the toast of the beer barf queue at the finish line.

We Wanna Be Friends With Yigit Pura, Pastry God

Pastry chef Yigit Pura is a busy guy. Owner of Tout Sweet Patisserie inside Macy's Union Square, Pura recently opened his second store at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, as well as a kiosk at the Ferry Building Farmers Market. But, since we love him and he loves us, Pura gave us a few minutes of his time to answer our burning questions. Eat him up!

He Might Be Giant: A Day in the Life of Hunter Pence

When I was assigned to interview noted hitter Hunter Pence, in person for an entire day, I was thrown off guard. First, I like the guy. A lot. And second, unlike so many a glorified chef or socialite, he's an actual celebrity in San Francisco—not only famous, he's a hero. I had my fears.

Sunday Streets Coming to Dogpatch and Bayview This Weekend

This coming Sunday, the southbound lanes of Third Street between 18th Street and Yosemite Avenue will shutdown to vehicular traffic, in order to host you, your furry friends, or even your bike. Yes, Sunday Streets is happening. And you should check it out. 

A Look Inside French Laundry's New Kitchen

For the first time in its 20 year history, the French Laundry, Thomas Keller's revolutionary restaurant of note, will undergo a redesign. The Yountville institution's kitchen will get a makeover care of international design firm, Snøhetta. The renderings show a sleek and airy new space, one that brings to mind a freshly-erected SoMa loft. 

Andy Tauer, Brilliant Cult Perfumer, Coming to Tigerlily

Andy Tauer, founder of Tauer Pefumes, has created some of the most sublime, and downright mystifying, scents on the market today, niche or otherwise. And he's coming to Tigerlily Perfumery next week.

Shyp Will Haul Your Donations to Goodwill for Free

As spring cleaning fills your weekend calendar — it should fill your weekend calendar, you horder — the fine folks at Shyp will pick up Goodwill donations on demand via the Shyp app. For free. 

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