Food and Wine

The spirit of San Francisco, made in Scotland

In March, the 15th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition unfurled at…

‘Check, Please!’ celebrates 10 tasty years

“Check, Please! Bay Area” – the TV show made popular by local…

A few tips on how to read a wine label

Wine labels can seem very confusing, but they don’t need to be.…

At Hawker Fare, take your perfectly paired cocktail upstairs or downstairs

In a city as cramped and expensive as San Francisco, businesses need…

Marcella’s joyfully serves the ultimate lasagna

I grew up eating lasagna. The no-cook noodles came out of a…

Stylish, flavorful Indian dining at Rasoi in Burlingame

Aslam’s Rasoi in the Mission has been a favorite Indian and Pakistani…

Bartender at The Sea in Palo Alto knows the art of cocktails

The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse may have an unwieldy name, but every…

Get your tipple on in S.F. cultural institutions

There’s only so much art you can process without taking a break.…

Many tasty sandwiches at Prime Dip and King’s

Sandwiches are the theme this week. Prime Dip, which has three San…

Panchita’s keeps on serving satisfying pupusas on 16th Street

Every night around 6 or so, the women of Panchita's Pupuseria set…

Carmel is the jewel of the Central Coast

Monterey may have the aquarium and Morro Bay has sun-lit seafood shacks…

Indulge in chef's choice menu at Sushi Yoshizumi

The only choice for diners at San Mateo’s Sushi Yoshizumi is whether…

Take me out to the ball game for gluten-free flatbread with sausage

During a recent appearance on KNBR, Giants CEO Larry Baer scoffed at…

The rise of the beer bar in SF

With a full-scale liquor license, called a Type 47 and costing upward…

Anar’s Persian setting an oasis of warmth on a cold S.F. street

I liked going to Anar, a Persian restaurant on a desolate stretch…

Big 4 might be a small bar but it's big on history

There's a lot of history tucked into the tiny bar and restaurant…

Exploring new destinations in Napa Valley

Napa Valley has long been an easy day trip from San Francisco,…

Fill up on big sandwiches at Bonne Sante

Burlingame’s popular sandwich café Bonne Sante has a new Bay Area sibling,…

Champagne, the perfect everyday drink

Ubiquitous at New Year’s Eve, wedding and anniversary celebrations, Champagne is a…

Create your own personal pizza at Pieology

It sounds like an academic subject, but it’s not. Pieology, in the…