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Between Meals

  1. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Returns From Vacation, Commenters RelievedWescuewabbit and i_heart_MB can go back to their regularly scheduled early-morning commenting.
  2. Beef
    Bauer Weighs In About Healthy SF Surcharges, Cranky Commenters Go NutsBauer’s commenter pool is, as usual, cranky.
  3. Mediavore
    Is the Embarcadero the New Restaurant Row?; Mike Tyson Goes Vegan
  4. Trends
    What Is ‘Fine Dining,’ Exactly?
  5. Mediavore
    The Chron Launches New Food Column; Are School Lunches Making Kids
  6. Burgers
    Commenters Make Another List of the Best BurgersA few to potentially add to Grub Street’s amended Burger Register: Bill’s Place, Val’s, and Bullshead.
  7. Quote of the Day
    Foodie Hell
  8. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Swoons Over Marlowe’s BurgerA little bit of lamb goes a long way for making Mikey love Jennifer Puccio’s burger stylings.
  9. Mediavore
    Fernet-Branca and SF Go Back a Long Way; You’ll Find the World’s Largest
  10. Mediavore
    Woman Injured in Fight Over Spaghetti; The Sneaky Chef Author Sues
  11. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Loves the Nettle Pizza at Boot and Shoe Service
  12. Mediavore
    Is It Legal to Tax on Service Charges?; Barack Loves His Cheeseburgers
  13. Announcements
    The Chron Is Set to Expand Into the Food BlogosphereSFGate is about to get a new daily restaurant blog headed by Eater editor Paolo Lucchesi.
  14. Booze You Can Use
    Bars Running Scared as Alcohol Board Cracks Down on Infused BoozeThe ABC has suddenly decided to enforce a Prohibition-era law outlawing “altered” spirits.
  15. The Other Critics
    Datebook Yanks a Bad Bauer Review, Bauer Publishes the Worst Parts on His BlogThe ‘Chron’ critic won’t be silenced about bad service at Nick’s Cove, even if his full print review won’t be published.
  16. Mediavore
    Four People Find Glass in Their Hospital Meals; Jay McInerney to Become WineCA farmers want more water, Kaiser patients get served glass shards in soup, and Jay McInerney is rumored to be becoming the Wall Street Journal’s wine columnist.
  17. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Adores Meadwood’s Goat
  18. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Wishes He Could Bring Mark Vetri’s Mortadella Mousse Back FromSF’s pre-eminent critic thinks San Francisco could use some better soft pretzels, and Israeli food.
  19. Trends
    Trend Alert: Chef’s Counters With Special Menus Are the Next Big ThingWhether at a counter facing the kitchen or at a traditional chef’s table, more restaurants are featuring special menus for just a small number of diners.
  20. Mediavore
    Facing Tons of Empty Tables, Aqua Offers a $20.10 Lunch; Bet on the Super Bowl
  21. Mediavore
    Farewell to Mi Lindo Yucatan; Some Coca-Cola Bottles Now Made from Plants
  22. Foodienomics
    Survival Rate of Top SF Restaurants is About 60%Two out of three restaurants who make it on Bauer’s annual list end up surviving ten-plus years.
  23. Quote of the Day
    Michael Bauer Wants to Assure Us He’s Not a Drunk
  24. Mediavore
    Nombe Scraps Street Food Window; Mariah Carey Launches a Rosé Champagne
  25. Eatiquette
    Bauer Weighs in on Waiters Who Don’t Write Things DownOur stalwart critic is getting especially Dear Abby-ish lately on his blog.
  26. Mediavore
    Barbacco Debuts Monday; Jamie Oliver Coaxes Confession of a £4m HeistMajor wine bar to open sooner than expected; Kauffman enters the picture; free beer at Gracias Madre; Jamie Oliver gets an apprentice to confess to a huge crime.
  27. Foodienomics
    Bauer’s Coming Around to the Idea of Reservation DepositsMore in-demand restaurants in SF are asking for $50 to $100 per person as a deposit on every reservation.
  28. Quote of the Day
    Bauer’s Had His Fill of Commenters in ‘09In his last blog post of the year, Michael Bauer sounds like he’s wearying of dealing with all those vicious commenters.