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Ayala's Executive Chef Melissa Perfit Teaches The Art Of Preparing, Eating OystersMelissa Perfit, executive chef at Ayala, a new seafood restaurant in San Francisco, teaches Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego the art of shucking, dressing and eating oysters.
Socola Chocolatier Wendy Lieu Talks About The SF International Chocolate SalonWendy Lieu, CEO of Socola Chocolatier brings delicious samples to the set and talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon.
SF Opera, Symphony Patrons Will Miss Dining At Jardinière, Closing In AprilJardinière, the Hayes Valley restaurant that became a popular fine dining spot for San Francisco opera and symphony patrons, is closing its doors.
Julius' Castle Owner Hopes to Reopen Landmark SF Restaurant by Year EndThe new owner of Telegraph Hill landmark Julius' Castle says he's encouraged by all the people who have fond memories of the historic restaurant and hopes to have it open again by the end of 2019.
IHOP Giving Away Free Pancakes All DayThe only thing better than a short stack with melted butter and syrup is a free short stack with melted butter and syrup!
Marie-Cesaire Champagne Is French With Caribbean RootsBay Area Focus found a delicious French champagne and its roots are in the Caribbean.
Bikini Clad Baristas At Southbay Coffee Shop Too Hot For Some Customers' TastesA controversial cup of Joe is brewing in one South Bay neighborhood because the coffee isn't the only thing that's hot.
SF Startup Creates World's First Molecular Whiskey Aged Without Barrels Aging spirits like wine, cognac, even beer, has called for wooden casks, often oak, for aroma and taste. Now a new San Francisco startup called Endless West is making whiskey without using any barrels and they're doing it in much less time.
Wine & Chocolate Pairings With Napa's Alpha Omega WineryWhat better pairing than wine and chocolate? Sarah Rush from Alpha Omega Winery in Napa brought both to Bay Area Focus and showed host Michelle Griego what goes together best.
Oakland Zoo, Brewery Create New Beer 'Bay Cat Ale' To Help Mountain LionsOakland's oldest operating brewery released a new beer Saturday to help mountain lions in the Bay Area.
Beloved 102-Year-Old Estrada’s Restaurant In Daly City Closes For GoodDiners will get their last chance Sunday to eat hot tostada salad, mole enchiladas and coconut mango cake at the Estrada's Restaurant in Daly City.