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Zoetrope's zesty wines and dinners

Zoetrope's zesty wines and dinners

By Jim Provenzano

When North Beach's Café Zoetrope offered an invitation to their Winemaker's Dinner, it was an offer we couldn't refuse. Godfather jokes aside, the stylish restaurant, owned by Francis Ford Coppola and his related winery, offers great food and wines.

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By Jim Gladstone | April 3, 2019

"We are everywhere!" may be a queer community rallying cry, but once again, Bestie voters don't seem to eat anywhere but the Castro and the Mission.

By Jim Gladstone | March 20, 2019

In 2015, spurred in part by the enthusiastic response their potluck dishes and birthday treats garnered from friends when they socialized, Ryan Alvarez and Adam Merrin started a recipe blog, Husbands That Cook. That's now also the title of their book.


By Jim Gladstone | December 19, 2018

On Splasher, on Boozer, on Mincer, on Schmoozer! Even Santa agrees that this is a year that needs to be washed down with a stiff drink. To that end, we've made our annual list of nice and naughty gifts for the tipplers on your list.

By Jim Gladstone | October 17, 2018

Oakland couple James Erb and Jason Young would love to spill the tea with you. The pair share fascinating tidbits about the cultivation, processing and preparation of tea through their business, American Gongfu.


By Jim Gladstone | June 6, 2018

As we head into summer, the Bay Area Reporter has ordered up a round of fresh libations, whether you're looking for a new haunt, a new drink of choice, a wine country escape, or intellectual rationale for an impending hangover.

By Jim Gladstone | April 11, 2018

Out of the dozen categories in our dining Besties, only one has a different winner than last year (and many #1s are multi-year repeaters), our diagnosis? Reflux. Is this a sign of blind LGBT loyalty or of an oddly narrow palate?


By Jim Gladstone | December 10, 2017

Sure, that cheery red nose could indicate you're a reindeer. More likely, you appreciate a good drink. It's the time of year to get generous and share the gift of guzzle with your nearest and dearest. Here's our annual guide to gifts for tipplers.

By Jim Gladstone | January 4, 2017

Wine events warm up LGBT fans


By Jim Gladstone | December 21, 2016

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