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Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

| May 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

Looking for places to take out-of-town guests or want to know where to eat in San Francisco when you visit? Use our guide to downtown to find classic places or tasty, lesser-known treats.

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A Theme Park for Foodies? Italians Say Bologna

A Theme Park for Foodies? Italians Say Bologna

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation’s culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the “Disneyland of food,” but Italians aren’t impressed.

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Old Hawaiian Menus Tell Story of Local Fish and Their Demise

Old Hawaiian Menus Tell Story of Local Fish and Their Demise

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

An ecologist wondered if Hawaiian menus might help explain what happened to Hawaii’s sea turtle population. But the menus revealed another marine tragedy: that local fish numbers had dropped to about a tenth of what they once were.

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Old San Francisco: Eating Through the Ages

| September 1, 2007 | 2 Comments

This week I scored big. In addition to finishing off a pint of burnt caramel ice cream I found a dusty but still strongly bound first edition of Laughter on the Hill, a book about a young woman who moved to San Francisco alone in the winter of 1940. (Grandmothers, 1955. Courtesy of San Francisco […]

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If I knew you were coming, I’d have baked a cake.

If I knew you were coming, I’d have baked a cake.

| April 27, 2007 | 7 Comments

Well, I knew he was coming, but I didn’t bake one. I bought one instead. Do you think I could make a cake as precious as the one below? Perhaps, but not under stress. I thought about baking him a cake, but I’ve been known to impart too much meaning into such baked goods before. […]

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