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Yasukochi’s Sweet Stop
Luke Tsai | March 19, 2019

 

Long a staple of various “Best of San Francisco” lists, the coffee crunch cake at Yasukochi’s Sweet Stop is a rarity among the city’s iconic foods, in the sense that a surprising number...

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Novel Ideas
Irene Edwards | March 14, 2019

 

It isn't all bad news out there… Across the country, poetry reading is on the rise, and in the Bay Area, where one finds a diverse representation of voices, the literary community is flourishing. Here are the lit picks of local pros....

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Artful Living
Allison McCarthy | March 12, 2019

 

It all started with a large-scale Richard Misrach photograph—a striking blue-green portrait of two people floating in the water. It’s the first piece Claire and Holden Spaht bought for their vacation home in...

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Power Base
Mark Simon | March 12, 2019

 

Known for its sweeping tolerance of individual difference and strict intolerance of political difference, San Francisco is a big city that, in matters of policy, behaves like a smaller one. Politics is a patchwork of dozens of clubs...

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Art and Soul
Jeanne Cooper | March 12, 2019

 

When she opened Altman Siegel Gallery in Downtown San Francisco in January 2009, Claudia Altman-Siegel hoped to fill a void—or two. “San Francisco is a difficult place for an artist to live, both because it’s...

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Animal Plan-It
Jeanne Cooper | March 11, 2019

 

In a region where the hunt for unicorns involves keeping ahead of the pack, the adrenaline rush of an African safari may seem like a busman’s holiday. But Silicon Valley’s high-powered professionals apply the...

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Grand Opening Alert: These Restaurants Are Coming Soon
Luke Tsai | March 11, 2019

 

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ETA: March 2019
For anyone whose ideal breakfast is a bagel (shown here) with a schmear of cream...

How To Fall in Love in Bermuda

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How To Fall in Love in Bermuda
Sarah Bray | March 11, 2019

Bermuda is one of the most romantic places on earth. After all, it’s where I fell in love—and then, on an anniversary trip, where I was proposed to...

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Theresa Gonzalez | March 8, 2019

 

Politics and #MeToo took center stage during the recent one-night sold-out showing of Brian Copeland’s latest play, The Great American Shit Show, co-written and performed with playwright...

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American Woman
Jacqueline Zenere | March 7, 2019

 

Sally LaPointe
Beginning her eponymous label in 2010 alongside her best friend-turned-business partner, Sarah Adelson, Sally LaPointe has achieved luxury designer status in a flooded contemporary market of...

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Clothes-Minded
Suzanne Ennis | March 6, 2019

 

What to wear when hosting a salon featuring an interview with the likes of CRISPR co-inventor Jennifer Doudna or Breakthrough Initiatives Executive Director Pete Worden for dozens of movers and shakers? If you’re...

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Tokyo Shift
Luke Tsai | March 4, 2019

 

In the nearly seven years since Kayoko Akabori and Yoko Kumano opened Umami Mart, their stylish Japanese barware and kitchenware store in Oakland, the two have cemented their reputation as...

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