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  1. Historical Cookery
    Check Out a Vintage Thanksgiving Menu From Alcatraz, ca. 1927It was a military prison back then, and this was a dinner for officers.
  2. Dude Food
    It’s Turducken Time Once More at 4505 Meats
  3. Holiday Drinking
    The Complete Guide to Thanksgiving DrinkingOn the fourth Thursday of November, the turkey isn’t all that needs lubricating.
  4. Sweet Beat
    Behold b. Patisserie’s Halloween Candy-Flavored MacaronsThe Watchamacallit is especially good.
  5. Booze You Can Use
    Bon Vivants’ Thanksgiving Cocktail Featured in Martha StewartIt’s a “bright and refreshing” rye-apple Manhattan, basically.
  6. Foodievents
    Heirloom Café Switches Up Halloween Plans for Nonexistant Game SixThere will be jazz!
  7. What to Eat
    Order Your Four & Twenty Thanksgiving Pie Before It’s Too LateThis year’s flavors: salted caramel apple, bittersweet chocolate pecan, brown butter pumpkin, and the slightly racy sounding salty honey.
  8. Where to Drink
    Where to Do Your Wurst for OktoberfestWe have a selection of solid options for you for the month.
  9. Holidays
    Where to Find Your Fourth of July Grill-StuffsFried chicken now can be had in both regular and Korean varieties just steps from Dolores Park.
  10. Recipes
    Michael Tusk Explains the Art of Roasting a Suckling Pig, Should You Want to TryIt’s easy as can be… just finding the pig might prove difficult.
  11. Foodievents
    Meadowood Announces Its Twelve Days of Christmas Extra EarlyThis year’s lineup includes Nick Anderer of NYC’s Maialino, and Stuart Brioza of State Bird Provisions.
  12. Holidays
    Trace Doing Pop-Tarts and Bellinis for Mother’s DayThe three-course menu is $42, sans bellinis.
  13. Holidays
    Gold Club Does Burritos, and Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club Rings In Cinco deAlso, the Penthouse Club now has Happy Hour all day.
  14. Bars
    Cantina to Celebrate Tequila’s Elder Cousin, Mezcal, on Cinco de Mayo
  15. Holidays
    Where Not to Go This St. Patrick’s DayThe five Irish bars you should avoid at all costs tomorrow.
  16. Funnies
    Behold Some St. Patrick’s Day Cakes Gone Very, Very WrongThank you, Cake Wrecks.
  17. Holidays
    Grab a Last-Minute V-Day Reservation at Bluestem, Lulu, or DopoRemember Lulu?
  18. Lists
    Patty U. Offers a Few Last-Minute Valentine’s IdeasBar Agricole? That seems kinda crowded/cold for a V-Day treat, in our opinion.
  19. Lists
    The Sweetest Spots: Our Ten Favorite Romantic Restaurants Around the BayWhat is romance, anyway? Well, it may require you to get in a car.
  20. Deals
    Watch the Super Bowl at Jasper’sSix-dollar wings!
  21. Neighborhood Watch
    New Year’s Tips & Reminders: Where to Still Get a Table; Southern PacificAlso, the best bars of 2011.
  22. Crime Scenes
    Russians Busted With Huge Cache of New Year’s Caviar Hidden in MorgueThe suspects claim the stuff, all 375 pounds, was for a hospital staff New Year’s party. Yah, right.
  23. Booze You Can Use
    New Year’s Tip: Drunk Walking More Dangerous Than Drunk DrivingYou’re eight times more likely to die from drinking and walking, so, careful out there.
  24. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually Pretty Awesome: George Mendes’s Partridge in a Pear TreeThis was from his guest chef stint at Meadowood for the Twelve Days of Christmas.
  25. Beer Me
    Much Delayed Southern Pacific Brewing Company Hosting Two New Year’sThe Mission brewpub is going to fully open by late January, finger crossed.
  26. Holidays
    What You Missed at Meadowood’s Twelfth Day of Christmas, 2011 EditionSee a slideshow of the final dinner in the series, cooked by chef Christopher Kostow.
  27. Menus
    Meritage and Matyson Offer Feast of the Seven Fishes-Inspired Tasting MenusBoth restaurants are borrowing the Italian tradition for tasting menus this week.
  28. Mediavore
    ‘Guns For Groceries’ Aimed at Reducing Holiday Season Family Drama;Plus: Now’s a good time to invest in whiskey; and Bataligate tops this year’s biggest food scandals, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Holidays
    Look Inside Bauer’s House!See his Potrero Hill balcony view, too!
  30. Foodievents
    Where to Feast on Seven Fishes This Holiday SeasonSeveral area restaurants are getting jolly this holiday season with the traditional Italian feast.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Nojo Does New Year’s; Ubuntu Sells Stuff Direct From Their Garden; andAlso, Sidebar wine tavern has closed.
  32. Snake Oil
    And Now: Two New Hangover Cures to Get You Through the HolidaysThe FDA approved a new hangover pill today!
  33. Holidays
    The Fairmont and St. Francis Hotels Square Off With Enormous GingerbreadThe Westin St. Francis originally built theirs in 2005, and it’s showing a little bit of wear.
  34. Sweet Beat
    Holiday Fanciness: Pre-Order a Bûche de Noël from B. PatisserieThe pickup dates are December 23 and 24 at Flour + Water.
  35. Funnies
    S.F. Cooking Instructor Offers Some Sage Advice: ‘Just Put the F**kingOh, Mary. We love you.
  36. TV Land
    Aida Mollenkamp Crafts Healthy Thanksgiving Menu for The Biggest LoserThe Cooking Channel star will make a network TV appearance with some low-cal T-give alternatives.
  37. Freebies
    Thanksgiving Vegans Eat Free at Cafe GratitudeBe extra thankful on Thanksgiving Day at the vegan cafe.
  38. Holidays
    Mission Street Food Does Thanksgiving; Ruth Bourdain to Dole Out ThanksgivingLook for MSF’s “Insanely-Involved-But-Totally-Worth-It” gravy recipe.
  39. Deals
    Mollie Stone’s Giving $30 Off of Thanksgiving PurchasesGet your turkey practically for free if you spend $150 or more.
  40. Other Magazines
    Samin Nosrat Does Potluck Thanksgiving in Martha Stewart LivingIt’s a golden, California-holiday-amongst-friends feature
  41. Other Magazines
    Martha Stewart Does Drag for Halloween, AgainThey’ve even given her a drag name for this year’s special Halloween issue look: Motha.
  42. Holidays
    Let Them Eat [Free Cup]Cakes at La Boulange, and More Bastille Day Ideas
  43. Holidays
    Where to Celebrate Cinco de Drinko, If You MustThere’s always Tommy’s Mexican!
  44. Freebies
    Free Tacos for Cinco de Mayo at Nico’sThey’re doing two-for-one all day.
  45. The Other Critics
    Patty U. and Marcia G. Offer Up Some Mother’s Day IdeasA few ideas for a last minute reservations.
  46. Brunch
    RN74 to Do Its Very First Brunch on Easter SundaySee the full three-course menu.
  47. Holidays
    Radicchio on a Seder Plate?: A Few Passover Seder Options, Plus Kosher GinA few Passover seder dinners around the Bay.
  48. Holidays
    Where to Eat/Drink for St. Patrick’s Day
  49. Dish Demo
    How to Make Cajun Pacific’s Crawfish Étouffée for Mardi GrasSee chef Chuck Maddox make a roux, etc.
  50. Where to Eat
    Where to Eat for Mardi Gras in San Francisco (and the East Bay)From the Front Porch to Town Hall, our selection of places to ring in Fat Tuesday.
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