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Eater Maps: The 2013 Thanksgiving-To-Go Guide

Eater Maps: The 2013 Thanksgiving-To-Go Guide

It's Thanksgiving week, and for those who aren't already obsessively planning a home-cooked menu but still want to stay in for the holiday, the best local restaurants, bakeries, and markets are here to assist with your [Read entire story]

FireWire: The latest unfortunate victim in this…

FireWire: The latest unfortunate victim in this...

The latest unfortunate victim in this year's spate of restaurant fires is the Tenderloin's long-running comfort-food destination Little Henry's, which suffered a one-alarm blaze on Saturday morning. It's unclear what [Read entire story]

SPONSORED POST: Ketel One® Vodka, Substance Over Style

Born out of a passion for creating the world's finest vodka and backed by 300 years of distilling experience, Ketel One is a vodka that is less about trends and more about unwavering pride in craft. Driven by a [Read entire story]

Rebirths: Joe’s of Westlake Getting Original Joe’s Takeover

Rebirths: Joe's of Westlake Getting Original Joe's Takeover

The bar at Joe's of Westlake. [Photo: thomashawk/Flickr] Joe's of Westlake, the old-school Daly City spot that's been serving up ravioli, garlic bread, steaks, and other classic Italian-American fare since 1956, is in [Read entire story]

Week in Reviews: After slamming Real Restaurants’ last revamp…

Week in Reviews: After slamming Real Restaurants' last revamp...

After slamming Real Restaurants' last revamp of an old-school spot in the Betelnut-Hutong debacle, it wasn't a sure thing that Bauer would fall for a revamp of Fog City. But he thinks "this time, they've found the right [Read entire story]

Listage: Third-Wave Coffee Haters; Des Jardins’ Holiday Advice

Listage: Third-Wave Coffee Haters; Des Jardins' Holiday Advice

Beans at Blue Bottle Mint Plaza. [Photo: wallyg/Flickr] [Read entire story]

Revamp gives Fog City a jolt of energy

Every table has a view outdoors, but the buzz inside draws attention from the bright lights outside. The kitchen that used to be at the entrance now faces the main part of the dining room, which has a refined, finished [Read entire story]

EaterWire: Kermit Lynch at the Chapel; Tosca’s Italian Wine Bashes

EaterWire: Kermit Lynch at the Chapel; Tosca's Italian Wine Bashes

THE MISSION—Kermit Lynch's classic French travelogue "Adventures on the Wine Route" was recently re-released in an expanded anniversary edition, and on Sunday, the legendary Berkeley importer will speak at The [Read entire story]

On the Racked: The Women of Stitch Fix; Alternative Apparel in Hayes Valley; Fellow Barber’s Shop-in-Shop; More!

On the Racked: The Women of Stitch Fix; Alternative Apparel in Hayes Valley; Fellow Barber's Shop-in-Shop; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the top fashion and retail news of the week. Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake with her team; photos by Aubrie Pick UNION SQUARE—The [Read entire story]

Being Bowien: Danny Bowien’s Mission-inspired taco joint Mission…

Being Bowien: Danny Bowien's Mission-inspired taco joint Mission...

Danny Bowien's Mission-inspired taco joint Mission Cantina opened this week in New York, further solidifying his SF-to-NYC culinary bridge. The menu is comprised of elevated appetizers like soft-scrambled eggs with sea [Read entire story]

Eater Inside: Penrose, A Chic Bar and Grill in Grand Lake

Eater Inside: Penrose, A Chic Bar and Grill in Grand Lake

[Photos: Patricia Chang] The gorgeous specimen pictured above is Penrose, the third restaurant from Charlie Hallowell that's opening tonight in Oakland's Grand Lake. Though Hallowell, a Chez Panisse alum, is known for [Read entire story]

Week in Reviews: Ad Hoc Satisfies Bauer; Roth Finds Tosca Tasty, Pricey

Ad Hoc by night [Photo: Star5112/Flickr] Bauer to a ride up to Yountville with this week's review of Ad Hoc, Thomas Keller's casual offshoot, where he found new chef Katie Hagan-Whelchel's transition "seamless" and the [Read entire story]

Week in Reviews: Ad Hoc Satisfies Bauer; Roth Finds Tosca Tasty, Pricey

Week in Reviews: Ad Hoc Satisfies Bauer; Roth Finds Tosca Tasty, Pricey

Ad Hoc by night [Photo: Star5112/Flickr] Bauer to a ride up to Yountville with this week's review of Ad Hoc, Thomas Keller's casual offshoot, where he found new chef Katie Hagan-Whelchel's transition "seamless" and the [Read entire story]

SPONSORED POST: Watch Maxwell Britten Make an Old Fashioned

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy an Old Fashioned, and variations on this classic drink are always welcome. Maxwell Britten, head bartender at Brooklyn cocktail mecca Maison Premiere, agrees. In the above video, he [Read entire story]

Stadium Wire: The next time you catch a…

The next time you catch a Warriors game or a concert at Oracle Arena, keep your eyes open for Farina, which has opened a mini-pizzeria there. The Mission duo of restaurants caught the arena's attention when it served [Read entire story]

Stadium Wire: The next time you catch a…

Stadium Wire: The next time you catch a...

The next time you catch a Warriors game or a concert at Oracle Arena, keep your eyes open for Farina, which has opened a mini-pizzeria there. The Mission duo of restaurants caught the arena's attention when it served [Read entire story]

OPENING ALERT: Gusto, A Morrone Comeback in San Carlos

OPENING ALERT: Gusto, A Morrone Comeback in San Carlos

Gusto 619 Laurel St., San Carlos Phone: (650) 486-1479 Web: gustosancarlos.com Status: Open George Morrone is back, everybody. After a few years of consulting, pop-ups, and working at a yacht club, the former Aqua, [Read entire story]

OPENING ALERT: Gusto, A Morrone Comeback in San Carlos

Gusto 619 Laurel St., San Carlos Phone: (650) 486-1479 Web: gustosancarlos.com Status: Open George Morrone is back, everybody. After a few years of consulting, pop-ups, and working at a yacht club, the former Aqua, [Read entire story]

Muddy Waters: Alice Waters did a lengthy Q&A…

Muddy Waters: Alice Waters did a lengthy Q&A...

Alice Waters did a lengthy Q&A with Al Jazeera America, and as usual, it's full of quotable gems. Among the revelations herein: Waters now brings her own mint for a hot drink while flying ("I love that I can influence, [Read entire story]

Muddy Waters: Alice Waters did a lengthy Q&A…

Alice Waters did a lengthy Q&A with Al Jazeera America, and as usual, it's full of quotable gems. Among the revelations herein: Waters now brings her own mint for a hot drink while flying ("I love that I can influence, [Read entire story]