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Chipotle Hosts Cultivate Festival in San Francisco!

A day of food, music and beer. What’s not to like?

 

This summer, Chipotle is bringing Cultivate Festival to San Francisco, CA on Saturday, June 8th! The one-day
 festival will include cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle festival menu and other activities emphasizing fresh and affordable food made with sustainable ingredients. Read More

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SF Bars Host Negroni Week

Funds raised to support Oklahoma Tornado Relief!

We’ve all heard about the recent tornadoes that have hit Oklahoma this past week and the devastation that they’ve caused. We’re glad to hear that some efforts to help aid the many victims are being made throughout the Bay Area as we speak. How can you get in on the action? Johnny Raglin (born and raised in Oklahoma) of Comstock Saloon is partnering with bars around the Bay Area, Campari America, Martini-Barcardi USA, Beefeater, Fernet Branca, Carpano Antica, Punt e Mes and Plymouth Gin to help raise funds that will contribute to the relief.  Read More

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Boxing Room and Risibisi: Whole-Goat Dinner

A five-course pre fixe menu featuring Rossotti Ranch Goat.

Join Boxing Room’s Executive Chef Justin Simoneaux and Chef Brian West of Risibisi this Monday, May 20th, when they present their Whole-Goat Dinner! The first time event will take place at Boxing Room in San Francisco, CA with seatings at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Read More

Events & Festivals + Food

15% off at Chambers with a Purchase of ArtPadSF Ticket

Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19, 2013.

That’s right folks, with a ticket purchase to this year’s ArtPadSF, guests will be treated to 15% off at Chambers Eat + Drink at the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco, CA! Read More

HOT ITALIAN

Authentic Italian cuisine in the East Bay!

HOT ITALIAN at the Public Market in Emeryville, CA has been getting rave reviews these past couple of months and we’re not surprised as to why. This fast paced, authentic Italian eatery is serving up handcrafted signature pizzas made from locally sourced ingredients that would make any expat Italian feel and taste a bit of home. Read More

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4th Annual “Hall Cabernet Cookoff”

A sold-out event!

This Sunday, April 27th, HALL Wines in St. Helena, California will be hosting their 4th annual “Hall Cabernet Cookoff”. Thirteen chef-teams will be competing to support a local charity of their choice by preparing a series of their finest “small bites” to pair with the newly released HALL 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon! Read More

Secret Scoop Thai Gelato

Pssst... we’ve got a secret... and a great one at that!

As the weather is warming up in the Bay Area the cravings for cold sweets are ever present. Gelato, ice cream’s lighter, oftentimes healthier version has caught our attention and is making our taste buds go wild. We’re not talking the standard gelato flavors you find in your local market. Though they’ll always remain the classics; vanilla, chocolate and even pistachio just don’t seem to cut it with Secret Scoop Thai Gelato in San Francisco, CA.

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Arlequin Wine Merchant hosts “Ribolla Fest”

Italy meets Napa meets San Francisco!

Get a taste of Ribolla Gialla wines at Arlequin Wine Merchant, in San Francisco, CA! The Friulian grape, native to Italy, will be featured and explored with winemakers from Arnot-Roberts, Ryme, Grassi, Massican, Forlorn Hope, Arbe-Garbe and Matthiasson at “Ribolla Fest” on Thursday, April 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Read More

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Sixth Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Exclusive screening of SOMM!

Take a look behind the scenes of the life of a Sommelier and what it takes to actually become one. This year, Pebble Beach Food & Wine will celebrate its 6th year by hosting over 250 acclaimed wineries and 100 celebrity chefs! Join them April 4th-April 7th for various wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and one of the most exclusive and unique dining experiences along the picturesque coastline of Monterey County, CA! Read More

Shopikon launches in San Francisco, CA

Explore the city’s treasures like a local!

 

Whether you’re new to the area, just visiting or a local yourself, finding the sweetest spots in such a compact city can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to look. Skipping the chain stores and discovering the city’s independent “hidden” gems couldn’t be easier with Shopikon, an online shopping guide, launching this past week in San Francisco, CA! Read More

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Silverado Resort and Spa launches Winemaker Dinner Series

Wine and dine in Napa and meet the winemakers themselves!

 

We all know that several of the best Californian-made wines come from Napa. Aside from Napa though, just who are the people behind these incredible wines? Starting this month, Silverado’s Royal Oak Restaurant in Napa, CA, will host the Winemaker Dinner Series, in which patrons will not only be able to feast on a four-course menu paired with a variety of specific Napa Valley wines but they’ll also be able to meet and interact with the featured winemaker themselves! Read More

11th Annual ‘Dine About Town San Francisco’

Returning for its second installment

Dine About Town San Francisco” returns on June 1 and runs through the 15. Offering over 100 participating restaurants, the “Dine About Town San Francisco” program includes two-course lunch menus for $17.95 and/or a three-course dinner menus for $34.95. The list of participating restaurants can be found after May 15 at dineabouttown.com. To save even more dough, pay with your American Express Card to receive $15 back when dining three or more times, but remember to register your card at dineabouttown.com.

Sellout expected for Passport at Dry Creek Valley

In Healdsburg, CA from April 28 - 29

This year more than 5,000 guests will be sampling the food and wine of the Bay Area’s Dry Creek Valley during Passport on April 28 – 29. Unless you purchased tickets by early April, there is a good chance you won’t be able attend at all. All 50 participating wineries are offering food and wine pairings – Dry Creek Valley wineries is drawing on Mediterranean, Tuscan, Provencian, and Mexican themes while others focus on disco, rock ‘n roll, and the Wild West. Read More

New Bar Bites menu now available at Foreign Cinema

Everyday of the week

Yesterday, Foreign Cinema in San Francisco’s Mission launched their Bar Bites menu. Available daily, the Bar Bites menu features seasonal dishes to accompany cocktails and wines ar both the Foreign Cinema Bar as well as the Laszlo Bar. The current menu includes: Mixed Warm Olives ($5); Five Spice Duck Cracklings ($5); Duck Liver Mousse Bruschetta ($7); Cured Sardines ($7); and Pork Skins ($5). Menu is availabe Monday through Thursday, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Friday through Saturday, 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM, and Sunday, 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM. 2534 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110. 415-648-7600.

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One Market’s ‘Weekly Beast’ dinners

Featuring a revolving weekly menu at this contemporary American eatery

About a year and a half ago, One Market’s chef Mark Dommen (pictured above) and co-founder Michael Dellar came up with “The Weekly Beast” concept spotlighting a different animal. This four-course dinner is still dazzling crowds looking for something different. Chef Dommen’s idea pays tribute to the Michelin-starred restaurant’s philosophy of farm to table. During the month of March, he has already served up beef, lamb, and veal. Come this Friday and Saturday (March 28 and 29) as chef will be cooking up a pig from Devils Gulch Ranch in Nicasio, CA. Read More