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A fire damaged Forbe's Island restaurant on San Francisco's waterfront.  (CBS)

Fire Damages Popular Waterfront Restaurant On SF Pier

Firefighters responded to a report of a blaze at San Francisco’s Pier 41 Friday morning that damaged a popular waterfront restaurant, according to fire officials.


A foie gras dish. (Frederic J. Brown)

Animal Rights Group Sues Wine Country Restaurant For Breaking Foie Gras Ban

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has initiated legal action against La Toque, alleging that the Napa Valley restaurant is illegally selling the delicacy foie gras.


A fire damaged Chez Panisse in Berkeley early Friday morning.  (CBS)

Berkeley’s Chez Panisse Vows To Reopen Soon After Fire

The fire that struck Berkeley’s famous Chez Panisse restaurant early Friday morning caused about $150,000 to $200,000 in damage but it could reopen soon.


Henry Alvarez (San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing)

Phil Matier: SF Housing Chief Opening New Restaurant While On Medical Leave

The embattled head of San Francisco’s Housing Authority, who is on paid medical leave, is apparently opening a restaurant in Berkeley with his wife. And, that’s not sitting well with at least one San Francisco lawmaker.


Fire damage at the Happy Hound in Los Gatos. (CBS)

Los Gatos’ Happy Hound Restaurant Damaged In Fire

A fire caused significant damage to a popular local restaurant in Los Gatos early Monday morning, a Santa Clara County fire spokeswoman said.


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One Of Bay Area’s Oldest Bars Celebrates 160th Anniversary

7 Mile House is celebrating its 160th anniversary on Wednesday.


The parklet outside of Actual Cafe in Oakland. (Sal Bednarz)

San Jose Considers SF-Style ‘Parklets’ For Outdoor Dining

Taking a cue from San Francisco, the San Jose City Council today will consider allowing some restaurants to replace street parking spaces with raised “curb cafes” so patrons can sit outside.


A sign advertises an Emeryville job fair. (CBS)

Despite Down Economy, Emeryville Job Fair Struggles To Draw Applicants

Many Bay Area residents have been struggling to find work in recent years, so it may come as a surprise that not one single person show up for a job fair in Emeryville Monday.


Thanksgiving Turkey (Photo credit by Mitch Hrdlicka/Getty Images)

Mountain View Restaurant Continues Thanksgiving Giveaway Tradition

For the 23rd year, Don Giovanni is offering a free Thanksgiving meal to all customers on Thursday.


Guy Fieri Fires Back At Scathing Restaurant Review

Guy Fieri Fires Back At Scathing Restaurant Review

Bay Area restauranteur, Guy Fieri is not going to take criticism sitting down. On Tuesday, New York Times’ food critic Pete Wells published a scathing review of Fieri’s new Manhattan restaurant…