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    June 26, 2014

    Outside Lands Announces Summer Pairing Series Lineup

    The 7th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is set to rock Golden Gate Park this August. But there's no reason to wait until then to get your fill of all the frivolity it has to offer. OSL announced today the schedule and lineup of its Summer Pairing Series, uniting some of the Bay Area's m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils

    Many craft breweries have a reputation for making a host of solid beers, but specialize in one or two categories. Some are known almost exclusively for sour brews (Cascade), or farmhouse ales (Upright), or perhaps hop bombs (Alpine). Every once in a while, however, a brewery displays a Midas Touch a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    SF Beer Week: The Last Hurrah

    If you've made it to the last weekend of SF Beer Week, then give yourself a pat on the back. You know what? You deserve a beer! Hydrate yourself, stretch out those hamstrings, and sprint towards the finish line. This is your last shot at glory until SF Beer Week 2014, so make it count. See also: S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Beer of the Week: Firestone Walker XVI (Release Party Tonight!)

    Everything changed when we turned back the clocks. We eat much more hot soup and porridge than usual, carefully consider our scarf options, and retire by 9:30 p.m. Now that hibernation time is upon us, it seems fitting to adjust our drinking habits. For the next couple months, we'll focus on brews t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Beer of the Week: Firestone Walker Double DBA

    In today's booming craft beer renaissance, there are plenty of breweries whose reputation is staked on brewing one style of beer particularly well. Some brewers make a name for themselves by almost exclusively brewing dry, West Coast IPAs. Others amass a following with a sludgy imperial stout that p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    It's Beer Week Humpday ― Take It Easy

    Jared Zimmerman/FlickrHoisting one gently at Bloodhound.​Wednesday, Feb. 16 It's Day Six of SF Beer Week, otherwise known as humpday. Today should be all about beer-event efficiency. Get an early start (leave now), then frame the rest of your day through the bottom of a beer glass: ​Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Ponzu: Retro Party Lounge with Impressive Eats

    Ruben P./YelpBeef sliders.​The place: Ponzu, 401 Taylor (at O'Farrell), 775-7979 The hours: Daily, 4:30-6:30 p.m. The deals: House wines, well drinks, beers, and high-end snacks, all $3 each The digs: Curvy, colorful retro-moderne party lounge with a low-slung, voluptuous bar area that po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Beer Dinners, or the Fine Art of the 'Brew Fixe'

    Jesse Friedman/Beer & Nosh​There's no steadfast rule to putting together a beer dinner except, duh, you should have good food and pair it with good beer. Beyond that, they come in all shapes and sizes, meaning number of courses and the hit your wallet will take. Proving attending one doesn't ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 23, 2010
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    August 5, 2009

    Toronado to Host a Six-Course Wallow through Local Beer and Food

    Lost In Translation/FlickrCall it a sign of the times.​More and more chefs are turning to beer to pair with food these days. Catch a taste of the trend this Sunday afternoon as two chefs serve up what's being billed as a Locavore Feast at Toronado Pub (547 Haight at Fillmore). Chefs Melissa Ax ... More >>

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Running on Empty

    Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.

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