Dining + Drinking

The Haute Michael Mina Tailgate Experience at Levi’s Stadium

It's hard to tell who's having a better time — celebrity chef Michael Mina or the 49ers foodie fans who flock to the exclusive Michael Mina Tailgate at Bourbon Steak & Bourbon Pub at Levi's Stadium on game days to enjoy a pregame tailgate experience like no other in the NFL. We checked out the ridiculously expensive feast last Sunday and were blown away with the fare, fun and fabulousness of it all. Do we dare say it is worth the $500 per person? Uh, yeah. It's haute! Read More

Bigger and Hauter Marlowe Reopens Tonight in New Location

Marlowe, the beloved neighborhood restaurant in SoMA, reopens on Oct. 2 in its new location on the corner of Brannan and 4th Street and sporting a full bar, expanded menu and new services. We were on the scene last night for a haute preview party and loved what we saw — and ate. The soon-to-open burger window will be a big hit. Co-owner Anna Weinberg is calls it "Marlowe 2.0." Read More

7 New NYC Restaurants You Need to Try This Fall

Autumn is restaurant season in New York City. And as the leaves start to fall, plenty of new menus open and brand new dishes please (though sometimes confuse) the palates of New Yorkers. Reserve a table at these new NYC restaurants before the secret is out. Read More

How to drink rum

This fall marks the California launch of the FACUNDO™ Rum Collection, four exquisite, hand-blended sipping rums. This marks the luxury brand's first expansion since successful launches in Miami and New York in 2013. A tribute to Bacardi founder Don Facundo Bacardi Masso, the Collection is comprised of four rare blends of the finest aged sipping rums, all sourced from the Bacardi family's private rum reserves. Handcrafted with passion by the BACARDI Maestros de Ron, each marque is a culmination of years of dedication to the art of rum making, representing rum elevated to an art form. With such great rum in front of us, we wanted to enjoy it to the fullest capacity, so asked Facundo Bacardi, Chairman of the Board of Bacardi Limited, for some tips on how to drink rum in the hautest way possible. Read More