This Porkless Bacon Is Michelin-Approved

SPQR executive chef Matthew Accarrino has created a bacon made with white sturgeon worthy of the restaurant’s one Michelin star.
Natalie B. Compton
san francisco

Step Inside 98-Year-Old Hang Ah Tea Room, the Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant in America

Since 1920, generation after generation of Chinatown residents has slipped into Hang Ah Tea Room for dumplings, noodles, and tea.
Hilary Pollack

There Are Zero Tiny Umbrellas at This New Tiki Cocktail Oasis

“There’s a big expectation of a tiki bar, and I love tiki, but I didn’t want to continue to blueprint and do the same drinks,” explains the bar manager at Louie's Gen-Gen Room in San Francisco.
Natalie B. Compton

How to Survive a Seven-Drink Tasting Menu Without Blacking Out

A typical beverage pairing at San Francisco's Lazy Bear includes up to six wines, in addition to cocktails and punches. How can guests manage to throw so many drinks without passing out on the beautifully set communal table?
Natalie B. Compton
san francisco

How Pizza Is Fighting Hunger in a San Francisco Food Desert

Bayview's Craftsman and Wolves has implemented a pay-it-forward system for customers to purchase slices for someone in need. Every pre-purchased slice is represented by a Post-it note that gets placed on a wall of the shop, then redeemed by someone who...
Natalie B. Compton

A Visual Cheat Sheet to Drinking American Beer

Feast your eyeballs on my step-by-step guide to how to enjoy your beer of choice the way it was intended in some of America’s top beer destinations.
Jaime Boddorff

How-To: Make Beet Kvass with Cortney Burns

At San Francisco's Bar Tartine, Cortney Burns shows us how to make beet kvass, a brightly colored, probiotic, naturally fermented drink that's great on its own or poured into a beer, pickleback-style.
Cortney Burns
san francisco

Chef's Night Out: State Bird Provisions

State Bird Provisions, the wildly successful San Francisco restaurant birthed by chef/owners Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza, is hands-down the most exciting restaurant we've ever filmed in—so much so that we had to be dragged out to hit the town...
Munchies Staff

Chasing Coffee in Ethiopia: Part One

I work at Sightglass, an independent coffee company in San Francisco. We take dozens of sourcing trips around the world to places where there's a variety of obstacles: political and health issues, to dangerous terrain.
Ashton Goggans