Bay Area Barbecue Championship
When: Saturday, July 7, starts at 10 a.m., judging begins at 11 a.m., game at 7:10 p.m.
Where: Oakland Coliseum (7000 Coliseum at Hegenberger)
Cost: $33 general/ $78 VIP; Kids: $12 general/ $41 VIP
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Hog & Rocks has always featured an interesting selection of classic cocktails, but now it boasts some serious talent behind the bar. This past fall, chef Scott Youkilis hired famed bartender Scott Beattie to design a new cocktails and menu for both Hog & Rocks and his upcoming BBQ spot ac ... More >>
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Virginia MillerOur favorite Kentucky Derby thoroughbred: whiskey.You may still be fighting the lingering haze of your Cinco de Mayo, but the Kentucky Derby on Saturday will provide yet another excuse to drink a lot and wear a big hat ― just like Mother's Day.
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Jesse Friedman/FlickrScott Youkilis.Oops. In SF Weekly's 7-Day Dish e-newsletter, we described a benefit for leak-stricken Gulf fisherman: Mission restaurant Maverick would be setting aside proceeds May 20 for the Greater New Orleans Foundation's Gulf Coast oil spill fund. Turns out plans hav ... More >>
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A few of my favorite morsels from the blog and beyond this week:1. Between @jasperslobrushe and @ruthbourdain, I have lost several irredeemable minutes this week to reading parody Twitter feeds. M. Ladd2. The Brazilian-owned pizza parlor is a San Francisco trope that doesn't usually result in goo ... More >>