Food & Drink

Enter Ali Baba’s Cave for superlative shawarma

Ali Baba’s Cave bears a somewhat comical resemblance to a real cave.…

 

Enter Ali Baba’s Cave for superlative shawarma

Ali Baba’s Cave bears a somewhat comical resemblance to a real cave.…

 

Forgery brings cocktail finesse to burgeoning area of SoMa

There's something new shaking up in the old club space Sloane. Forgery…

 

Key questions can open doors when buying wine at restaurants

It might be getting easier to choose a good bottle of wine…

Sushi, oysters shine at Amami San

Amami Sushi in San Bruno has been a Peninsula favorite for creative…

Great Greek at Opa! in Palo Alto

The sixth Bay Area location of the Greek cuisine mini-chain Opa! is…

Great wine apps for your smartphone

The selection of wines available on the market has grown enormously in…

Jersey surprisingly has California influences

Upon learning that the Rosenthal brothers (of Town Hall and Anchor and…

UOP kicks off graduate food studies in The City

If a recent Renaissance banquet hosted by University of the Pacific history…

A few tips on how to buy a great bottle of wine

Lots of people, including my mother, ask me how to find that…

American food tasty, on trend in tiny, impeccable Huxley

Photographs of food in magazines like Saveur or Canal House Cooking are…

Howie’s Artisan Pizza expands to Redwood City

Howard Bulka, longtime chef-owner of Menlo Park’s fine-dining stalwart Marché and Palo…

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.…