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San Francisco’s High Tech, Midway-Themed Arcade Bar And Dining Destination, Thriller Social Club

Proof Positive Partners, the team behind Westwood and Wilder in San Francisco, recently introduced Thriller Social Club in a former SoMa foundry that’s home to a custom wood-fire pizza oven. Inspired by a vintage midway theme, Thriller is a 10,400 square-foot space complete with two floors, three bars, a kitchen, and tons of gaming, of which includes the world's most expensive golf simulator priced at $85,000. “When designing a new arcade bar in a small pond of existing amusement-driven establi

San Francisco Restaurant Boulevard Reopens With A New Glamorous Look And New Direction

Boulevard, the quintessential San Francisco restaurant located on the Embarcadero waterfront, recently reopened with a glamorous new look thanks to acclaimed designer Ken Fulk of AD 100. It’s been a waterfront establishment for decades, ever since talented Chef Nancy Oakes first opened its doors in 1993. In the past several years, and particularly prior to the pandemic, its demographic was on the older side.

The Coolest Boutique Hotel Restaurants And Bars Across The World, According To Founder Of HAP Concierge Brandon Berkson

Hotels Above Par is an expertly curated online guide of under-two-minute articles designed for the savvy traveler. Its founder, former public relations pro-turned-travel specialist and entrepreneur Brandon Berkson, has recently launched HAP Concierge service. This is a new kind of travel agency focused specifically on custom planning boutique-style hotels and experiences via a carefully selected team of travel savants who are experts on what and where is cool.

I've made over 45 recipes in the air fryer this year. Here are 8 of my favorites.

This past year, I spent more time cooking with my air fryer than any other appliance, and I've loved it. From cookies and churros to calzones and grilled cheeses, I've tried over 45 air-fryer recipes in 2021. I love using my air fryer since cleanup is usually a breeze and once you start the cooking process, you can pretty much leave it alone until it's finished. Plus food normally heats up faster because of the circulating air and temperature control.

Catching Up With Bravo’s Top Chef Season 18 Contestant, Chef Nelson German

If Chef Nelson German looks familiar, you probably recognize him from the most recent season 18 of Bravo’s Top Chef cooking competition. Since his television debut, Chef Nelson has been making waves with his innovative cuisine and thoughtful cocktail program at Afro-Latino cocktail lounge Sobre Mesa; in addition to his other Oakland-based restaurant, Michelin-recommended seafood spot, alaMar Kitchen.

The Bungalow Kitchen: Tiburon’s Newest Waterfront Restaurant And Social Dining Experience

Last month award-winning Chef Michael Mina of San Francisco-based MINA Group and hospitality veteran Brent Bolthouse, founder of The Bungalow Hospitality Group, opened The Bungalow Kitchen in the storybook town of Tiburon, California. This new social dining experience and community clubhouse is located right on the San Francisco Bay offering guests unobstructed views of the sparkling water, Angel Island and the city skyline in the distance.

Find San Francisco’s Freshest Pasta At Penny Roma, Flour + Water Hospitality Group Newest Mission District Hot Spot

San Francisco-based Flour + Water Hospitality Group is known for its top notch Italian restaurant, Flour + Water, and its dough production kitchen, Flour + Water Pasta Shop. Its newest endeavor is Penny Roma, situated within San Francisco’s 20th Street corridor between Harrison and Florida Street in the Mission District. This hot neighborhood destination is a cozy, lively and welcoming spot to indulge on some of the freshest pasta and upscale seasonally-driven rustic Italian fare.

The Deck At Island Gardens: Fine Dining In Miami’s Top Super Yacht Marina

For luxurious dining in an unbelievable location, take a seat at Miami’s The Deck at Island Gardens. This chic destination restaurant is located within one of the city’s top mega-yacht marinas, with stunning views of the skyline, Biscayne Bay and more. It’s a locale in which you can arrive by land or by sea, offering guests a ritzy, festive atmosphere to wine and dine in the Miami spotlight.

I cooked a whole turkey in just 75 minutes using the spatchcock method, and it's a Thanksgiving game-changer

Cooking a turkey is an intimidating process that can take hours — but spatchcocking, which involves cutting out the backbone of the bird and flattening it, is my new go-to strategy. "Spatchcocking is great," said chef Solomon Johnson, coowner of The Bussdown and fine-dining pan-African concept, OKO. "It cuts the cooking time virtually in half and makes for a really consistent product. It's an easier and faster way to cook the bird entirely while keeping it moist," agreed chef Mike Woods, Johnson's business partner. It also results in a turkey that's much easier to carve. Here's how my first time spatchcocking a turkey went.

Salt & Straw’s New Thanksgiving Flavors Have Everything You Need For An Epic Ice Cream Feast, Including The Turkey

Salt & Straw isn’t your average ice creamery. From their commitment to collaboration and exploration of unique flavors to their mission of using ice cream as a platform to inspire and connect others, Salt & Straw takes their ice cream seriously. Through working with local makers, farmers and chefs, they create incredible, unique one-of-a-kind flavors for their constantly-changing menu.

A Taste Of The Greek Isles At Michael Mina’s New San Francisco Restaurant, Estiatorio Ornos

Located at 252 California Street, this establishment previously hosted a few of Chef Michael Mina’s most noteworthy restaurants, including AQUA, an elegant seafood restaurant on which he established his esteemed chef reputation over 20 years ago. Fast forward to today and it’s the home of the new Estiatorio Ornos, a bright, lively restaurant inspired by the idea of philoxenia or Greek hospitality.

This Savvy Serial Investor Has Dabbled In Everything From Food To Cannabis, Here’s What He’s Learned

“Taking risks was never a problem. Learning management took discipline,” explains serial investor, fund manager and well-known risk-taker, Andy DeFrancesco. Toronto native Andy DeFrancesco has been a successful investor for over 26 years. Specializing in private equity, he’s made a name for himself by taking risks that few would even consider and making controversial calls when it comes to his investment strategy.

I tried Gordon Ramsay's recipe for air-fryer steak and it only took 20 minutes for a perfect result

I never even thought you could — or should — cook a nice steak in the air fryer, but Gordon Ramsay's coffee-and-chili-rubbed rib-eye recipe has totally proved me wrong. Read on to find out how easy it is. • I made Gordon Ramsay's air-fried rib-eye steak with a coffee and chili rub and was blown away. • The rub had 11 ingredients that resulted in a complex, spicy, sweet, and salty flavor. • In 20 minutes I had a juicy, perfectly cooked steak — I can't wait to make this again.

Everything You Need To Know About San Francisco’s Epic Outside Lands Food And Drink Lineup

San Francisco’s iconic Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is back and bigger than ever this year, taking place October 29-31, 2021 with headlining performances by Lizzo, Tame Impala and recent GRAMMY winner The Strokes. The festival has announced its most epic food and drink menu to date with an extensive menu featuring 85 restaurants and over 40 wineries and over 30 breweries, almost all of which hail from the Bay Area and Northern California.
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