A Baker’s Dozen: A Cake for All Seasons—Sour Cream Pound Cake

by Dianne Boate

This story could be compared to a Spanish soap opera that has a beginning, a middle, and an end, but the conclusion resembles a football game fumble …
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Down the Hatch: The Brooklyn and the Liberal

by Vince Keenan

Last month’s column spotlighted the ingenuity of contemporary bartenders in crafting cocktails that honor The Brooklyn, despite lacking a single ingredient, the magical elixir Amer Picon.

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Darker, Scarier, Sexier: A Creator’s Inside View of BATMAN—and BIRDMAN

by Steve Englehart

EatDrinkFilms publisher Gary Meyer knew me when I was the lead writer for Marvel and DC Comics (sometimes sequentially, sometimes simultaneously), so he thought I’d have some insight when reviewing Birdman . As it turns out, no comics knowledge was required for that film, but I can bring a little insight to bear anyway. Continue reading


The Pizza Bible by Tony Gemignani with Susie Heller and Steve Siegelman

Everyone loves pizza! From fluffy Sicilian pan pizza to classic Neapolitan margherita with authentic charred edges, and from Chicago deep-dish to cracker-thin, the pizza spectrum is wide and wonderful, with something to suit every mood and occasion. And with so many fabulous types of pie, why commit to just one style? Continue reading

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Critics Corner: WHIPLASH

Read two critical perspectives on Whiplash  (Damien Chazelle, 2014) by Ryan Lattanzio and Logan Kroeber. Whiplash  opens in San Francisco on Friday, October 17 and throughout the Bay Area on Friday, October 24. Continue reading

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Eat, Drink & See Films: Our Choice of This Week’s Events

Our selection of what we would like to enjoy the week of October 16-23, 2014 in the Bay Area.  Continue reading