Archive for February, 2012

Comfort Food Valentine’s Day Stories

Comfort Food Valentine’s Day Stories

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fried chicken, panna cotta, the perfect cup of tea: Bay Area chefs and stars share their favorite Valentine’s Day stories of food and romance.

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Dandelion Chocolate Raises the Bar

Dandelion Chocolate Raises the Bar

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the chocolate lover who thinks, local burgeoning flower Dandelion Chocolate is a smart, artisan bar as only SF can temper it.

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Powell’s Vintage Candies Hit Sweet Spot for Valentine’s Day

Powell’s Vintage Candies Hit Sweet Spot for Valentine’s Day

| February 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Get a retro sugar rush at Powell’s Sweet Shoppe. Sugar coated nostalgia in candy you remember from your childhood (from Boomers to Millennials) and even turn of the last century tasty treasures from Abba-Zabba’s to Zotz.

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Cookbook Review: Home Baked Comfort  by Kim Laidlaw

Cookbook Review: Home Baked Comfort by Kim Laidlaw

Home Baked Comfort, Williams-Sonoma’s latest baking book, promises to get you baking with over a hundred recipes for delectable, homemade treats.

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The Social Study: The Lower Fillmore Gets A Caffeine Upgrade

The Social Study: The Lower Fillmore Gets A Caffeine Upgrade

| February 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

Part café, part wine bar, The Social Study, is the latest addition to the spate of new venues opening up in the Lower Fillmore neighborhood, and will be sure to delight coffee and jazz lovers across the city.

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Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had never tried an Ike’s Place sandwich until this past Friday night. But then I heard the good word that an Ike’s Lair was opening in the Uptown District of Oakland, right in Franklin Square.

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KQED’s Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

KQED’s Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Researchers at UCSF argue that sugar poses a danger to health and should be regulated like alcohol and tobacco. Is sugar just empty calories, or something much worse?

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American Eatery from Prather Ranch Meat Co.

American Eatery from Prather Ranch Meat Co.

| February 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Prather Ranch Meat Co. brings American Eatery, featuring meaty American comfort classics, to the Ferry Building.

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Petite Sirah for the 99 Percent

Petite Sirah for the 99 Percent

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s nothing petite about Eric Cohen’s Petite Sirah’s or his passion for social justice.

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How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

Bored of the same old hummus sandwiches and PB&Js? Liven up a vegetarian lunchbox with this excellent kale, squash, chutney and cheese concoction.

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