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Northern California

Coffee San Francisco

Hole in the Wall Coffee (Drink of the Week)

I’ve read estimates ranging from 15-20 square feet for Hole in the Wall Coffee, a tiny North Beach window that Zac Green opened in 2014 just uphill from Washington Square Park. Self-described San Francisco...
Banh Mi San Jose

Banh Mi Oven #1 Cold Cut Combo (Dose of Vitamin P)

San Jose is the city with the most Vietnamese-Americans outside of Vietnam, over 100,000 people according to the 2010 U.S. Census. Given that fact, it figures that their Little Saigon food scene is so...
Italian Food San Francisco

Che Fico Grilled Chopped Duck Liver (Food of the Week)

Che Fico was a hit straight out of the gate, from the moment Anderson Cooper Instagrammed his pizza. Former Eleven Madison Park Senior Sous Chef David Nayfeld teamed with Matt Brewer on this modern...
Tea San Francisco

Steap Tea Bar Tony’s Tea (Drink of the Week)

Cheese tea has found a savory foothold in tea shops across California. The trendy tea topper recently touched down in San Francisco’s Chinatown thanks to a collaboration between Steap Tea Bar and famous local...
Pork Napa Valley

The Charter Oak Roasted Pork Shoulder (Dose of Vitamin P)

“The greatest oak was once a tiny nut that held its ground.” That saying lines the stairway wall inside The Charter Oak, a terrific seasonal wood-fired restaurant from Meadowood executive chef Christopher Kostow and...
Duck San Francisco

The Morris Smoked Duck (Food of the Week)

The Morris is a San Francisco revelation from seasoned sommelier Paul Einbund and chef Gavin Schmidt in the Mission. Their corner restaurant serves some serious seasonal California comfort food, with smoked duck serving as...