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  1. Truckin’
    Reminder: Wexler’s Has a BBQ Truck Launching TodayEarly highlights include some perfect hush puppies and really good ribs.
  2. Truckin’
    Exclusive: Wexler’s Launches Food Truck Called Wexler’s BackThe truck will be parked on weekdays behind the restaurant on Commercial Street, for lunch only.
  3. Menus
    Wexler’s Launches French-i-fied BBQ Tasting MenuThe theme: “Paris, Texas.”
  4. Lists
    San Francisco’s Best BarbecueThere’s not only great Asian barbecue in S.F., there’s some quite excellent ribs and brisket these days too.
  5. Lists
    Spruce, Bix, Dining Room at the Ritz All Dropped from the Chron Top 100Bauer calls the last year “the most exciting” for restaurants “in more than a quarter century,” meaning his entire tenure at the Chronicle. Thus a bunch of restaurants had to fall off the list.
  6. 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.
  7. Trimmings
    Wexler’s, Craft L.A. Top AIA Awards for DesignThe Stable Café also got a nod for historic preservation and innovation in rehabilitation.
  8. Awards
    Chron Announces All-Male Rising Star Chef LineupThe five rising stars for 2010 include Charlie Kleinman at Wexler’s, Timothy Hollingsworth at The French Laundry, and Joshua Skenes at Saison.
  9. 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.
  10. Beef
    New Yorkers’ Jabs Open San Franciscans’ WoundsWhy are San Francisco chefs and diners so touchy and New Yorkers so mean?
  11. User’s Guide
    How To Make Your Best Brisket, With Charlie KleinmanWexler’s chef shares some top tips on making the holiday staple.
  12. Neighborhood Watch
    Candyland on Lombard Street; Whole Foods in ‘Da Noe’
  13. The Other Critics
    Oliveto Slips; The Corner Impresses
  14. The Other Critics
    Wexler’s Gets Three Stars; Eloise Impresses
  15. The Other Critics
    Flour + Water Gets a Rave; Wexler’s ImpressesMichael Bauer’s anticipated review of Flour + Water ensures you’ll never get a table there.