It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
Here are some of the Bay Area’s tastiest and trendiest foods and drinks of 2013.
The food mash-up craze — combining two (or more) items into one — has very nearly run its course. Here are some of the most popular food mash-ups.