Lachlan Bray - Broke-Ass Bartender

08 Sep 2015

The Man Who Decides The ‘Best Restaurant’ In America

Bon Appetit’s ‘best new restaurant in America’ is right here in San Francisco. Here’s who is making that decision for so-called ‘trendiest, most on point, up-to-date food magazines’

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10 Jun 2015

The 5 Best Bay Area Distilleries and Tours

OFF MENU: Craft distilleries are a dime a dozen these days, particularly in the Bay Area. Every man and his dog seems to be moon shining some boutique, hand made liquor for what ails ya…with such a plethora of choice, how do you find out which of these distilleries are the best places to wet your whistle?

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13 May 2015

Off Menu: Debate Between Tipping and Automatic Gratuity in SF

Off Menu is our tribute to the service industry. It’s where we cover restaurant openings and bar closings, industry rumors and inside dirt. It’s where we cheer on our favorite chefs, servers, and nightlife superheroes. And the best part is, it comes from those of us that live that life,

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02 May 2015

Off Menu: Is Tartine Set on World Domination?

Off Menu is our tribute to the service industry. It’s where we cover restaurant openings and bar closings, industry rumors and inside dirt. It’s where we cheer on our favorite chefs, servers, and nightlife superheroes. And the best part is, it comes from those of us that live that life,

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16 Mar 2015

10 Water Saving Tips That Will Also Save You Money

I’m from a country where water saving technologies have been in place for as long as I’ve stood on that barren, sunburned land. Duel flush toilets, low-flow shower-heads and water harvesting technologies were not part of drought interventions but just a way of life. As progressive as San Francisco and

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15 Sep 2014

Why San Francisco’s Indian Summer is Better Than Real Summer

  San Francisco’s weather is something people like to talk about…ad nauseam. I find that places that have very little change in weather, and for the most part are fairly temperate, tend to be the places where people talk about weather the most. This fair city falls into this category

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05 Sep 2014

Why San Francisco’s Obsession with Food Has Gone Too Far

These flowers and fungi will set you back a mere $248 So I just returned from a two-week vacation in New York and Nashville, most of my time was spent imbibing gods’ sweet nectar and eating my weights worth of everything these two great cities had to offer. However, after

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