Category Archives: Happenings

Williams Selyem 2008 Tasting

This year’s fall tasting of the exclusive and coveted Williams Selyem 2008 vintage, nestled in the Russian River Valley, could not have have been more elegantly executed. The tasting featured four acclaimed ’08 Pinot Noirs, a Zinfandel, and a Chenin Blanc, … Continue reading

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Just Add Beer

You’ve never truly had pub food until you’ve had Rackhouse Pub food. And you’ve definitely never had mac n’ cheese until you’ve had Rackhouse’s beer-baked mac n’ cheese–composed of five different cheeses and amble ale and then baked into comfort … Continue reading

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Shhh, there’s espresso!

Nothing complements a coffee better than a book (okay, a pastry isn’t so bad either). Eugene Kagansky, owner of D’Espresso in the Lower East Side, had exactly this in mind when he opened another coffee shop outside the New York … Continue reading

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Hitting The Books To Make Gelato

Look no further to discover the true craft of gelato. Bologna, Italy is home to the world’s very first university inspired by the art of making gelato.  And who knew that such art required so much diligence and bookwork? The … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper in the City- CUESA

This year’s celebrity chef lineup at the annual Sunday Supper fundraiser will be sure to wow foodies, winos and do-gooders alike. The event, hosted at the San Francisco Ferry Building on Sunday, October 3rd, is presented by the Center for Urban Education … Continue reading

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Cocktails in the City

Best to sober up now in preparation for San Francisco’s Cocktail Week, running from Sept 21-27. Think happy-hour gone very, very happy. The week-long festival was created by three local San Franciscan bartenders: Duggan McDonnell, Jeff Holinger and H. Joseph Ehrmann … Continue reading

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Calling All Chocoholics

The weekend of September 11-12 marks San Francisco’s 15th annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival, expected to lure 40,000 bona-fide chocoholics. The festival will feature tastings, live music, wine-pairing seminars and chef demonstrations. Eat your chocolate knowing that you’re doing good: all … Continue reading

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