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Appetite: More tantalizing sweet spots

Last week, I indulged my sweet side with a romp through several notable new candy stores and dessert offerings -- here are several more...

Sweet tooth

Appetite: Miso sesame rice crispies, chocolate-dipped peanut butter cupcakes, eggnog latte frozen custard, and more new sweets on the scene

Our Weekly Picks: December 12-18

WEDNESDAY 12/12 "The Lion and the Lamb" Sam Flores, a graffiti-inspired artist whose work often deals with religious themes, now turns his attention to the conflicting...

Dishing 2012

Appetite: 2012's top new restaurants brought surprise tastes, culinary depth

Appetite: 10 best spirits launched in 2012

Each year holds a range of interesting spirits released from around the globe. As the craft spirit industry continues to explode, there were many...

Comfort, au courant

Hearty, familiar contemporary fare at new spots Jamber and Company


West Portal's delicious, midrange, homestyle Greek secret is out

Appetite: Learning from the best, eating like royalty at Flavor! Napa

All photos by Virginia MillerFlavor! Napa is a five-day food and wine festival that took place last weekend in its second annual incarnation, potentially...

Sweet rollin’

The Bay's best new (and classic) bagels and doughnuts

If on a winter’s night …

Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson and Coi's Daniel Patterson cook up a spectacular rustic feast

Appetite: Latest in New Orleans dining

Returning to my beloved New Orleans, a city I’ve explored extensively via a path laden with jazz, Dixieland, Zydeco, Ramos Gin Fizzes, Sazeracs, Cajun...

One fish, two fish

Artful plates and unique tastes at two newly-opened sushi spots

Feast 2012

Our food and drink spectacular takes a bite out of cheese country, Hakka Chinese cuisine, Dungeness crab season, and more

Twin stars

A stellar duet highlights Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 'Constellation'

Japanese within reach

Three new affordable Japanese restaurants brighten the scene

Appetite: Portland cocktailing

More than 50 places in one week…  I may not have covered all of Portland this May, but I certainly made a dent. So...

Appetite: Tasting spirits

An array of new liquor tastes, and a Whiskyfest recapNAVY STRENGTH GIN REACHES US SHORESUnforgettable: my journey to the south of England town of...

Fiesta on the Hill: A Bernal Heights Community Center fundraiser

Join the Bernal Heights Community Center for the 24th annual family-friendly, alcohol-free Fiesta on the Hill – a community-building event that brings friends, families...

Appetite: What’s new at Anchor? A lot.

Inside scoop from Anchor Distilling: A new clear hops spirit, line of Japanese whiskies, rooftop bar, world's most extensive cocktail book library, and moreAnchor...

Rich Table

Don't pass up the duck lasagna: this new Hayes Valley restaurant glows with satisfying warmth

The big show

Pioneering producer Irwin Yablans talks baseball, disco, and his favorite holiday

Medical marijuana is over

... and so is this cannabis column.

Aim for these

Delicious destination dishes at Bluestem, Marcella's, and Blackwood

Panther medicine

An original member of the Black Panther connects the dots between marijuana access and justice