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Dining, SFoodie The Best of Oktoberfest

The Best of Oktoberfest

Although Oktoberfest has been going strong for a couple of weeks, there's no better time than right now to get in all of the action. You know, it being October, and all. This weekend marks the official conclusion of…
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Calendar, Night&Day I Don't Wanna be A Duck

I Don't Wanna be A Duck

The chicken has seldom been recognized as a noble creature, neither inspiring great tragic ballets like the swan, nor arousing sublime terror like the panther, nor generating epic American novels like the whale. Instead it is an Everyman of…
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Dining, SFoodie Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in S.F.

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in S.F.

It's the most magical time of the year, at least for those of us who love liters of German beer flowing like water: Oktoberfest! Like the good festival city it is, San Francisco has plenty of options for celebrating the…
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Dining, SFoodie Oktoberfest Rings In the New Beer -- Now in September!

Oktoberfest Rings In the New Beer -- Now in September!

If you're anything like us, you suffer through the 11 months of the year when it's inappropriate to wear a dirndl. It's finally time to dust off those frilly garments and drink beer from an assortment of over-sized glassware. Since…
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Dining, SFoodie The Best Beers of 2010

The Best Beers of 2010

SFoodie's Brian Yaeger ― a recent refugee to Beervana, aka Portland, Ore. ― put brown bags to good use in 2010, sheathing dozens of beers in a variety of styles in preparation for the monthly blind tastings he organized starting…
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Dining, SFoodie The Best Oktoberfest Beer? Our Panel Decides

The Best Oktoberfest Beer? Our Panel Decides

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, better known today as the derivation of Oktoberfest, this month's blind tasting panel lined up samples of Festbiers. Over six million people will…
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Dining, SFoodie Bear Republic Previews 23 Brews for This Year's Great American Beer Fest

Bear Republic Previews 23 Brews for This Year's Great American Beer Fest

At last year's Great American Beer Festival, Bear Republic Brewing's Racer 5 IPA took home a gold medal, not for American India Pale Ale, but for American-style Strong Pale Ale. At this year's GABF ― Sept. 16-18 in Denver ―…
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Dining, SFoodie Iron Cupcake San Francisco Turns One, Celebrates with Beer Challenge

Iron Cupcake San Francisco Turns One, Celebrates with Beer Challenge

The San Francisco chapter of Iron Cupcake has been active with monthly cooking competitions for the past year, and has tasked local bakers to use ingredients such as squash, pepper, and curry in their creations. To celebrate its birthday, this…
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Dining, SFoodie Foreign Cinema Finds Its Inner German for Oktoberfest Menus

Foreign Cinema Finds Its Inner German for Oktoberfest Menus

Foreign Cinema (2534 Mission at 21st St.) is busting out the lederhosen and offering two Oktoberfest dinners, tomorrow night and again on Thursday, Oct. 29. Chefs Gayle Pirie and John Clark are cooking special three-course meals designed as odes to…
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Dining, SFoodie Think Bender's is Freaky on an Ordinary Night? Wait'll You Check Out Saturday's Freaktoberfest

Think Bender's is Freaky on an Ordinary Night? Wait'll You Check Out Saturday's Freaktoberfest

The wacky Schmaltz Brewing Company is celebrating its blood-red Halloween lager, Coney Island Freaktoberfest, with an eponymous event at Bender's (806 S. Van Ness at 19th St.) this Saturday, 7-9 p.m. In case 22-ounce bottles of beer brewed with six…
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Dining, SFoodie Oom-Pah-Pah in Oakland Tomorrow at Oaktoberfest

Oom-Pah-Pah in Oakland Tomorrow at Oaktoberfest

Oaktown is the site of tomorrow's appropriately named Oaktoberfest in the Dimond District (Ground Zero: MacArthur and Fruitvale), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. It's continuing a longstanding tradition: In the early 1900s, the area was full of beer gardens and German-owned vacation…
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Dining, SFoodie S.F.'s Best Places to Get Stinko for Oktoberfest

S.F.'s Best Places to Get Stinko for Oktoberfest

Beer drinkers: You already know that Oktoberfest is officially here. The German tradition, which dates back as far as the 16th century, kicks off in late September for one reason: to drink the old stocks of beer and make room…
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Dining, SFoodie Lunchtoberfest at Suppenküche: Get Hammered While the Sun Shines

Lunchtoberfest at Suppenküche: Get Hammered While the Sun Shines

Now through October 4 -- in honor of Oktoberfest -- Suppenküche (525 Laguna at Hayes) is offering a special daytime menu,11 a.m.-2 p.m. The midday hours (they started last Saturday) are new for the Hayes Valley outpost of Bavarian cooking,…
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Meeting And Exceeding Your Beer Needs

Will there be lederhosen? Will there be grown men in knee socks playing tuba and/or accordion? Most importantly, have organizers laid in an ample supply of bratwurst? Check, check, and check: You have nothing to worry about when it comes…
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Music, All Shook Down National Pretzel Month: Bow Down To The O.G. Snack Food

National Pretzel Month: Bow Down To The O.G. Snack Food

Not only is October Vegetarian Awareness Month, it's also National Pretzel Month, which may or may not have something to do with the timing of Oktoberfest. Everyone knows beer and pretzels are a classic combination. Or maybe there's some…
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