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    June 6, 2012

    Wine of the Week: Talking Deals and Delights With A16's Shelley Lindgren

    Wednesdays are "Butcher Days" at A16, so SFoodie sat down with Wine Director/Owner Shelley Lindgren as cleavers smashed, saws swished, and the butchers worked through one-and-a-half pigs. We, meanwhile, worked through a dozen wines -- and our list of questions for sommeliers -- to help you find A16 ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    MarketBar's Prime Nibbles, Perfect People Watching

    backcountry5/Flickr​The place: MarketBar, 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero), 434-1100. The hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. The deals: Two dozen top-shelf tapas at $1.50-$9 per plate plus wine, beer, and cocktail specials. The digs: The Ferry Building's most elegant venue: lots of dark wood and po ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

    ​Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. Canned: Yeah, we're not buying 50-buck bottles of Montepulciano either these days. Beer & Nosh flogs what might be the ultimate Great Recession-buster event: tomorrow's Mission Street Food celebration canned-beer menu -- a summer meal orch ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Cheap Wines That Don't Suck: 2007 Trentatre Rosso

    This tastes a bit like a rustic old-school Rioja.

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    November 4, 2008

    Cellar Rat: Week Eight at Unti Vineyards

    By Ella Lawrence I haven’t talked about one of the most important things in a cellar yet: the way things smell. Making wine is so sensual. Without all the touching, smelling, and tasting of the fermenting grapes we would never know what is happening as they journey toward becoming a finished wine ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008

    Cellar Rat: Week Seven at Unti Vineyards

    Sebastien and his ukelele! By Ella Lawrence Today we crushed our last lot of grapes and it was a little bittersweet. Sebastien wiped a fake tear from his eye and sniffed, “It all happens so fast!” over our celebratory lunch at Bistro Ralph’s. It seems as though we did everything to prolong t ... More >>

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    October 3, 2008

    Cellar Rat: Week Four at Unti Vineyards

    By Ella Lawrence After a month of winemaking, I suddenly have enough energy to do other things besides tumble into bed after throwing my sweaty, grape skin-smeared clothes into the washing machine and preparing a slapshod dinner that usually involves chips, salsa and beer. This is giving me more ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 10, 2004

    La Dolce Vita

    Handsome waiters, cheesy Euro disco, tasty gnocchi -- Pazzia takes us back to Tuscany

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    August 4, 1999
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    March 17, 1999
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    January 20, 1999
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