5 Things To Know This AM — Sep 16 2011

Office porn! Take a look through some of the coolest workspaces in the city that also have a rich sense of history. (The Bold Italic)
Thomas Keller's famed Bouchon Bakery in Yountville was gutted by a fire causing $250,000 worth of damage. (Eater SF)
San Francisco's top chefs—Alice Waters included—reveal their favorite cookbooks. (7x7)
The American Grilled Cheese's boss man Nate Pollack breaks down perfect grilling methods. (HuffPo SF)
The shellfish population along the Sonoma and Mendocino coasts has been devastated by a red tide, forcing the abalone fishing season to close 10 weeks early. (The Bay Citizen)
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