With so many breweries in the city and the surrounding areas, it's no surprise that San Francisco is one of the best places in the country for beer aficionados. While you'll find at least some craft beer in even the diviest bars, these seven spots are particularly renowned for their selection of European and American artisanal brews. All this drinking might make you peckish, but with four of the seven serving gastropub fare and the other three allowing outside take-out, you can fuel up and continue sampling your way through the best Northern California has to offer. (Photo: Toronado by Bill Sysak)
Only a few years ago, San Francisco had a reputation for mediocre pizza, but a recent boom of top-notch pizza restaurants has changed all that. While we'll never match New York (especially on the issue of good slices), fans of Neapolitan, deep-dish, and everything in between can find a San Francisco pizza to fit their needs.
The weather's warming, the flowers are blooming and the kids are flooding out of school--yup, it's springtime. Though most of us are not lucky enough to get a spring break, these ten ideas for March activities in SF will help even the most jaded city-dweller make the month.
`Tis the season for Halloween in Washington, D.C., and with it comes the time-honored tradition of adults playing dress-up in costumes, visiting D.C. haunted houses, trick-or-treating and partying all night. From the best Halloween costumes and costume shops in D.C. to great evening-of festivities, here are our picks for Halloween night in D.C.
Oktoberfest in D.C. means traditional German dress and free-flowing beer?just two reasons to love this autumnal celebration of Bavaria. And while thousands flock to Germany each year to experience this massive festival, there's no need to leave home. Many D.C. restaurants and bars get in the Oktoberfest spirit with special draft beers, menus heavy on brats and pretzels and, yes, even some polka. (Photo by Flickr user leigh wolf)
The days are short and cold, and that can only mean one thing: It's time for a personal tune-up. It's the best time of year to cleanse or simply adjust your alignment. These are my favorite spots to revitalize and get revved up. (Photo credit: Flickr thomaswanhoff)
Just because you live in Los Angeles doesn't mean you don't sometimes crave a Philly cheesesteak--that meaty, messy, edible marvel of Philadelphian engineering. If you've ever been curious, or if you're an actual transplant from the City of Brotherly Love, check out our list for worthwhile Philly cheesesteaks in Los Angeles and Orange County.
Looking for the ultimate to-die-for meal? We took this question literally and asked some of LA's top food bloggers what would they want their last meal to be. Some thought we meant last meal in LA, while others realized this would be their last meal on Earth, which would happen to take place in LA. Got that? OK, good. Here is what they had to say ... (Photo by Jo Stougaard; Animal's foie gras on biscuits & gravy)
San Francisco is known for many things?postcard-perfect architecture, thick fog, a Tony Bennett song and, of course, its sourdough bread that goes so well with our fresh, local seafood. But what makes SF's sourdough so much better than the rest? Well, technically, it's the yeast in the air that gives it that distinctly sour, distinctly delicious flavor, but we think it has as much to do with the heart of the baker. Here are six of our favorites in the Bay Area.
As seen on ABC 7 ... Summer may be over, but the heat is on in LA. From exotic homemade ice cream to fruit paletas and unusual gelatos, find out where to go for frozen treats in LA and beyond.