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When you live in a world where everyone loves bacon, you can’t go wrong opening a sandwich spot that’s a temple to bacon, right?

That’s the apparent formula for the new Gastropig in Oakland, which since opening this month has been packed during lunch serving up it’s signature sandwich—the bacon slut—to nearby office workers in […]

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I typically spend my weekends checking out food events or new eating spots, but this past weekend was an especially busy one, sending me down to San Jose on Saturday for some bacon and beer and then to San Francisco’s Fort Mason the next day for yet another chocolate salon.

Here’s a look at some […]

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SAN JOSE, Calif.
If there are two things that go together, it’s got to be bacon and beer. Put that in a ballpark setting, and what could go wrong?

Absolutely nothing, if this past weekend was any indication when the Bacon and Beer Classic arrived at the San Jose Municipal Stadium. I was lucky […]

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The story: The Tipsy Pip has been drawing the crowds to this Marina tavern/pub since it opened in 2009. Chef/Owner Sam Josi offers hearty pig-centric dishes, including a popular macaroni and cheese.

Why I went: I’ve been wanting to try the place since it opened. Initially, they didn’t take reservations, which meant long waits. Recently […]

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.
M.B. Post is built to socialize. It’s even in the restaurant’s name “M.B. Post – a Social House.”

There are high-rise communal tables in the front of the bar, and then longer cafeteria like tables in the main room. The warm wood furnishings and funky décor give it a cozy feel, […]

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