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10 February, 2017

The Union Square Hilton’s Urban Tavern

The Union Square Hilton’s Urban Tavern
Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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Obligatory disclaimer: My Urban Tavern meal, reviewed in this post, was entirely free to me. When I visited the Cityscape Lounge last fall, high up on the 46th floor of the Union Square Hilton, Executive Chef Michael Vaughn was still working on the vision for remodeling the hotel’s ground floor restaurant, Urban Tavern. But he
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15 November, 2016

Cityscape at the Union Square Hilton

Cityscape at the Union Square Hilton
Comments : 4 Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in San Francisco - CA on by : The Gourmez
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Obligatory disclaimer: This write-up is based on a media event previewing Cityscape’s space, food, and drinks for free. Hotels may appear off limits to pedestrians passing by, but often, they harbor secret niches the public can access if they know where to go. Such is the case at the newly opened Cityscape, a sleek bar
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6 September, 2016

Indian Summer Cocktails and Bar Bites at the Clift Hotel

Indian Summer Cocktails and Bar Bites at the Clift Hotel
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Obligatory disclaimer: The cocktails and food mentioned in this post were complimentary as part of a special media event. It’s September in the Bay Area, and we all know what that means – Indian Summer! It’s been one of the coldest actual summers on record here, which means the annual warmth of September and October
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14 January, 2014

The Cantina

The Cantina
Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in San Francisco - CA, Spirits on by : The Gourmez
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After a fun night out at Kuleto’s last November, our friends introduced us to one of their favorite drink spots, just a few blocks away. See that fruit bowl of citrus on the counter? It was one of many, and the smell of them permeated the room. There is no question that the Cantina uses
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12 December, 2013

Kuleto’s

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Kuleto’s bills itself as “authentic San Francisco,” featuring Northern Italian cooking with an American twist. Being new to the Bay, I can’t speak to its authenticity, and I personally hate the idea of calling anything authentic (happy to have that discussion anytime!). Regardless, I was pleased with all aspects of our dinner. The only confusing
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5 December, 2013

The Barrel Room

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Tasting Rooms in San Francisco - CA, Wine on by : The Gourmez
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I came across the Barrel Room on a night out with an old high school friend, which pretty much describes every night out I’ve had since moving to the Bay Area—I have a lot of old friends to rediscover in this neck of the woods. We wanted somewhere to extend the evening but still hear
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12 November, 2013

Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen

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Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen is an appealing Tenderloin escape from the crowds near Union Square in downtown San Francisco, especially if you’re in a drinking mood. The walls are a sleek gray with the occasional geometric patterns and letters embellished on them in shades of blue. Booths and tables are done in dark woods
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