Local Diners, Local Gin, & Clay Pot Rice: This Week in Food Bloggery
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1. Joe Eskenazi, whose love for diners surpasses all of ours at SFoodie, writes a great guide to the five best diners in town -- one of which, he points out, is actually a hofbrau but feels like a diner. Also, we're reminded it's time to go back to Louis'.
2. Lou Bustamante writes about the most romantic gin yet invented, St. George Spirits' Mt. Tam "terroir" gin, perfumed with botanicals taken from the mountain. Take that, lady gin.
5. This was the week of the shark -- the senate just passed a controversial statewide ban on the sale and import of shark fins, so it now goes to the governor. W. Blake Gray asks: Hey, if you're going to ban dried shark fin, why not genetically modified crops and bovine growth hormone, too?