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  1. Things That Make Us Go ‘Huh’
    Imagining Nopa’s Cauliflower … as an OutfitCauliflower… as clothing.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Ashton Kutcher Spotted at the Roxie; Bill Cosby Dines at NopaThe Cos seems to like Nopa. It’s his second time there, that we’re aware of.
  3. Back of House
    Nopa Never SleepsThe Bold Italic does a day in the life.
  4. Celebrity Settings
    Dave Chappelle Dines at Nopa, Cupola PizzeriaHe was just doing a couple shows at The Independent, you know…
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    Cervecería de MateVeza Moves Forward; La Barca Sets a Shutter Date; and MoreAlso, Nopa’s closed tonight for their holiday party.
  6. Celebrity Settings
    Ashton Kutcher Drinks at Zero Zero; The Beckhams Lunch at Bouchon; Eddie IzzardAlso, Sean Penn met with those hikers who were detained in Iran at his favorite hangout, Tosca.
  7. Brunch
    Michael Bauer, Not a Fan of Brunch, Reviews the Best BrunchesHis list: Boulette’s Larder, Camino, Cotogna, Nopa, and SPQR.
  8. Video Feed
    Ravi Kapur Takes Vice.com Out for Korean in the RichmondThey go to To Hyang and then for burgers at Nopa.
  9. Empire Building
    Nopalito Expanding to Second Spot in the SunsetThe new spot will open in the fall in the former Bistro 9 space at 9th and Lincoln.
  10. Quote of the Day
    Dining at Nopa Compared to French Relativism“The people who work there act like you showing up is basically a joke that you’re playing on yourself, and this appeals to their sense of French Relativism, which is like irony only thinner.”
  11. Funnies
    Regarding the Charms of the Western Addition
  12. Foodievents
    Last Night at Le Fooding: San Francisco Edges Out New York, For NowOur highly scientific comparative analysis of last night’s first of two SF vs. NY showdowns.
  13. Brunch
    Four New Brunch Options, Including Prospect on October 3Citizen’s Band, Prospect, Nopa, and B-Cubed are all serving new brunches.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Dirty Dishes Tonight at the Lookout, Neyah White Guesting at Pickled on Monday,Also, The Brick Yard is facing flack for noise in Cow Hollow.
  15. Beef
    Should Willie Brown Always Get the VIP Treatment?There will always be VIPs who get tables faster than you.
  16. Lists
    Travel + Leisure Tells Us Where to Eat in NYC, S.F., Hong Kong, Paris,The international travel mag blesses NYC and S.F. restaurants in a new listicle, but ignores all other American cities.
  17. Neighborhood Watch
    A Shooting Closes El Rincon, La Mar Has a New Deck, and MoreEl Rincon is forced to close after an incident outside the club on Friday, Spice Kit is due next week in SoMa, and more…
  18. Booze You Can Use
    Neyah White Steps Away From the Bar at NopaNopa’s renowned barman is becoming a rep for Japanese whiskey.
  19. Lists
    SF Weekly Names Flour + Water, 15 Romolo Among This Year’s BestsThe annual Best of SF issue is always a pleasurable compendium of praise.
  20. Booze You Can Use
    Bartenders Debate Whether Vodka Deserves Their HatePeople still love their vodka, but many local bartenders have been trying mightily to make them stop.
  21. Quote of the Day
    Diary of a Stage
  22. Booze You Can Use
    Shake, Muddle Like a ProWatch how to properly shake a drink and extract the pint glass, as well as how to muddle and make twists.
  23. Mediavore
    New House-Made Bitters at NOPA Replace Angostura; Your One Chance This Year to
  24. Booze You Can Use
    Angostura Bitters Shortage Makes Nation’s Mixologists Cry Into WaistcoatsUnrest in Trinidad results in a bitters shortage in the U.S.
  25. Trends
    From Cupcakes to Communal Tables: Waiters Tell Us Which Trends Should DisappearWhat Bay Area servers are sick of serving.
  26. Booze News
    Bartenders Sigh In Relief as Angostura Bitters Shortage Is AvertedA potential strike at the Angostura facility in Trinidad threatened to create a bitters drought.
  27. Trends
    From Porchetta to Mezcal: The SF Food and Booze Trends of 2009This was the year of the portable restaurant, but it was also the year of biodynamic wine, D.I.Y. canning, and farmers’ market cocktails.
  28. Mediavore
    Good Food Shorts the Poor; Sam Adams’ Beer Banned
  29. Oenofile
    NYT Loves NOPA’s Wine ListWine critic finds a gem out in the neighborhoods.
  30. Foodievents
    David Lebovitz at Omnivore TonightDessert maven and cookbook author will talk and sign books.
  31. 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.