Category Archives: SF Bay Area

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

Posted in Happenings, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

It’s Tartine Time

San Franciscans are blessed with quite the competitive palate when it comes to coffee, pastries and breads. So the never-failing line that encircles SF Mission District’s Tartine Bakery & Cafe serves as some indication that this French bakery offers the crème de la crème … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Good Eats, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

Chefs Get Their Hands Dirty

Napa chefs prove to be not only masters of the kitchen, but also that of the land. A group of chefs from 8 participating Napa restaurants have transformed the city’s neglected downtown gardens into a flourishing source of fresh, seasonal … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Happenings, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

Le matin French fix- Le Garage

The morning ambiance of Le Garage, Sausalito’s chic dockside French Bistro that literally extends outside an airy metal garage- seating 20 inside and another 20 on the outside patio along the sail-boat filled docks- blissfully combines Sausalito’s laid-back kayak-crowd with … Continue reading

Posted in Light Fare, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Happenings, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Happenings, SF Bay Area | Leave a comment