—Top 11 Cocktails of the Month: From SF to the East Bay, 11 summer standouts.
—Exploring Tsukiji Fish Market with a Sushi Chef: Visiting the famed fish market with sushi chef Ken Tominaga — a photo journey.
—Visiting Suntory Yamazaki Distillery in Japan: The distillery that started it all.
—S. Pellegrino Presents The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle: Spain’s famed Mugaritz chef cooks at SF’s Coi for one night, along with 37 chefs doing a similar restaurant swap around the world. Read more →
– Top 10 Dishes & Openings of the Month: Look for a new red sauce haven, red beet naan, lobster fricassee and a new hidden Japanese/sushi meal to rival the best in Japan.
– Top 6 Tokyo Meals: In one of the world’s best food cities, here just a few of the unreal glories (and 3 of the best meals of my life).
– Tofino Wines: The new wine bar/shop (with great bites and sherry selection) to make me rethink wine bars.
– Aspen Food & Wine Classic: Highlights from food to wine, parties and seminars to new products. Read more →
– Top 8 Cocktails of the Month: Sippable goodness, from garden-fresh rhubarb and celery to beer Negronis served in growlers.
– Top 10 Hong Kong Meals: Edible thrills in Hong Kong, from Michelin-starred dim sum to some of the best Spanish tapas and Japanese yakitori in the world.
– Hong Kong’s Thriving Coffee Scene: There is a wealth of vibrant coffee offerings in HK. Read more →
– My Top 10 Dishes & New Openings of May: From ancient Roman pinsa to Belgian/German food, impeccable seafood to boozy doughnuts, here are some of the best bites and openings now.
– 5 New Take-Out Options: Talking Korean, Dim Sum, Burmese, rotisserie and Vietnamese take-out newcomers.
– Top 10 Spring Wines: From Italy to France, California to Austria, my top 10 wines tasted this Spring. Read more →
– My Top 5 Cocktails of the Month in SF
– Edible Kyoto: Exploring the canals, temples, gardens, markets, coffee, restaurants and cafes of this magical Japanese city.
– Drinking in Kyoto: Cocktails, sake and spirits, including a couple of the most memorable bar experiences in the world. Read more →
– My Top 5 Dishes & New Openings of April.
– Weekending in Mendocino: Anderson Valley wines, coastal organic fish, vegan ice cream and more.
– 3 New Spirits of the Month: Talking Colombian and Minnesota gin and 3 unique rye whiskies aged in wine casks. Read more →
– My Top 8 Cocktails of the Month: Journey through amaro pours to shiso cocktails.
– 12 Exceptional Tokyo Bars: This city like no other boasts incomparable bars and the rarest selections of whiskies by-affordable-pour in the world. Read more →
– My Top 10 Dishes & New Openings of March.
– New Standouts: Three of my latest go-tos in Turkish, Mexican and vegan food.
– Around the Bay: Weekend in Sebastopol.
– Top 5 Whiskies of Whiskies of the World 2015. Read more →
– My Top 8 Cocktails of the Month.
– New Middle Eastern Destination: Yes, this just might be a draw to South San Francisco — and it has the biggest arak collection around.
– Bone Broth Cocktails? Belcampo SF’s first (low proof) cocktail menu from Jon Gasparini & Greg Lindgren. Read more →
My Top 7 February Dishes + 3 New Restaurants.
4 New Spirits: Talking Irish whiskey experiments, rare scotch & green chile vodka.
Beer: Top 5 beers from SF Beer Week Opening Gala + tasting through The Bruery Rarities.
Top 5 February Wines: From Lambrusco to Galician red wine. Read more →