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How Are You Eating? We Tried Some Of The Bay Area’s Most Interesting Bites In The Name Of Science

Between social media stalking your bae crush, spilling tea with BFF and trying to wrap your mind around the President’s latest tweet, who has time to cook anymore? The Bay Area has an enormous food culture, and a seemingly endless supply of dine-out options. If you’re looking to try something off the beaten path of […]

January’s Best Bay Area Restaurants To Order Takeout From And Maybe Dine At

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to hang on, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. In much-needed news for our unequally (compared to big business) struggling small businesses, restaurants were given the OK to reopen outdoor dining in SF as of Thursday, January 28 (details […]

August’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From or Dine Al Fresco at

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to reel, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. Sadly, due to rising cases in California and nationally, our July 13th indoor dining reopen date has been put indefinitely on hold.  Please join me in helping to keep our best alive, celebrating […]

June’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From

During this pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to reel, so my dining column remains in takeout/delivery mode. We’ve now welcomed outdoor dining in SF (with many modifications) as of June 15, which will be followed by indoor dining July 13.   One of the highlights of my day is ordering from any one […]

May’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From

During this pandemic, our beloved dining and drink community was devastated overnight once we all began sheltering in place. Alas, my column has taken to highlighting takeout suggestions from laudable eateries and watering holes. A highlight of my day is ordering from any one of the hundreds of world-class restaurants in the Bay Area. Join me […]

April’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From

We are in crisis and our beloved dining and drink community was, essentially, devastated overnight. For now, my column morphs into a takeout-and-delivery model. This guide from at Serious Eats helps us navigate safety, alongside this handy “cheat sheet”, while sites from CNN and WSJ to The Atlantic echo low-risk factors of delivery/takeout.  As we […]

Fresh Feasts and OG Alternatives: February’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Options to Visit

Like I promised earlier, I’m serving you a monthly round-up of the most worthwhile new eatery and watering hole openings in the Bay Area, recommended alongside some tried-and-true mainstays that are not to be forgotten nor overlooked. Here are my February picks of new (and old) dining and drinking destinations, ones where you can sink […]

#AbortTheBan: Bay Area Restaurants Ban Together to Protect Planned Parenthood

Dozens of the Bay Area’s favorite restaurants have banded together to fight back against the onslaught of anti-abortion legislation across the United States. Led by three powerhouses of the culinary community in San Francisco and beyond, the movement was derived from the unsettling infringement on women’s reproduction rights. Christa Chase of Tartine Manufactory, Emily Hayward […]

Avocado-Gate: The Best Slices of ‘Cado Toast in San Francisco

San Francisco was, in fact, the first city to popularize the vegan, Ugg-boots-chic morning morsel most of us hate to love; and love to hate. Avocados are great in every shape, form, and simply can’t go wrong whether they’re the star feature of a dish, or a complementary addition. This modern infatuation with avocado has […]

How To Do Friendsgiving Right—A List Of Local Recipes To Bring To The Table

Celebrating for all the right reasons? And not the ones that displaced millions of Native Americans? If you’re not coming together with family over a warmly-cooked turkey and cranberries straight from the can—a friendsgiving is in order. For those who’ve never celebrated a friendsgiving—it’s when either you’re without family for the holiday or you decide […]

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