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April / May 2015

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{ real somm stories } 98 { THE SOMM JOURNAL } APRIL/MAY 2015 The dust has settled after a flurry of restaurant openings in San Francisco last fall. Taking stock at the six-month mark, we've spotted a few trends in on-premise drinking and dining and not a food truck in sight. Finely-tuned beverage programs and the talents behind them are taking center stage in the reinterpretation and renovation of the City's dining scene, one that is thriving under the direction of seasoned veterans and newcomers alike. For some, cuisine provides the soaring inspiration behind beverage pairings and, for others, it plays a solid supporting role that lets a list shine without pretension. Bay Laurels CATCHING UP WITH SAN FRANCISCO'S BEVERAGE TRENDSETTERS by Deborah Parker Wong Alan Murray, MS, made it a point to add newer California labels to the list at Mourad. PHOTO: STEPHANIE SECREST

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