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 Feb 9 - 15, 2006 

The Dish

All the News That's Fit to Eat

By Laura Marrich

Gordon Schutte Uncorks the Wine Bar at Vivace—By the time you read this, Vivace's new wine bar will be open at 3120 Central SE, in the adjoining Nob Hill storefront that used to be Bright Future Futon. "It's really striking," says restaurateur and Vivace Chef Gordon Schutte when describing the addition's black and burgundy wine bar. "There's a lot of glass behind the counter, too," a complement to the natural bravado of great Italian wine. Deep terra cotta-colored walls, a private dining area and expanded seating are among the new amenities.

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The Red Ball Café

There's nothing wimpy about it

By Jennifer Wohletz

Life in the Southwest wasn't easy 75 years ago. We had massive unemployment, the average income was just $1,368 a year and prohibition was killing the party vibe. Still, if there was a silver lining on our Depression-era cloud, you could find it in Barelas—in the form of a hot, juicy "Wimpy" burger at the Red Ball Café. They only cost a nickel, after all.

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Sugar and Spice

And everything nice

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Cheesy Sins of the Past

The Macaroni and Cheese Festival

By Joshua Lee
Browse the delicious wares of over 30 vendors, enjoy wine and beer tastings, live music, entertainment and games.
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Tomato Fiesta

By Valerie Serna
Buy heirloom tomatos, participate in gardening seminars, a cooking demonstration, browse the garden trade fair and great food.
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