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  1. The Other Critics
    Bauer Returns to Haven, Likes It NowHe says chef Kim Alter has ‘found her groove.’
  2. Awards
    Matt Accarrino, Kim Alter, the Riches All Nominated for Food & WineAlso nominated are Thomas McNaughton and Justin Cogley.
  3. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually Pretty Awesome: Dungeness Crab Salad at HavenThe food at the Jack London spot, by chef Kim Alter, remains notably strong and interesting.
  4. Leftovers
    Nitehawk’s Oscar Menu; Marea’s Now Serving Saturday LunchPlus: New sandwiches at ‘wichcraft, Danny Meyer’s wine auction, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  5. Foodievents
    Haven to Host Manresa Alumni Dinner, Trappist Beer DinnerThese events are February 4 and 17.
  6. Holidays
    Last Minute Tables for New Year’s EveBook your tables for NYE before it’s 2013.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Sift Cupcake & Dessert Bar Coming Soon; Off the Grid Hits Telegraph; and MoreCupcake Champion contenders open a San Francisco location, Off the Grid heads to Telegraph Avenue, Haven makes Jack London Square a culinary destination, and more.
  8. Culinary Twitterings
    Local Michelin Inspectors Approve of Haven and Mozzeria, and Fall In Love AnewAlso, they had a great meal at Manresa.
  9. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Loves Haven, Calls It ‘a Thinking Chef’s CaliforniaUnterman, despite the prices, is in love with the new chef at Farina.
  10. The Other Critics
    Miller Applauds Maven; Jonathan Kauffman Loves the Dumplings at i-Skewers;Hirsch was totally disappointed in Oakland’s Haven.
  11. Other Cities
    Patterson, and Oakland, Get Some Random Love From the Boston GlobeOakland gets even more national love.
  12. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Haven Lacks ‘Finesse,’ But He Likes the ImprovedHaven gets a mere two stars.
  13. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Loves the ‘Brawn’ of the Food at Haven; Miller Adores TheThough Kauffman says chef Kim Alter sometimes can’t “check the brawn” of her dishes.
  14. Real Estate
    Haven Brings Life to Long Dormant Jack London Square; Major Public MarketThere remain three restaurant spaces up for grabs in the complex.
  15. Openings
    What to Eat at Haven, Opening Today in OaklandChicken and farro; quail and quinoa.
  16. What to Eat
    What to Eat and Drink at the Haven Preview at Plum on TuesdaySee what chef Kim Alter will be doing at the upcoming Jack London Square eatery.
  17. Foodievents
    What to Eat on the Haven Pop-Up Menus at Plum, From Chef Kim AlterThey start this Monday, and will be on Tuesdays thereafter through November 15.
  18. Daniel Patterson: The Oakland UpdateUpdates on Daniel Patterson’s Haven and Plum Bar.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Wilshire’s Double Happy Hour Extends to Every Day; Simon L.A. Reveals New MenusWilshire will extend its two-timing happy hours, and Simon L.A. debuts new fall menus.
  20. Slideshow
    A First Look at Haven, Midtown’s New Lush LoungeMidtown’s new cocktail lounge is outfitted with snakeskin leather walls.
  21. Openings
    Ladies and Gentleman, We Give You Haven’s Opening NightMidtown’s newest club gets a visit from a NYC nightlife relic: Paris Hilton.
  22. Chaos
    Archipelago and Haven: Are You on the List?On opening night, a guest list is only as good as the assistant who has to flip through it.
  23. Openings
    Haven Opens Tonight; Menu Heavy on Girlie DrinksMidtown bar Haven opens tonight, and we’ve got the menus.