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The Selector: Oct. 8-14, 2014

October 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8 King Khan and BBQ Show King Khan is perhaps best known for his work with his garage-soul-punk outfit The Shrines, a tremendously noisy...

Drifting by

THE WEEKNIGHTER Taking it all in over cocktails at Driftwood

Let’s go eat

TABLEHOPPING This week's openings include Arguello, Marlowe gets a new home, Quince reveals its fresh look, and dinner launches at Wise Sons.

Hype machine

TABLEHOPPING Lazy Bear lumbers into the light, Mid-Market scores another dining spot, plus oyster happy hours

Straight shooter

THE WEEKNIGHTER Hunting big game -- and primo cocktails -- at Bloodhound

Pedaling and feasting

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 From whole cracked crabs to lamb burritos: eating my way through coastal California bike tours

Blame it on Rio

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 The city on most everyone's bucket list, for delicious reasons.

Go west

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 Chomping through the varied eats of the Western neighborhoods.

Making a splash

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 An education on natural wines on the Parisian dining scene

Southern light

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 Eating a path through southern Italy

Mezcal: Mexico In a Bottle fest sets high bar for mezcal lovers

September 23, 2014
When it comes to tasting mezcal, the experts have some generally accepted rules. Chief among them is that "you should never taste more than...

Fall color

TABLEHOPPING A burst of openings signal the start of a warm, bright season. 

What’s up, doc?

TABLEHOPPING Doc Ricketts, Bistro L'Aviateur, Le Marais Bistro and Bakery, and more whip up some juicy new food destinations 

This Week’s Picks: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
Particles, waves, subatomic forcesTHURSDAY 11 San Francisco Electronic Music Festival One of the advantages of being the center of the tech industry is hosting a...

Under fire

Mezcal braces for the fight of its 400-year life

Feasting on flacks

THE WEEKNIGHTER Scarfing seafood fusion and calling bluffs at Chaya.

Salvation

THE WEEKNIGHTER Papusas save the day (and the hangover) at Balompie Cafe.

Brunch o’clock

TABLEHOPPING Ready to add some new bodacious brunch options to your rotation o' haunts? Let's do this.

Fall fairs and festivals

FALL ARTS 2014 A cornucopia of outdoor and indoor fun, family-friendly events, and adult playgrounds

Wizard of brews

THE WEEKNIGHTER Finding magical fulfillment at Magnolia Dogpatch and Smokestack

Once you pop…

TABLEHOPPING A roundup of all kinds of cool pop-up events happening around the city.

Fall fairs and fests

August 26, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Aug. 30 Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower, Alameda; www.grantsforge.com. Noon-6pm, free. Possibly the...

Sixth at the Syc

THE WEEKNIGHTER Contemplating change -- and not-change -- with High Lifes at the Sycamore 

Gimme a kiss

TABLEHOPPING From late-night bibimbap to calzones for lunch and affordable thali plate feasting, you're covered.