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Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.
SAN FRANCISCO—SF's 2013 Eater Awards winners have been announced! See who took home the prizes for Restaurant and Chef of the Year, So Hot Right Now, and more.
SAN FRANCISCO—Bars are better when they've got game. Here are 10 places to play while you drink, from skeeball to shuffleboard.
UNION SQUARE—Yigit Pura is one year in with his Tout Sweet Patisserie. We got the sweet scoop on what he's planning, including a second SF location.
CIVIC CENTER—More details are rolling in on Daniel Patterson's Alta CA, including a bar manager, GM, menu info, and in a new revelation, an ice-cream shop.
ST. HELENA—Our correspondent spent a weekend with the globe's best chefs at the CIA Worlds of Flavor conference. Find out why Stuart Brioza hates brunch and how Charles Phan's immigrant roots are inspiring his latest project.
CENTRAL SUNSET/OAKLAND—Expansion time: Seattle-based chain Blue C Sushi is on its way to the Stonestown Galleria this winter, while
Cerveceria de MateVeza is eyeing locations in Oakland and Russian Hill.
THE MISSION/ALAMEDA/SAN CARLOS—Three big openings this week: Marla Bakery's Mission kiosk; Alameda's new Trabocco, a hip Italian spot with cocktails; and Gusto, the first project in nearly five years from acclaimed chef George Morrone.
SAN FRANCISCO—Cross some names off your holiday shopping list and support the Food Bank with gift certificates to some of SF's best restaurants-- that also feed the hungry.