Tag: Barbecue

The Best SF Takeout to Celebrate a Special Occasion

I cover 5 standout upscale restaurants, many of The World’s 50 Best/Michelin-starred level, who are doing special or more casual takeout and delivery in pandemic times. Some offer cheese and champagne tastings, or nigiri sushi feasts or upscale but “real deal” BBQ. Each is stellar and ideal for those celebratory moments that still keep coming in our lives even while sheltering in — or when we need a pampering splurge:

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Charmed by Santa Maria Valley

My October 2019 print article in Oakland Magazine and Alameda Magazines, covering the original 1800s barbecue style of the west: Santa Maria barbecue, as well as wineries, bars, coffee, bakeries, cider producers and restaurants/food around California’s Santa Maria Valley from Orcutt to Los Alamos. Article here. My other Oakland and Alameda Magazine articles include romantic getaways in Beverly Hills and Santa… Read more →