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St. George (New York)

  • Dining

    July 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Southern Meets California Seafood at Hutch in Uptown Oakland

    The Bay Area's boomlet of Southern cooking continues directly behind the Paramount Theater in Uptown Oakland, at Hutch. Across the street from a defunct wig store, this is a restaurant worth getting on BART for. From bar snacks like pimento cheese up through the raw bar -- with its $18-per-person p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2013

    Bottle Rock: Napa Festival's Attempt To Combine Food, Wine, and Music Falls Short

    It seems like a good idea on paper: Throw a music festival in wine country where guests can go wine-tasting and sample some of the region's best restaurants in between musical acts. That was the focus of Bottle Rock, a new festival thrown in a park in downtown Napa that combines stadium-filling rock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Drink of the Week: Get a Grip on Grappa at Bar 888

    Even as our collective drinking palate continues to develop to appreciate spirits once considered too challenging (like smoky peaty single malts whiskies, rustic and flavorful mezcal, and bitter European liqueurs), we still may have a ways to go until people learn to love grappa. Grappa (also know ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    New Bill Would Allow Distillers to Charge For On-Site Tastings

    St. George Spirits used to sell glassware -- and offer a complimentary taste of their spirits with a glass purchase. The reason? It's against the law for distillers to charge for tastings and sell bottles at their distilleries, like brewers and vintners can. Although the Alcohol and Control Board r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    First Impressions At Tribune Tavern

    When the Tribune Tavern opened two weeks ago in Oakland, I was excited. Firstly, it's a tavern, under a newspaper. A place for wirey and haggard journalists, gatekeepers to the misery of the world, to roll down their sleeves and commune. Wingback chairs, scotch, Jimmy Stewart (maybe?). Halfway throu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2012
  • Dining

    November 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Sipping the Lands End at Rich Table

    It wasn't until I sat at the bar at Rich Table that I realized a restaurant could have an old soul. At a mere four months old, the place hums with such effortless vigor, you'd be forgiven for thinking the place had been around for years. The service is key, with staff that sets everyone at ease, inn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Prime Your Palate for Litquake's Food Events

    Every year, Litquake brings together a veritable orgy of events for writers and readers, and anyone whose soul is a little bit thirsty for some literary juice or a chance to worship at Dave Eggers' feet. This year there are some seriously stellar-sounding food events programmed into the lineup as we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Hooked on Tonics: Pricilla Young of Brasserie S&P

    Brasserie S&P at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is officially set to open on Monday the 18th with a unique gin and tonic focused cocktail program: Patrons can customize the perfect gin & tonic for themselves by selecting one of 31 different gins (most accompanied by tasting notes), choice of tonic wate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    James Beard Awards Announce Semifinalists: Bay Area's Well Represented, Obviously

    ​The day has come for the James Beard Foundation to announce the semifinalists for the 2012 Restaurant Awards. As SFoodie has written before, the finals can resemble the Oscars in that they're often career awards rather than a measure of how the nominees are performing at this very moment. Tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Free Bites and Booze at Txoko Open House

    What: Open House/Par-tay Where: Txoko When: Wed., January 11, 6-8 p.m. Cost: Free with RSVP The rundown: Txoko co-owners Ryan Maxey and Chef Ian Begg are hosting a party and we're all invited. Deal? Deal! We'll enjoy complementary bites, St. George drink specials, and groovin' beats by DJ Jon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Next Door Sweets Scoops Up San Tung's Patrons, If Not Its Traditions

    Tamara Palmer​We returned to the scene of some plywood that we spotted more than a year ago in the Inner Sunset to discover Next Door Sweets in full swing. So named for its proximity to San Tung, an insanely popular family-owned Chinese restaurant, the shop is owned by Joy and Frank Chu, and F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Cocktail Week Events for Monday, Sept. 19

    Marc Fiorito, GammaNine Photography​The bad news about Cocktail Week is that events are starting to sell out. The good news is twofold: tickets are still available for many, and more events are being added, so keep an eye out here for the latest. Tickets still available Bay Area Distillers P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Jasper's Corner Tap Gives Pub Food an S.F. Locavore Update

    Photos by W. Blake GrayJasper's mini burger doesn't come with a quarter; that's for size comparison​The worlds of food buzz and drinks buzz are different, and that's the only reason we were able to easily get a good seat and fast service at the official opening of Jasper's Corner Tap last nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Lexi St. George's "Dancing to the Rhythm (With Me)" Is Way Worse Than Rebecca Black's "Friday"

    Never thought we'd say this, but, uh, we'll take Rebecca.​ Patrice Wilson, the man who made "Friday" -- that endlessly ire-raising yet somehow completely inescapable viral hit from teenage star Rebecca Black -- has found his new muse: Lexi St. George. Naturally, some people are calling her t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Getting Meat into Cocktails is Tricky but Doable

    There have been a few constants in humanity's aspirations: finding out if we're all alone in the universe, immortality, and successfully getting meat to work in a cocktail. The latter is remarkably delicate work. Go too far in the meat direction and it can get gross (and yes, for vegans and vegeta ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Three Artisanal Spirits We're Hoping Santa Brings

    Annie JessemanSt. George's latest batch of single malt whisky is its best yet.​Cocktails and hot drinks rule the holiday season, but there's something just as festive, not to mention warming: a glass of a special brandy or whiskey. The Bay Area's expanding roster of artisanal spirits producers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Chips Ahoy, Cocktails Down the Hatch: This Week in Food Bloggery

    J. BirdsallBehold: The majestic chocolate chip cookie.‚Äč1. You know how some people get a reputation for liking owls, and suddenly they're receiving owl earrings for Christmas, owl thank-you cards after dinner parties, and owl pencils? Well, John Birdsall put the word out that he was tasting chocol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Mad4Madeleines' Ninja Turtle Costume? It's All Proust's Fault

    Dirk Wyse/wysevisions.comStreet-food vendor Gail Fermin in her Mutant Ninja Turtle get-up.​Ever since she started selling French madeleines on the street in March under the Mad4Madeleines moniker, we wondered why Gail Fermin seemed to be dressed like Raphael the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Outside In 5 Rode S.F.'s New Wave of Haute Street Food

    Tamara Palmer​The definition of street food in San Francisco continues to rapidly expand in ever more creative directions. Saturday's Outside In 5 event in Dogpatch seemed to accelerate that. Presented by Soul Cocina, SF Cart Project, and Hands On Gourmet, it was a food crawl comprised of ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Liquorvore

    nullalux/FlickrBuddha's hand infusing vodka at St. George sib Hangar One.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Grog blog: At the Bold Italic, Jon Korn belts a few with local distillers and brewski makers. Korn's is a short crawl, from Alameda's St. George Spirits to Distillery No. 209 on S.F.' ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 29, 2005

    Heart's Desiree

    Finding comfort in a lovingly prepared ham-and-cheese sandwich

  • Dining

    December 1, 2004

    For Health and Pleasure

    After a quarter of a century, S.F.'s venerable vegetarian restaurant is still leading by example

  • Music

    July 8, 1998

    The Rhythm Method

    Andre Williams is still doing down and dirty

  • Music

    March 20, 1996
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