Food & 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.
When we hear the word “barbecue,” Texas-style sweet and tangy sauce on succulent meats, chicken and ribs is generally the taste that comes to mind. If that’s what you look for when the “gotta have it” barbecue urge hits, then head for these popular East Bay spots.
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.
Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.
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
The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is the weekend-long musical event at Golden Gate Park that began in 2008 and has become a huge annual event. With a line-up of international and local musical talents, comedy acts and art exhibits, its important to be as prepared as possible before you go for maximum enjoyment.