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Villon’s Modern Aesthetic Brings Lively Contrast to an Historic Space in Mid-Market

Old SF meets new SF in this sleek design Villon, the newest Mid-Market dining hopeful within the Proper Hotel, is now open. The restaurant offers all-day dining from chef Jason Franey, a Bay Area chef who has made his [Read entire story]

A New Brewpub and Beer Garden Will Join Santa Rosa’s Respected Beer Scene This Week

10,000 square-feet dedicated to eating, drinking, and brewing craft beer Though the timeline was off by about a year, 2 Tread Brewing Company will finally roll into Santa Rosa on Wednesday, September 20. It’s a [Read entire story]

Marshawn Lynch Is Giving Away Free Skittles Today in Oakland

So fans can get pumped up before today’s game Marshawn Lynch, Oakland’s fun-loving homeTown hero known for his community bike rides and the recent purchase of beloved soul food restaurant, is now giving away free [Read entire story]

Freak Out Over the Museum of Ice Cream’s Sugary Pink Insides

It’s a FOMO-inducing, Instagram feed-clogging fantasy land The Museum of Ice Cream will open its doors to the curious, Instagram-loving San Francisco public on Sunday in a shower of sprinkles, and pink-hued excitement. [Read entire story]

California’s Foie Gras Ban Is Back

Judges today ruled that California is free to enforce it California’s 2004 law banning the sale of foie gras in the state is back on the table, after judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of appeals issued a ruling this [Read entire story]

A Brewery and Taproom Will Pick Up the Slack at Ghirardelli Square Next Spring

More details on San Francisco Brewing Co.’s new outpost on the water San Francisco Brewing Co.’s plans for Ghirardelli Square have been under wraps since news of the project came to light this past spring. Now more [Read entire story]

Blue Bottle Has Sold the Majority of Its Company to Nestlé

It’s definitely a chain now Blue Bottle Coffee has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a boutique roaster founded in 2002. It now boasts upwards of 40 stores in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, [Read entire story]

What to Expect at Eight Tables, a New Style of Chinese Cuisine in San Francisco

Here’s what you need to know about Chinatown’s new temple of fine-dining Years after cementing itself as the birthplace of California cuisine, San Francisco has now become known as the “Land of the Tasting Menu.” [Read entire story]

Jonathan Waxman Quietly Shutters Bay Area Empire

Waxman’s and JBird are both closed After less than two years, James Beard Award-winning chef Jonathan Waxman’s eponymous restaurant in Ghirardelli Square, Waxman’s, is no more. A representative for Ghirardelli [Read entire story]

Venture Into the Luxurious World of Eight Tables, Chinatown’s Glam New Fine-Dining Destination

The interior matches the $225 tasting menu Eight Tables by George Chen, the fine-dining cherry-on-top of sleek Chinese food emporium China Live, debuted this week in the heart of Chinatown. Diners furtively enter the [Read entire story]

Inside State Bird Provisions’ Warm and Cozy Remodel

New art, and no more pegboards State Bird Provisions has reopened after a two week closure for renovations, and as promised, it’s looking very fresh. Designer Wylie Price, who worked on the original design and The [Read entire story]

Here’s the Menu for State Bird 2.0, Opening Tonight

It closed for two weeks of renovations State Bird Provisions, one of the city’s most reliably buzzy and busy restaurants, reopens tonight after a two week hiatus. During that time the restaurant got a refreshed [Read entire story]

Sleek Sake Bar From Shiba Ramen Team Now Open in Emeryville Public Market

Japanese drinking culture is alive in Emeryville Emeryville Public Market continues to grow its offerings, expanding its appeal beyond a “food court” experience and into a place where diners might want to linger for [Read entire story]

Golden Road Changes Course, But Still Plans Temescal Beer Garden

It is going through the approval process now Following a wave of opposition from local brewers and neighbors, Golden Road Brewing has drastically changed its plans for the vacant lot in Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood. [Read entire story]

The Lineup for SF’s First-Ever Cherry Bombe Jubilee Is a Who’s Who of Influential Women

Alice Waters will give the keynote address For the first time ever, biannual food magazine Cherry Bombe is taking its yearly Jubilee conference outside of New York’s bustling confines, landing in San Francisco on [Read entire story]

Roasted Bone Marrow Vies for SF’s Most Interesting Ice Cream Flavor

It’s one of Salt & Straw’s new flavors San Francisco is not lacking in creative ice cream flavors, or ice cream in general, for that matter. For a city with average temperatures hovering in the low 60s, there’s an [Read entire story]

Tartine Manufactory Is Sneaking Into All Aspects of Your Life

Including your Sweetgreen salad Tartine Manufactory’s one year in business has been full of accolades and milestones, including the announcement that it would open an even larger version of itself in Los Angeles. [Read entire story]

Mourad Lahlou’s Newest Restaurant Will Explore the Moorish-Mexican Connection

It will take over Aziza’s space After almost two years of darkness, chef Mourad Lahlou will reopen the doors to his restaurant in the Outer Richmond. But this time, it won’t be Aziza — Lahlou has new plans for a [Read entire story]

Where to Eat During This Year’s Burning Man Exodus

The city might feel a little quieter for the next week or so As Labor Day weekend draws near, some parts of San Francisco may become eerily quiet as a chunk of the population packs up and hits the road for Burning Man's [Read entire story]

Whole Foods Immediately Drops Prices Following Amazon Acquisition

Rotisserie chickens for everyone Whole Foods shoppers are having a nice Monday, following the immediate drop in prices of certain items at the grocery chain. It's the result of the finalized acquisition of the [Read entire story]