Food and Drink
Becoming ever more popular in modern cocktails, bourbon has become a fashionable drink of choice. For those looking to ferret out the best bourbon cocktails in the Bay Area, here is a list of five of the best bars around.
Israeli, Afghan, Lebanese, Turkish and other influences play into the lineup of Middle Eastern restaurants and food trucks with dedicated followers, allowing San Francisco to earn its erstwhile nickname, “Baghdad by the Bay.”
New York bagels, Montreal bagels, sourdough bagels — who knew there were so many bests? If you are looking for a personal favorite, Bay Area bagel shops have got you covered.
There are a myriad of great spots to watch sports all over the San Francisco Bay Area, whether it is basketball, baseball and even soccer with the women’s World Cup having just dominated the scene. Probably the biggest sport in the Bay Area, with eight Super Bowl wins between both local teams, is football.
Mexican restaurants are almost boundless throughout the Bay Area and especially in San Francisco, with such an ethnically diverse pool of residents and heavy Hispanic and Latino populations throughout.
Complete with cable cars, palm trees and giant heart sculptures, everybody wants to pose for a photo in Union Square. But it’s not just for tourists; San Francisco’s Union Square has terrific nightspots that attract locals, too. Scratch the surface to find some compelling reasons to hang out here before or after the theater.
An insider’s look at five of the best spots for an all-day breakfast in the San Francisco Bay Area
With fresh ingredients and affordable prices, a lunch comprised of toasty Italian panini cannot be beat. Here are 5 of the East Bay’s top spots for panini.
Big city living doesn’t have to mean long drives to some of California’s legendary wineries. Wine producers and wine tasting rooms are close by San Francisco, with several locations right in the city too.
A practical guide to San Francisco’s Japantown…