Photos by W. Blake GrayWhen Swedish chocolatier Emanuel Andrén offered to visit us with chocolate truffles that cost $29 each, we were intrigued. We thought they might be the most expensive chocolates in the world, but were disappointed to learn they aren't even in the ballpark.
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T. PalmerWe're not a fan of burning sage, but the Sage Runner cocktail at Soluna (272 McAllister at Larkin) has opened our minds to the idea of it floating in our adult beverage. Here it is an uplifting foil for a mix of Appleton's Estate Extra 12 Year Old (oak-aged Jamaican rum) and Bärenjäg ... More >>
Joe EskenaziYep, it's the only working fireplace in the San Francisco library system. Sadly, hot toddies are not permitted.Make of this what you will: The Harvey Milk Memorial Library in Upper Market, which will reopen on Saturday after a 20-month retrofitting and renovation, looks as good as it ... More >>
The Chinese comfort food at Heaven's Dog (1148 Mission) has been praised quite a bit, but the cocktails are just as comforting. The Bumble Bee blends Appleton's V/X rum with lime and honey and is frothed up with egg white and gorgeously swirled with aromatic Angostura bitters. Despite the name, t ... More >>