Eat

Smoked rainbow trout mousse and deviled eggs. (Eric Pratt)

Hello Kitty: Black Cat in the Tenderloin

There are venues that are simply so enjoyable to be in, it…

 

Paella valenciana (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Eat: Tapas and Paella at Berkeley’s La Marcha

The meals that have stuck the most with me all summer were…

 

Yellowtail crudo (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Eat: Buffalo Stance

Eugenics has long been discredited, but there’s an appeal to the idea…

 

Swords in the Dirt (Credit: PostScript)

The Advocate and the Mad-Scientist Stage

Too many egg whites. Not enough bourbon. Overly ornate. An excessive use…

Swords in the Dirt (Credit: PostScript)
Taro roll (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Eat: Chiu Chow cuisine at SoMa’s Teo

Three years ago, there was a spate of openings of a previously…

Taro roll (Peter Lawrence Kane)
(Peter Lawrence Kane)

Bar: Cat Nap Fever at Temescal Brewery

The confectionary plant in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is initially…

(Peter Lawrence Kane)
Flat iron steak (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Eat: Calavera

If I had infinite dollars and no other duties, I would probably…

Flat iron steak (Peter Lawrence Kane)
The Daywalker cocktail served at Pagan Idol. (Jessica Christian/SF Weekly)

Drink: Pagan Idol

“No matter how you look at it, it all began on a…

The Daywalker cocktail served at Pagan Idol. (Jessica Christian/SF Weekly)
Thai chili cheddar pork sausage and tri-tip combo. (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Smoke and Distressed Mirrors (Smokestack at Magnolia Brewery)

The renaissance that is edging San Francisco closer to the microbrewery mecca…

Thai chili cheddar pork sausage and tri-tip combo. (Peter Lawrence Kane)
(Peter Lawrence Kane)

Beach Blanket Beer-bylon: Woods Island Club

Treasure Island is many things. It’s a man-made pile of rubble, a…

(Peter Lawrence Kane)