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  1. Neighborhood Watch
    Sake Day at Nombe; Sake Tasting at Umamimart; and MoreAlso: $2 martinis at One Market.
  2. Foodievents
    Find All-Foie Menus at Nombe, Fifth Floor, Txoko, and MoreThere’s still a lot of foie to be consumed…
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Steps of Rome Now Fully Closed; Barbacoa Opens in OrindaAlso, Nombe only does lunch on Fridays now.
  4. The Other Critics
    Bouche Confuses Kauffman; Miller Likes Lunch at Nombe and Sweet Woodruff; HirschAs for Cana, it’s good but not necessarily authentic Cuban food.
  5. Chef Shuffles
    Noriyuki Sugie Brings Specialty Ramen to NombeThe restaurant is also launching a lunch menu.
  6. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Bar Tartine’s Special One-Off Laotian Dinner on MondayThey’re calling the night “Curiosities.”
  7. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Outside Lands, Starting Tomorrow in Golden Gate ParkWe run down the ten dishes you should try to grab from the new and improved food area at the music fest.
  8. Video Feed
    How the Food at Saison Compares to Japan, According to Nombe’s MariTake a visual tour through the Saison menu, narrated by Japanese chef Mari Takahashi.
  9. Chef Shuffles
    Another Chef Shuffle at NombeVincent Schofield is out, and owner Mari Takahashi is taking over.
  10. Lists
    Nombe Gets Some Knowlton LoveAmong Bon App’s five favorite izakayas in the country in the May issue is our very own Nombe.
  11. The Other Critics
    Bauer Downgrades Nombe to Two Stars; Deseran Gets Down With the Brats and
  12. Neighborhood Watch
    Jardinière Launches Wednesday Wine Deal, Nombe Closed Temporarily, and More
  13. Holidays
    For God’s Sake, Make Some NYE Plans Already!
  14. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Chotto, Opening Tonight SoonSee the full menu for the new Marina izakaya
  15. Chef Shuffle
    Vincent Schofield Resurfaces as New Chef at Nombe, Daniel Sudar Pops Up at CircaSchofield takes over for Nick Balla on January 1.
  16. Chef Shuffle
    More End-of-Year Chef Moves at Nombe, ReddTis the season of chef shuffles.
  17. Mikey Likes It
    Was 2010 the Best Year Ever for the San Francisco Food Scene?Will big guys like Prospect and Mina upstage the notable upstarts on Bauer’s annual top 10?
  18. Lists
    Sean Baker at Gather Named Chef of the YearThe young chef is praised once again for his vegan “charcuterie.”
  19. The San Francisco Diet
    How Sommelier and Budding Winemaker Rajat Parr Eats and Drinks His Way ThroughThe sommelier submits to the SF Diet.
  20. The Other Critics
    Bauer Likes the Spice at Another Monkey; Patti U. Calls Nombe2.5 stars for Another Monkey, and Patti loves the “playfully Japanese” food at Nombe.
  21. Mediavore
    The Terroir of Tequila; A Restaurant in a Box!
  22. The San Francisco Diet
    Chris Kronner Loves Sebo Almost as Much as Ryan Farr’s BurgersThe young chef, with the help of friends, hits a host of hot spots across town over the course of a week, and tells us all about it.
  23. Foodievents
    Eat Shrimp, Help Restore the GulfJune 10-12, dine out at selected restaurants and donate to the Gulf cleanup.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Saison Relaunches on June 22, Kwanjai Thai Closes, and MoreSaison goes from pop-up to almost full-time, Mas o Menos coming to the Marina, and more…
  25. Trends
    7x7 Declares 2010 the Year of the Izakaya, Also the Year of Goat BellyIn their Best of SF issue, 7x7 declares some early trends for 2010.
  26. The Food Chain
    Nick Balla is Blown Away by AOC’s Arroz NegroSan Francisco’s Nick Balla and L.A.’s Suzanne Goin both name the squid-in-squid ink paella as a favorite at AOC.
  27. Food Chain
    Sean Rembold Goes Nuts for the Wings at NombeChef Nick Balla impresses some Brooklyn boys with his wings and Japanese breakfast.
  28. Lists
    Aqua, Gitane, and Ubuntu Drop Off Chron’s Top 100; Adesso, Frances, andSome familiar notables of 2009 like Beard nominees Frances, RN74, and Flour + Water are predictable additions; new deletions include Fonda, Kokkari, and Ton Kiang.
  29. Foodievents
    Taste Portuguese Wines at Jardinière, Meet Daisy Martinez at Destino, andSpecial wine pairing dinners at Jardiniere, a sake/food pairing dinner at Nombe, and celebrity guest chefs make tacos.
  30. The Other Critics
    Bauer Bestows the Big Four Stars on Meadowood; Kauffman Digs CommisBauer elevates Meadowood to four stars; Kauffman gives fresh praise to Commis; Reidinger kinda likes Tuba.
  31. Booze You Can Use
    Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck at Beer WeekWhere to taste the best Bay Area brews on the cheap (and not-so-cheap).
  32. Mediavore
    Nombe Scraps Street Food Window; Mariah Carey Launches a Rosé Champagne
  33. User’s Guide
    Where to Find a $50 Prix Fixe on New Year’sWith prix fixe offerings this NYE averaging about $75 a person, there are still some recession-friendly deals out there for $50 or less.
  34. Openings
    Nombe Gets Liquor LicenseNew izakaya in the Mission now serving beer, sake, and shochu cocktails along with their small plates.
  35. Openings
    Nombe Opens Tonight in the MissionNew Japanese pub grub joint will serve late-night eats to Mission drunks.
  36. Previews
    Nombe Drops Friday: Late-Night Izakaya in the MissionCheck out the menu for the new Japanese drunk-food palace from the folks behind Sozai.
  37. Closings
    Sozai Says Goodbye TonightIzakaya is up for lease as owners plan new project in the Mission.
  38. For Sale
    Sozai for Lease in the SunsetLooking to get into the izakaya business?