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Top Choice Food & Drinks in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Recchiuti Chocolates

No San Franciscan can resist award-winning Recchiuti: Pacific Heights parts with old money for its fleur de sel caramels; Noe Valley's foodie kids prefer S'more Bites to the campground variety; North Beach toasts to…
Top Choice Food in Edmonton

Old Strathcona Farmers Market

Since it began in 1983, the market's motto has been 'We Make it! We Bake it! We Grow it! We Sell it!' Inside the city's old bus garage, it offers everything from organic food to arts and crafts, and hosts some 130 v…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Parris Island, St Helena Island & Hunting Island

Carolina Cider Company & Superior Coffee

This must-stop shop between Beaufort and Hunting Island State Park is known for its wealth of housemade ciders (peach, blackberry, blueberry etc), but beyond that it's just a happening local spot for all kinds of Lo…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Bi-Rite

Diamond counters can't compare to the foodie dazzle of Bi-Rite's sublime wall of local artisan chocolates, treasure boxes of organic fruit, and California wine and cheese selections expertly curated by upbeat, knowl…
Top Choice Food in Guerneville

Guerneville Bank Club

After 30 years of abandonment, this beautifully restored 1921 bank building now contains stuff more valuable than money: art, wine, ice cream and pie. The new collective retail and art-gallery space houses small bus…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Old City & Society Hill

Art in the Age

Designed as a boutique homage to the cocktail, this spot is both a home-bar supply store and tasting room. Settle down at their bar for a tasting ($7 or $10 depending on your poison) or buy hand-crafted spirits, art…
Top Choice Food in Near North & Navy Pier

Garrett Popcorn

Like lemmings drawn to a cliff, people form long lines outside this store on the Mag Mile. Granted, the caramel corn is heavenly and the cheese popcorn decadent, but is it worth waiting in the whipping snow for a ch…
Top Choice Food in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Jade Chocolates

SF-born chocolatier Mindy Fong hits the sweet spot between East and West with only-in-SF treats like passion-fruit caramels, Thai-curry hot chocolate and the legendary peanut Buddha with mango jam. Fusion flavors or…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Old City & Society Hill

Shane Confectionery

Since 1863 this wonderfully old-school candy shop has been making sweet treats, including buttercreams and slabs, from antique molds. With the shop assistants dressed in Victorian garb it's like stepping back in tim…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Epicurean Trader

A must-visit for discerning bartenders and anyone wanting under the skin of the artisanal foods movement, this grocery, liquor store and deli carries only small-batch products, many locally made, with an emphasis on…