Food and Wine

Michael Mina’s FiDi flagship embodies the artistry of precision

The term “empire-builder” is puffed-up and grossly overused: A chef opens a…

Cecilia Chiang cooks on

Still a firecracker at 97, legendary Chinese restaurateur Cecilia Chiang -- is…

Check out Waterbar’s gingerbread Ferry Building

San Francisco waterfront eatery Waterbar invites visitors to check out its elaborate…

Top chefs Cecilia Chiang, Melissa King hang out with food fans

What could be a better example of the diverse and tenacious talent…

A peek inside the new SFMOMA

Photos from inside the newly renovated San Francisco Museum of Modern Art equipped…

Chocolate and cheese — just in time for Valentine’s tasting

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, what better time to contemplate delicious…

Tasty buns, noodles at new brick-and-mortar Chairman

The Chairman needs no introduction. A staple of the Bay Area food…

Bountiful Sonoma is just an hour away from S.F.

The hamlets in Sonoma County were planned around charming town squares years…

Find pulled pork and salvation at Clare’s

Years ago, when I was making a barefoot pilgrimage along the Camino…

Exploring the cool, crisp wine extremes of Portugal and Spain

The first time I was offered a white port in Lisbon, Portugal,…

Qba puts fast-casual twist on Cuban food

After a career in investment banking, Cuban-American entrepreneur Lynna Martinez finally realized…

Rusty’s Southern stacks up well to classic Carolina barbecue

During the summer of 2012, I had perhaps the most glorious run…

Talking Tiki cocktails during summer

Hey dreamers, it’s summer! That time of year when vacation plans swirl…

Cafe Du Nord returns with masterful cocktails

The Bon Vivants are at it again. The cocktail trio have taken…

For the utmost fried chicken sandwich, try Rove Kitchen

I’m mystified that Rove Kitchen, a new American spot in the Tenderloin…

In pairing wine and vegetables, look for similar flavors

California might have some of the best vegetables in the world, but…

Pizza, wine grace menu at Made in Italy

The Peninsula has many destinations for authentic Neapolitan pizza, but few are…

Bistro Vida a slice of Paris in Menlo Park

After dining at Paris’ La Rollange restaurant, Ali Elsafy, owner of Menlo…

Dirty Water has something for everyone

It’s hard not to get behind a place called Dirty Water, a…

Montesacro brings Rome – and delicious pinsa – to The City

The first time I stepped onto a Roman street it felt like…