Dining

Sweet Inspiration Will Close March 1

After 37 years in business, Sweet Inspiration Bakery Cafe will close March…

 

The Artisan Cheese Festival Returns to Sonoma, March 23-25

Sonoma County, as everybody knows, has been having a difficult time lately.…

 

Hayes Valley’s Unpretentious Il Borgo Is Full of Rude Vitality

Every neighborhood has a quiet local institution or two that longtime residents…

 

The Linden Room Has Become a Heavy-Hitter

By one reasonable-sounding estimate, Hayes Valley covers approximately 116 acres. Conservatively speaking,…

The Maker of Pocky Buys Berkeley’s TCHO

Four years after the chocolatier moved from San Francisco’s Pier 17 to…

Crystal Palace Market Once Stood Where S.F.’s New Whole Foods Will Go

Last week, we learned that San Francisco will get a very large…

The Queen of Queens: S.F. Gets an Online Korean Deli

New York native Clara Lee spent much of her youth traveling back…

Botellón Might Be Just the Restaurant the Castro Needs

I lived in the Castro for four years. I don’t live there…

James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists

This morning, the James Beard Foundation released the list of semifinalists for…

Ganache Panache: A Cooking School Opens in the Mission

In spite of living in a one-bedroom apartment, my boyfriend and I…