Food and Wine

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…

Pacifica a seaside retreat just 30 minutes from S.F.

It is home to the Taco Bell with the best view in…

Korean food can be paired with wine, but it’s not easy

I have always been a huge fan of Korean food. The soups…

Diner experience leaves something to be desired at Grub

I love a good diner. Back in high school, we’d go to…

San Francisco cocktail culture finally finds its way to San Jose

Somebody’s gotta do it. Spread this culture of fine drinking. Show new…

Zorba serves great Greek, Italian fare in San Mateo

Zorba’s Pizza, which closed its downtown San Mateo location last year (forcing…

Bunny serving tasty banh mi in Pacifica

Longtime Pacifica morning coffee and lunchtime banh mi favorite Vy’s Coffee Shop…

Little City Gardens is S.F.’s only commercial farm

Caitlyn Galloway, who runs Little City Gardens, the only commercial farm in…