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Short Orders: More New Spots to Try
Luke Tsai & Josh Sens | April 25, 2019

 

La Calenda
Yountville When news broke The French Laundry’s food god, Thomas Keller, was opening an Oaxacan-leaning Mexican restaurant, the pivot struck...

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Santa Barbara's Spring Awakening
Jeanne Cooper | April 19, 2019

 

The winter of 2018 took its toll on the luxury resorts of greater Santa Barbara as well as on its residents. One of California’s most damaging fires and mudslides ever forced...

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Breaking Boundaries
San Francisco editors | April 19, 2019

 

The high-tech industry was born in a Palo Alto garage in 1939. North Beach spawned the anti-materialist beatniks in the ’50s. The first act of transgender resistance occurred in the Compton’s...

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Three for the Road
Leilani Marie Labong | April 18, 2019

 

Martin Mattox Recently, a window-shopper on Auburn’s main drag peered into Tim and Linda Arbogast’s new store and said to her friend, “It’s...

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Art of Engagement
Suzanne Ennis | April 18, 2019

 

You essentially swapped jobs with your predecessor. How does your vision for the Museums differ? Max Hollein accomplished a lot in his brief time here. He really reinvigorated the exhibition program [and] increased...

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Pockets Full of Posies
Leilani Marie Labong | April 11, 2019

 

Draped Flowers, a curtain by Japanese designer Akane Moriyama of Oakland-based design collective UMÉ Studio, is a dreamy spin on the now ubiquitous vertical garden that delivers a concentrated dose...

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Celluloid Heroes
Suzanne Ennis | April 10, 2019

 

When SSFILM Kicks off the 62nd San Francisco International Film Festival April 10, it will pop the Champagne to celebrate the enduring power of storytelling. But it deserves a toast of its own too. Thanks to a series...

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Travel Companion
Michael M. Clements | April 9, 2019

 

Hoping to hunt with eagles, book a helicopter ride in Hawaii or plan the ultimate girls’ trip without having to plan? There’s a place for that. “I went to Istanbul for the weekend, and I wound up...

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Cocktail (R)evolutions
David Zivan | April 8, 2019

 

Daddy, Give Us a Kiss
Sean “Diddy” Combs bought a piece of DeLeón Tequila five years ago. This winter, the makers took the popular sipper up a notch with the addition of an añejo expression....

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Maui Marvel
Jasmine Lombardi | April 4, 2019

 

For Bay Area residents, a trip to Hawaii is perhaps the simplest way to escape. So, when a change of pace calls, an island getaway is a must. For those in search of a rare, unforgettable experience, the Luxe Villa Adventure...

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The Beat Goes On
Jessica Zack | April 3, 2019

 

Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s name has long been synonymous with San Francisco’s anti-establishment literary voice—so long that it’s been nearly 70 years since the blue-eyed World War II vet, fresh out of...

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Expanded Horizons
Julie D’Alessandro | April 3, 2019

 

Frequent flyers know a first-class suitcase is the cornerstone of airport style. Most turn to Louis Vuitton, the pinnacle of luxury luggage since the 19th century. The house has continuously updated the classic...

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