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Bean to Bar to Glass: Dandelion Chocolate Opens a Café in the Mission

Bean to Bar to Glass: Dandelion Chocolate Opens a Café in the Mission

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd visits Dandelion Chocolate’s new cafe, where a team of passionate chocolate makers use beans that are sourced directly from quality small farms to make chocolate bars, smoothies, tea and iced chocolate drinks.

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Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

| January 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Following the recent trend of popular San Francisco-based restaurants that have opened up sister spots across the bay, Rosamunde Sausage Grill debuted its latest location last night in downtown’s Old Oakland neighborhood.

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Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

About 13 percent of U.S. women go on drinking binges each month, say officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The damage from binge drinking runs the gamut from death to unintended pregnancy. Public health officials say binge drinking can be curbed with greater awareness and thoughtful interventions.

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A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof, Monks Sell Rare Beer In U.S.

A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof, Monks Sell Rare Beer In U.S.

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Westvleteren 12, a Belgian beer often called the best in the world, officially hits U.S. store shelves for the first time Wednesday. But fans of the beer may want to act quickly: The Trappist monks who brew it are only selling enough overseas to raise money to pay for a new roof and other renovations.

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Q&A with Chef Adam Dulye of Abbot’s Cellar

Q&A with Chef Adam Dulye of Abbot’s Cellar

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Adam Dulye, who is the Chef-Owner of Abbot’s Cellar, which is a beer-centric fine dining outpost in the Mission. Dulye shares his thoughts on why he wants to keep the conversation going with diners about beer and food, as well as his favorite spots to eat and drink.

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Brats and Brews for Berlin & Beyond Film Festival

Brats and Brews for Berlin & Beyond Film Festival

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Want to get in the mood for the German and Austrian films on offer at the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival? We’ve got a round-up of the best German and Austrian eats (and drinks) around the Bay.

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2012 Eat Real Festival: Day 3 Highlights

2012 Eat Real Festival: Day 3 Highlights

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Daniel Patterson for five bucks, Tuscan-perfect flatbread, Tartine pastry how-tos, and a couple of flying knives: Day 3 of Eat Real.

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Outside Lands 2012 Photos: Food, Art, Music & People

Outside Lands 2012 Photos: Food, Art, Music & People

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here are photo slideshows organized by topic from the Outside Lands festivities that took place Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

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Outside Lands: 5 Craft Beers You Must Try at the Festival’s New Attraction, Beer Lands

Outside Lands: 5 Craft Beers You Must Try at the Festival’s New Attraction, Beer Lands

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

You’d pretty much have to be living under a rock to not be aware of Outside Lands this weekend. But sorry, unlike previous years, there are no last minute tickets to nab. So if you are one of the lucky few thousand who is actually going, the festival has a few new attractions worth investigating. But the one I’ve really looking forward to is Beer Lands!

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Strawberry and Mint Mojito (Made with Beer)

Strawberry and Mint Mojito (Made with Beer)

| July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Made with fresh strawberries, American blonde ale and agave nectar…this mojito is anything but ordinary. It’s fresh, bright and bound to be a classic.

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Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

| June 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Called “Liquid Pie,” this cocktail is a combination of bourbon, berries and beer. The bourbon provides subtle flavors of vanilla and caramel while the Pilsner adds some crust-like notes to the mix. And of course, the fresh berries bring it all home. You’ll swear it tastes like pie!

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Father’s Day: Beer, Bacon, & Books

Father’s Day: Beer, Bacon, & Books

What does Dad really want, besides an uninterrupted nap on the couch? Beer, bacon, and a few really good reads.

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Cervecería de MateVeza brings Argentina and caffeinated beer to 18th and Church

Cervecería de MateVeza brings Argentina and caffeinated beer to 18th and Church

| May 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Local beermaker Jim Woods and his partner Matt Coelho are now serving MateVeza on tap at an Argentine-style beer cafe on the corner of 18th and Church.

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Iso Rabins of forageSF plans his next “foodtrepreneur” venture: Forage Kitchen

Iso Rabins of forageSF plans his next “foodtrepreneur” venture: Forage Kitchen

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Iso Rabins of forageSF is the mind behind an underground food market, wild foraging walks and scavenger hunts, plus several series of underground dinners. We dig into what’s next on his plate: a cooperative Forage Kitchen.

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