Reading Roundup, my weekly column about the best upcoming literary and author events in the Bay Area, runs each Tuesday.

Drink Here Now, my weekly column that highlighted five places to drink in SF, from new bars to special tastings or dinners, ran each Wednesday from 2009 through 2012. It was formerly known as Lowering the Bar.


SF Chefs Fall Dinner Party Project #3: Mind Your SPQRs and AQs (December 2012; sponsored post)

SF Chefs Fall Dinner Party Project #2: Soulful Supper Club (December 2012; sponsored post) 

Beer and Music Join Forces at Tomorrow's Bay Brewed Festival (November 2012) 

Go Behind the Booze at St. George Spirits' 30th Birthday Bash (November 2012) 

SF Chefs Fall Dinner Party Project #1: Maximum Mina (November 2012; sponsored post) 

What to See at Litquake (October 2012)

Our Top Picks For SF Cocktail Week (September 2012)

This Weekend's Wine Riot Is a Hip Take on Tasting (July 2012) 

SF Chefs Dinner Party Project #6: Family Night: Going Basque (July 2012; sponsored post)

A Tasting of Russian River Single-Vineyard Wines (July 2012)

SF Chefs Dinner Party Project #5: Modern American Picnic (July 2012; sponsored post)

The Ultimate Guide to SF's Bottomless Brunches (June 2012)

Party with Local Manufacturers at SFMade Week (May 2012)

Local Brewers Team Up For a Slow Beer Festival (April 2012)

Our 2012 SF Beer Week Preview (February 2012)

2011 Litquake Is Here: Our Picks for the Best Events (October 2011)

Our Top Picks for SF Cocktail Week (September 2011)

Get to Know SF's Newest Brewers (and Their Beer) (January 2011)

Trivial Pursuits: The Best Pub Quizzes in SF (July 2010)

Get Your German Beer On at Social Kitchen & Brewery (June 2010)

Where to Drink at Bay to Breakers (March 2010)

An Alternative St. Patrick's Day (March 2010)

Raise a Glass to SF Beer Week! What to Attend (February 2010)

What to See at SF Sketchfest, Week 2 (January 2010)

What to See at SF Sketchfest, Week 1 (January 2010)

Local Distillers Shine at Indy Spirits Expo (November 2009)

Watering Holes for the Hungry: Our Favorite Bars with Bites (November 2009)

2009 Litquake: 7x7's CliffsNotes Guide (October 2009)

SF's Best Bar and Street Food Pairings (August 2009)