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  1. Lists
    Who Has the Best Chilaquiles in S.F.?This could take a minute, but Nopalito’s definitely near the top of any list we’d make.
  2. Holidays
    Check Out New Year’s Eve Prix Fixes at Central Kitchen, Heirloom, Dopo,See a handful of suggestions for prix fixes.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    A Castro-Adjacent Beer Garden; Txoko Turns One; and MoreAlso, Starbelly announces their first patio picnic.
  4. Where to Eat
    Where to Score Some Dungeness, Like NowCheck out the crab dishes at Cotogna, Camino, and Starbelly.
  5. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Mr. Bauer Doesn’t Care for Communal Dining, Gasps at Prices atMr. Bauer would prefer not to be seated with hordes, please.
  6. The Other Critics
    Patti U. Finds Tuba, a Year Late; Tablehopper Tries the Raw Chicken at Ippuku;
  7. Empire Building
    Super Duper to Open Two More LocationsOne will be in downtown S.F. by summer, the other will be in Mill Valley.
  8. Holidays
    For God’s Sake, Make Some NYE Plans Already!
  9. Holidays
    What Chefs Are Cooking for Their At-Home Christmas Meals
  10. Foodievents
    Dungeness Crab Feasts at Camino, Starbelly, Half Moon BayThree places to find some Dungeness goodness.
  11. Mikey Likes It
    Where to Find the Best Fries in the Bay Area
  12. The Great Outdoors
    Finally It’s Time to Eat OutsidePlease refer back to our updated al fresco dining guide.
  13. Trends
    The Next Wave on S.F. Menus: American RegionalThe backlash against strict Cal-Med locavorism has begun, and the trend seems to be toward pan-regional American cuisine.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Citizens Band to Open Next Week, Erick Castro Departs Rickhouse, and MoreAlso, the Baker & Banker sandwich shop is aiming for August 1, and Starbelly kicks off a series of family-style picnic dinners on the patio.
  15. Where to Eat
    Where to Eat During Gay Pride WeekendA guide to finding decent food in the Castro and Civic Center.
  16. The Other Critics
    Patti U. Calls Starbelly ‘Indispensable’; Bauer Goes Vegan for a Day
  17. Openings
    Take a Virtual Tour of Social Kitchen & Brewery, Opening MondayCheck out our slideshow of Rich Higgins’s new brewpub and restaurant in the Sunset.
  18. Lists
    Five Restaurants That Should Be in the Top 100 But Aren’tIf we were the ones writing this list, there are five or six more newer places that would be knocking off some of the old.
  19. Mediavore
    SF Hotels Make Room for Culinary Tourists; What Does Whale Meat Taste Like?
  20. Empire Building
    A Shake Shack Simulacrum Is On the Way from the Beretta/Starbelly/Delarosa TeamAdriano Paganini and his partner Deborah Blum are reviving the former Castro Pasta Pomodoro within weeks.
  21. Community Bored
    NIMBYs Cry Foul Over Crowds at Ike’s; the NYT Tackles SF’s Street FoodThe ‘Times’ looks in on the popular sandwich joint, as well as the brewing controversy over street food regulation.
  22. Empire Building
    Pasta Pomodoro Empire Changes HandsOwner Adriano Paganini sells off his mini-chain.
  23. Slideshow
    Explore the Season’s Hottest SoupsCheck out ten new bowls to warm you this winter.
  24. The Other Critics
    Starbelly Scores; Farina Pasta ‘Glorious’
  25. Openings
    Starbelly Opens in the CastroNew beer-and-wine restaurant features “California comfort cuisine.”