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The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Drinking in the Bay Area This Holiday Season

We’ve made our list (and checked it twice) of the best restaurant and bars for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years — and everything in between

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Is It Safe to Plan Big, Indoor Celebrations This Holiday Season?

The holidays are here, and there’s plenty to celebrate this year as many Bay Area residents resume pre-pandemic normalcy with their celebrations. Once again, we’re able to tie on a plastic bib and crack into a pile of just-caught Dungeness crab, holiday pop-up bars have returned to light up the night from Sacramento to San Jose, and restaurants across the Bay Area are pulling out all the stops for this festive season.

Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.