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Year in Eater Roundups; Saddest 2013 Closures; Bloomfield and Friedman Taking Over the Lusty Lady; More!

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Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape rounds up the top restaurant and bar new of the week.

SAN FRANCISCO—We rounded up the 10 saddest restaurant and bar closures of 2013. Whether they were shuttered by fire, finances, or fate, we'll miss them.

SAN FRANCISCO—Our Year in Eater series continued with panelists picking both their best meal of 2013 and a restaurant they broke up with in 2013.

SAN FRANCISCO—The Year in Eater crew also looked back on the biggest food surprises of 2013, and predicted the food headlines that will define the New Year.

NORTH BEACH—One of those headlines is crazier than expected: April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman, fresh off the success of Tosca Cafe, are taking over nearby strip club the Lusty Lady.

SAN FRANCISCOThe Eater Heatmap got its monthly update, with the best new places to check out for a smoking-hot January.

BERKELEY—New brewery The Rare Barrel made its Berkeley debut over the holidays, with sour beers and panini galore.

SAN FRANCISCOCheck out the 10 most popular Eater SF posts from 2013—maybe there was one you missed.