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Jeff Segal Owner, Heart Wine Bar, San Francisco THE “15” LIST Each month, we take a peek at our subject’s Top Favorites—and Pet Peeves— as they relate to the hospitality industry. Jeff’s Top Ten Faves 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Maryland blue crabs with cole slaw and a cold pilsner Plymouth gin Martinis, with a twist Carnitas super tacos at Taqueria Guadalajara in San Francisco The stuffed pork chop at Steve & Cookie’s in Margate, NJ The Dogpatch Millionaire fried chicken sandwich at Kitchenette in San Francisco Sitting at the bar at Terroir in New York Jacques Puffeney’s wines, from France’s Jura region Drinking Bell’s Oberon at Ashley’s in Ann Arbor, MI The salad slice at Sal’s Pizza in Mamaroneck, NY 10 Del Maguey Tobalá mezcal Jeff Segal of San Francisco’s Heart Wine Bar. Segal’s curated selections of small-batch boutique wines—all served in Mason jars, which spurred Segal’s now infamous Mason Jar Manifesto. I Heart is housed in a former Wells Fargo mechanics garage and features a rotation of cutting-edge art exhibits, with Segal pairing wines to the artwork. Recent events have included a Corey Haim tribute night, where wines were paired to some of Haim’s most famous flicks, and Heart’s The Flesh and the Devil anti-Halloween party, where bootleg wine and moonshine shots made the rounds. Jeff is taking the wine world and flipping it on its head with his cool events, exceptional wines and creative culinary bites. 114 / the tasting panel / december 2010 n San Francisco’s happening Mission neighborhood, Heart Wine Bar owner Jeff Segal is a new breed of wine enthusiast combining art, wine and music. The wine list features Jeff’s Five Pet Peeves Perfume/cologne in restaurants Yelp 1 2 3 4 5 People who don’t use enough vermouth Bad bagels Overcropped wines Heart Wine Bar 1270 Valencia Street San Francisco, Ca PHOTO: JUDY PARKER Taking Inventory with. . .

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