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  1. Video Feed
    Watch This Man Make Small-Batch Absinthe in His Harlem BasementIt’s coming soon to a fancy etched cocktail glass near you.
  2. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually Pretty Awesome: The Doc Hopper at AbsintheIt’s a shandy made with Anchor Distilling’s new hop vodka.
  3. Anniversaries
    Absinthe Celebrates Fifteen Years With ‘98 Vintages, Birthday CakeAlso: cassoulet.
  4. Bars
    Marlena’s New Ownership RevealedOne of the guys from Churchill is involved.
  5. Rumor Mill
    Marlena’s in Hayes Valley Closing In March [Updated]This would be very sad.
  6. The San Francisco Diet
    Pastry Maestro Bill Corbett Eats Vegetarian, Loves a Good Avocado, PrefersBehold his San Francisco Diet.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Cantina Wins Bloody Mary Contest; Absinthe Offers Two Prix Fixes; and MoreAlso: big Scotch tasting from the Whisky Shop on Sept. 21.
  8. Trends
    Absinthe Joins In On Trend of Smoked DessertsPastry chef Bill Corbett is always on trend.
  9. Mediavore
    Forum Takes on the Food-Truck Battle; Snails Are Crawling Onto More and
  10. The Other Critics
    Gallagher Recommends New Year’s Day Brunches; Sens Reviews One Market,Also, Sens reviews Bottle Cap, and Boer reviews Cypress in Walnut Creek.
  11. Bedford
    Maison Premiere Premieres New Fall CocktailsBecause even absinthe gets bored with itself.
  12. Closings
    White Star Is On The MarketThe cocktail bar, once co-owned by Sasha Petraske, could be closing for good.
  13. Foodievents
    Taste Some Wagyu Beef from George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch
  14. Previews
    Boxing Room Set for Mid-May DebutThe New Orleans-inspired restaurant in the former Citizen Cake space is on schedule.
  15. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Tastes Shark’s Fin Soup, Figures Out What the Big Deal Is;Is shark’s fin prized for its texture, or because it’s a mark of status to be serving it?
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Yamo Raises Prices, Thirsty Bear Temporarily Closed, and More
  17. Foodievents
    Boxing Room Delayed a Touch, But Sample the Food Next WeekAll they’re saying now is “spring.”
  18. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Twenty Five Lusk Reminds Him of the ‘80s; Tablehopper Hits Up
  19. Chef Shuffle
    Bill Corbett Leaves Coi for Absinthe
  20. Booze News
    New York’s Edward III Absinthe Ups Its IntensityThe spirit — developed by a pair of NYC entrepreneurs — will relaunch next month.
  21. Previews
    Boxing Room Looking at FebruaryBut they’re doing a preview dinner on November 15.
  22. The Other Critics
    Bauer Lauds the New Chef at Absinthe; A Few More Words on Frances FromBauer gives new chef Adam Keough the three stars Jamie Lauren never got.
  23. Foodievents
    Philadelphia Distilling Mixes It Up at Bistrot La MinetteScallops flambéed in absinthe? How can you go wrong?
  24. Chef Shuffle
    Simoneaux Signs On at Boxing Room, Opening Delayed
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    One Burger Joint Shutters, Lidia Bastianich Films at A16, and MoreAlso, the new chef starts at Absinthe tonight.
  26. Chef Shuffle
    Absinthe Hires a New Executive ChefA Michael Mina restaurant vet, Adam Keough, takes over August 17.
  27. Mediavore
    Ronaldo Seduced Local Waitress; Oldest Bottle of Drinkable Champagne FoundA one night stand in L.A. may have lead to a baby for a soccer superstar, while Baltic divers unearth 200 year-old bubbly.
  28. Mediavore
    Environmental Changes Threaten Wildlife and Businesses on Barnegat Bay; LandmarkPlus olive oil prices are up 20 percent from last year, and divers uncover the world’s oldest drinkable champagne.
  29. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Jamie Lauren Won’t Miss Much About S.F., Will Miss Goood Frikin’The former Top Chef-testant is looking forward to the change.
  30. What to Drink
    What to Drink at Pickled, a Cocktail Pop-Up Tonight at AbsintheSee the menu at this new monthly cocktail party.
  31. Swan Songs
    Jamie Lauren Bows Out At Absinthe After Saturday
  32. Empire Building
    UPDATED: Absinthe Offshoot Gets a Name
  33. Chef Shuffle
    Jamie Lauren Leaves Absinthe for L.A.One of SF’s youngest celebrity chefs is taking off for Hollywood.
  34. Rumor Mill
    Is Absinthe Eying the Citizen Cake Space?Absinthe’s owners are among several restaurateurs eying the prime location at Gough and Grove.
  35. Mediavore
    Clinton and Schwarzenegger Consider Obesity Solutions; Brian Boitano is ComingThe Food Network renews a popular cooking show and two political heavyweights look at the nation’s growing waistlines.
  36. Mediavore
    Brigham’s Owner Targets Maryland; Buy Your Grass-Fed Meat OnlinePlus: your disgusting fridge, all in our morning news roundups.
  37. Video Feed
    Jamie Lauren Keeps An Obsessively Neat Walk-InWatch a video interview and kitchen tour with Absinthe chef Jamie Lauren.
  38. Mediavore
    Jamie Lauren Makes Sexy Chefs List; Geeking Out on Cocktail SweetenersA new sexy chefs list including Alice Waters (?); Industry Nights at CAV; Truffle Camp in Napa.
  39. Neighborhood Watch
    A New Bottomless Mimosa Brunch at Panam; Bar Manager Shuffle at Absinthe
  40. Closings
    San Francisco Brewing Co. Dries Up; Hayes Valley Ramen SplashesBrewpub shutters to make way for Comstock.
  41. Candy
    Black Licorice and Cheap Chocolate: Pastry Chefs’ Favorite Halloween TreatsCheck out your favorite pastry chefs’ favorite indulgences.
  42. Foodievents
    What You Missed at (the Rest of) SF Chefs.Food.WineCheck out the spread at San Francisco’s answer to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic.
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    Schmidt’s Serves Dinner in the Mission; New Absinthe Prix Fixe in Hayes Valley
  44. User’s Guide
    The Burger Register: San Francisco’s 22 Most Notable BurgersAdmire 25 of the city’s most important hamburgers, right here in one place.
  45. Top Chef
    Stefan Richter on His Memoir, His New Restaurant, and, of Course, the LadiesStefan Richter tells us why he hasn’t finished his memoir, and talks about winning over lesbians: “It’s all about being charming.”
  46. Top Chef
    Stefan Tells Us What We Want to Hear About Hosea’Top Chef Masters’ promises to be a lovefest, but last year’s villain is still talking smack.
  47. Foodievents
    Stefan Richter in the House: Evil Baldie Joins Forces With Green FairyStefan Richter will be playing with absinthe.
  48. Mediavore
    Borough Park’s Gourmet Gas Station; Food Companies Tout ValuePlus: Congress wants you to eat right, and casual-dining stocks soar, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Trends
    Does the ‘Times’ Cocktail Story Hold Water?Sure, molecular mixology exists, but how many New York bartenders actually practice it?
  50. Ask a Waiter
    Albert Trummer’s ‘Novice Apothekers’ Are at Your ServiceApothéke’s mixologist tells us what’s up his sleeve.
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