"This place is over the top," says bar manager Daniel Hyatt (formerly of The Alembic) of his new bar at Roka Akor in San Francisco's Jackson Square. We took a peek at the bar, the massive ice-making machine, and Hyatt's summer cocktails.
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We may have only been around for a short time, but we've already managed to take a lot of pictures of food around Chicago. It's kind of intimidating sorting through so many shots, but here are our favorite from our short stint.
For years, the ramen in Chicago has felt unloved. That has slowly been changing, but this year seemed to be the tipping point, as a whole new group of restaurants popped up with a desire to do things right. It seemed like the perfect time to reevaluate the scene.