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Sitting With The Chef: The Blue Plate's Sean Thomas

Sitting With The Chef: The Blue Plate's Sean Thomas

Eating an epic meal at one of the city’s premiere dining destinations is always an enjoyable event, but when you sit down to that meal with the world-class chef who prepared it, the experience becomes unforgettable.

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Best of Beer Week: Nombe

Best of Beer Week: Nombe

Nombe (2491 Mission Street) translates loosely into ‘drunkard’ in Japanese. So it’s only fitting that the home for Japanese comfort food in the Mission would be throwing down with some of the best brews in the city during Beer Week.

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The Bay Area's Best Chicken and Waffles

The Bay Area's Best Chicken and Waffles

Chicken and Waffles is a soul food staple that should not be passed up.  It’s also by no means a healthy dish, which makes it great for special occasions.  The following restaurants in the bay area serve up great versions of this soul food specialty.

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2011 Year in Food

2011 Year in Food

Trends frequently pop-up in the food industry only to be kicked to the curb by the next new and exciting thing.  But some have a greater staying power.  Here’s a look back at some of what was seen in the Bay Area food scene this…

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Roostertail Ready to Fly the Coop in Upper Fillmore

Roostertail Ready to Fly the Coop in Upper Fillmore

San Francisco’s Upper Fillmore District is welcoming a new restaurant with a bit of a different concept: fast, casual American rotisserie.

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Japanese Comfort Food in the Mission

Japanese Comfort Food in the Mission

I believe the greatest compliment you can give a restaurant is to say the food reminds you of what your grandma or mom would make. Now, I have officially found that spot in San Francisco at one of the Mission’s newest restaurants, Izakaya Yuzuki.

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Dumplings and Buns – Asian Comfort Food

Dumplings and Buns – Asian Comfort Food

When I think of Asian comfort food, I think of a nice bowl of ramen or some dim sum with dumplings and buns. Hence the idea behind Dumplings and Buns, which opened this week on California at Fillmore.

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First Bite: The Ultimate Comfort Food in Oakland

First Bite: The Ultimate Comfort Food in Oakland

A few months ago, we told you about a mac and cheese restaurant called Homeroom opening its doors in Oakland. Finally, after passing by several times and seeing lines out the door, this intrepid writer jumped in with an open mind and need for some…

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Brick & Bottle – Comfort food and cocktails

Brick & Bottle – Comfort food and cocktails

Brick & Bottle, the Corte Madera newbie focused on delivering California comfort food and respectable cocktails, just passed its six-month birthday.  Local chef Scott Howard celebrated his Marin homecoming at the location, housed in the back of a nondescript strip mall, the former home of…

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