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Blame it on Rio

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 The city on most everyone's bucket list, for delicious reasons.

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Fall color

TABLEHOPPING A burst of openings signal the start of a warm, bright season. 

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TABLEHOPPING Lovers of fine wine are going to prick their ears up over this one: Mark Bright (Saison) is opening Bright's Les Clos (234 Townsend, SF; www.lesclossf.com), a wine bar in SoMa, and let's just say there will be Burgundy. A lot of it. Plus some fantastic French dishes from Shawn Gawle, previously the pastry chef at Saison, who also has great savory skills as well.Read more »

What's up, doc?

TABLEHOPPING Doc Ricketts, Bistro L'Aviateur, Le Marais Bistro and Bakery, and more whip up some juicy new food destinations 

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Brunch o'clock

TABLEHOPPING Ready to add some new bodacious brunch options to your rotation o' haunts? Let's do this.

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BRUNCH ME

SoMa's Darwin Café (212 Ritch, SF. www.darwincafesf.com) has added weekend brunch to its already tasty lineup. How about a Turkish breakfast with egg, tomato, figs, kasseri cheese, olives, and toast? Or a golden malted waffle with candied bacon? Or a croque madame? Oui! Hours are Saturday and Sunday 10am–2pm. ("Pastry hour" starts at 9am for you early bird types).Read more »

Once you pop...

TABLEHOPPING A roundup of all kinds of cool pop-up events happening around the city.

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CHOW NOWRead more »

Gimme a kiss

TABLEHOPPING From late-night bibimbap to calzones for lunch and affordable thali plate feasting, you're covered.

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'Cued up

TABLEHOPPING Get smoky in the summertime at these new BBQ sensations

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TABLEHOPPER After lamenting for too long that we didn't have enough quality barbecue options around the bay, now we have plenty to check out. Here's your cheat sheet on three recently opened barbecue spots, all of them using sustainable and well-sourced meats, because that's how we roll.

 

4505 BURGERS AND BBQ (705 Divisadero, SF; www.4505meats.com/4505-burgers-bbq)Read more »

A party in your mouth

TABLEHOPPER We have a month of food-related parties for you, including two oyster shindigs, two big street parties, and a Filipino fest!

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Finger lickin' good

TABLEHOPPING Fresh seafood, fried chicken, authentic bruschetta, and Eat Drink SF will all inspire overeating this week.

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Hot date

TABLEHOPPING A unique intersection of art and food at curATE, and two ideas for date night in Russian Hill

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LIVIN' LARGE

Sometimes you read about an event so cool and artsy and smart that you have to say, "Hell to the yes, more of this please."Read more »